Education played a significant role throughout history; it is the basic need of every child and our stepping stone to life itself. Throughout history, education has changed with evolving technology.
As we are entering a new decade, it’s time we discuss the impending changes we are likely to see in future.
1. Smart Devices will Enjoy a Respectable Role in Education
Tablets and smart boards have become an important part of classrooms around the world. But if we want these devices to be effective, we need the curricula in digital form.
So far, some institutes have launched digital content for secondary stages to support the introduction of smart technology into classrooms.
Students can access the circular and download; it will improve their studying experience. The content should be more than an e-book, it should be an interactive book with a virtual lab which students can use to find references to improve their understanding and conduct experiments.
Multi-touch boards will become a norm. It will accommodate more than one user at a time.
2. 3D Printing
It will help with creative explaining. Teachers do need to go beyond the content provided in the syllabus to explain something to their pupil, 3D printing can help you with it.
3D printing can be used in any curriculum which needs cross-sectional visualization. It will allow students to interact, touch and grasp anything from molecular structures to body parts, etc. It will improve their understanding and boost their creativity.
Currently, 3D printing is hard for most schools because it is quite costly. Moreover, it is not implemented properly.
3. Virtual Reality
Wearable technology will help explain a lot of things to students. Rom laws of motion to historical events, you can imagine what it can help you achieve. Put simply; it will help your students interact with their curricula like never before.
Wearable technology is very expensive for schools. But it’s a great technology which you can blend with your school curriculum. Several apps are being developed and have already developed that helps use VR for educational purposes.
Although video games are believed to be a distraction from education, it can help your children to learn better. One example is it’s a primary competitor of using Facebook or social media. Companies around the world are seeing this as an incredible opportunity and using various technologies to develop content that will help educate children.
Yes, teachers will be able to craft a learning experience via gaming. For starters, physical activity and musical instruments are currently used in institutes to help children grasp a few subjects.
Massive Open Online Courses are a study made available online for the masses. It is a concept that is adopted by different educational platforms like EDSmart. It lets the teacher upload videos of them explaining different lessons from the mandated public curriculum.
This will help expand the reach of institutes and accommodate students off campus. It will improve the efficiency of institutes trying to teach children while helping students to cut off their expenses.