Digital Classrooms – When technology enters in the classroom!!!!
Digital Technology integrates digital tools for effective teaching, learning, communication and evaluation. Digital classroom is an innovative way of teaching in which teacher’s role is less central but definitely not unimportant. There are certain features of Digital Classrooms:
• Sharing of E-board
• Control presentation from E- board
• Recording of the explanation for future use
Digital Classroom helps in continuous evaluation. ‘Memorizing knowledge and reproducing it on demand does not develop students’ reasoning skills’. It not only helps in monitoring and analyzing but at the same time helps in guiding the performance of individual student or group of students. It helps in coming out with innovative way of teaching with technology enabled education making the students flexible and tech-savvy. It is believed that a picture is worth thousand words. Animation adds spice to teaching. Most important of all is TIME. Students are the consumer of knowledge and customers of academy. Traditional classrooms are place and time bound and source of knowledge and learning was only professor but now it is beyond that.