How Tech Savvy Is Your School?


As the world moves down the technological and information highway, schools are adapting to hitech devices to bring about major changes in the classroom. For instance, Podar International School in Mumbai plans to introduce the Apple iPad 2 in classrooms to encourage technology-driven learning. Interestingly, D Y Patil International School in Worli introduced iPads in 2010. The parents of the students have the choice of purchasing the iPad 2 from the school itself on an outright basis or they can avail of a financial scheme on offer. With innovative methods of teaching like 3D images, topics such as the solar system can be taught effectively rather than teachers simply explaining such topics. However, psychiatrists are worried about the sudden tech boost where human interaction is taken over by gadgets as well as the decline in the student-teacher bond.

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