Technology in Education

The government is leading a massive campaign to make affordable high-speed Internet and provide online teaching tools to even the most remote and rural institutions. The pandemic has further moved states to adopt online standardized tests for primary and intermediate schools rather than generic paper and pencil tests. In India, public schools now give at least one computer to every five students. They spend about $3 billion on digital content each year.

Digital learning technologies can assist teachers to enhance their lesson plans and encourage personalised learning by increasing student involvement. It also aids in the development of critical 21st-century abilities.

Virtual classrooms, video, augmented reality (AR), robots, and other technology tools can help teachers collect data on student performance while also making the class more interesting.

Observers must know where to look to stay up with what is changing (and what isn’t). The burgeoning ed-tech business is competing for a piece of an $8 billion-plus annual market for hardware and software. The “early adopters of ed-tech like districts, schools, and instructors making the most creative and successful use of the new resources at their disposal,. This also gives them a competitive edge.