By Kiran Dham, CEO, Globus Infocom Ltd.
Education has seen a tremendous transition in recent years, owing to rapid technological improvements. This is where India’s educational system is gradually changing away from traditional teaching methods and towards more modern, technology-driven alternatives. The growing availability of smartphones and pervasive internet connectivity has accelerated the incorporation of digital tools into education.
Among the noteworthy advancements that have captured the educational scene, the seamless integration of Smart Board Technologies into classrooms has emerged as a ray of hope. Furthermore, the introduction of smart boards has not only replaced traditional chalkboards but has also transformed classrooms into dynamic, interactive learning spaces.
As a result, it is safe to predict that advancements in smart board technology will have a huge impact on the future of the ed-tech sector as India grows.
Smart Board Technologies: An Awareness and Its Implications Smartboards, also known as digital boards, have had a huge impact on education, making it more
interactive and interesting for students while also allowing teachers to produce dynamic and immersive lessons. Teachers, for example, can use the board to annotate photos and videos to explain complex concepts, use subject tools to explain complex concepts and display images, videos, and other multimedia information to assist students in grasping complex concepts. Teachers can now differentiate instruction and respond to the requirements of individual students thanks to smart board technology. In addition, technology emerged as a useful tool for collaborative learning, allowing students to collaborate.
Advancement: An Urgent Need
While Smart Board Technologies have a significant potential impact, various issues, such as cost, infrastructure, and training, must be carefully considered to achieve their seamless incorporation into the Indian education system. Several classroom solutions based on smart board technology are transforming the face of classroom pedagogy in educational institutions, empowering both teachers and students.
Digital boards are the cornerstone of smart board technology, providing instructors with a dynamic canvas on which to present digital content, interact with multimedia resources, and develop fascinating interactions with students. They provide a collaborative learning environment by combining cutting-edge technology, effective tools for subject and annotation, and innovative features for easy information sharing.
As technology advances, these digital boards will become even more valuable, elevating classroom experiences to new heights. Furthermore, India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development reports a significant increase in the use of digital technologies in classrooms, with digital boards playing a critical role in this transformative transition.
Language Labs on the Internet: India's linguistic diversity presents a perfect atmosphere for the
empowerment of digital language labs, which provide language learning based on the LSRW (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) methodology. Language laboratories, with interactive exercises, pronunciation practice, and real-time feedback, are positioned to make a big contribution to language proficiency, developing language learning as a skill, and greatly improving the ed-tech sector’s future.
This is especially important given the prominence of language study for better professional opportunities.
Displays that are interactive: It is not an exaggeration to assume that smart board capabilities will increase in parallel with technology advancements. This is where interactive displays have emerged as leaders in the transformation of classrooms into collaborative places where numerous users can work on projects at the same time, promoting creativity and the future of ed-tech. With virtual learning support and an incorporated interactive suit laden with features, the futuristic interactive displays offer a favorable learning environment.
Markets predict that the global interactive display market will reach $13.2 billion by 2025, led by rising demand for novel teaching methods and government efforts encouraging digital learning.
Smartboard Technologies: The Future of Ed-Tech
It comes as no surprise that the future trajectory of smart board technologies inside Indian ed-tech has the potential to completely transform the educational landscape. While obstacles remain, the dynamic technological ecosystem, in conjunction with the effect and growth of technology, will pave the way for a more participatory, engaging, and accessible educational system. As the country continues on its digital transformation journey, smart boards are poised to become a vital aspect of classrooms, cultivating a generation of tech-savvy learners armed with the skills and competencies to confidently meet tomorrow's challenges.