Rajiv Bansal, Director-Operations, Global Indian International School (GIIS), India is a seasoned professional with 20+ years of commendable success in Strategic Planning, International Business Development, P&L Accountability, Budgeting & Forecasting, Sales & Marketing, Channel Management, Profit Center Operations, Key Account Management, Contract Negotiation, Operations Management, Process Enhancement, People Management.
Learning is a process of unfolding and growth. Learning doesn't begin and end only with the classroom. Students must have something they can access from any-where, whether it be school or from the comfort of their home. This is where technology comes into play. Technology has created blended learning environments, visual elements that blend technology into teaching and learning practices in a way that meets students where they are, prepares them for the future, and empowers them in new ways.
Technology is changing education, making it more accessible and assisting teachers in enhancing the quality and consistency of education. It brings new opportunities to create classroom experiences that are more personalized and engaging. Education has been digitalized now, making it attractive as well as easily adaptable. Students are having the best resources available to them. Digital ac-cess has given them the opportunities to learn, revise and repeat anything from anywhere, on their own, at their convenience. Digitalization of education has some fantastic benefits.
Time Efficient: Students are always looking for the best way to reduce their study load and time. From the advantage of digitalization, students can access any learning material and study at their convenient timings. Today, students live in a world where they need digital devices to fit into the scope, as the world prefers academically talented and technologically skilled people. The digitalization of education has helped students save time by increasing the accessibility of learning materials and studying at their own pace.
A pool of information for students: Digital learning fundamentally changes the way students learn and how teachers teach. It allows them to re-engage with a variety of information in a very different way. Digital learning has changed the way we read, comprehend, store, and even how we learn. With so many great technology-based learning tools available for educators to use, and an abundance of apps and free content available, there is now a digital economy of open content.
“Technology is changing education, making it more accessible and assisting teachers in enhancing the quality and consistency of education”
Better Results: In an age of ever-increasing technology, many schools harness the power of student data to help improve learning outcomes in the classroom. By leveraging analytical tools, teachers can positively impact their students' educational experience and enhance learning outcomes across the board. Infact, there are multiple advantages of the feedback provided by digital assessments - Not only for the students but also for the schools which can be more innovative about giving feedback to the teachers about what's working and what isn't when it comes to lesson planning. This analytics-based feedback mechanism, in a way, accelerates the learning journey of students and eventually better results.
Develops interest and curiosity to know more: Today's media technology allows educational institutions to revolutionize students' learning. When today's students be-gin to see education as something more than just learning content, they can leap towards exploring and understanding the topic deeply. They can have a broad perception of-realizing themselves in a social environment and creating their ideas and doing it all using new technology.
Healthy relations between students and teachers: Learning online gives you a much better scenario and a connection with the teacher. Clearing your doubts and understanding the concepts better anytime provides you flexibility. Students get a relationship with their teachers that can help them emotionally as well as academically. Students can connect things better with their teachers and can get to know everything that they want.
Learning is the key to success, and online education offers many opportunities for people looking to learn something different. Digitalization of education has therefore allowed the students to learn something better and in a more effective way. With the technology in their hands, they have access to an ocean of information and essential materials to boost their academic performance. Every year, schools have been trying to introduce something new, making the studies exciting and compelling.