What is a Smart ClassroomWhy smart classroomThe 21st Century LearnerThe idea behind Smart ClassroomsEquipmentActive LearningActive TeachingAdvantagesDisadvantagesThe Smart Classroom ExperienceResearchDevelopmentHow to beginConclusion What is a Smart Classroom?
An electronically enhanced Classroom.
Use computers ,multimedia and network technologies.
Also called Digital or new media classrooms.
Interactive teachings along with the use of different types of visual equipment
Why smart classroom
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CreativeMobileMultitasking Collaborative ProducersHence, we need smart classrooms
The idea behind Smart Classrooms
To Improve teachers effectiveness and productivity in class.
To brings abstract and difficult curriculum concepts to life inside classrooms.
To Make learning an enjoyable experience for students.
To Improve academic performance of students.
To Enable instant formative assessment of learning outcomes in class.
To enable teachers to instantly assess and evaluate the learning achieved by their students in class.Equipment
Laptop Connections for Guest Speakers
Research in the science of learning emphasizes the importance of requiring students to be active inventors rather than passive recipients.
Students can show their assignments and discuss them
Beneficial for students with limited motor skills
Students can have discussions and competition with other students from different countries of the world
No need for teachers to check question papers or assignments.
Quick response from students
Distant teaching made possible
Expert Teachers from all over the world can teach hundreds of students at once
Interaction with students and teachers from different countries.
Students respond well to video clips illustrating a concept YouTube
Students can record Lecture and Notes
Develops interests in students
Teaching Chemistry in a Smart Class
Costly to integrate into schooling
Equipment requires maintenance
Under privilege schools do not have access to such technology
Teachers lack training and technical difficulties The Smart Classroom Experience
Smart Classrooms can enhance content and presentation
PowerPoint presentation which reviews the major points of the lesson.
With the computer's desktop being projected relevant Internet sites can add variety to any lesson.
Empower studentsStudent presentation using PowerPoint
Show their assignments and discuss themResearchSurvey done bySMART Multimedia Classrooms:
From a survey, normal students were compared to those who were taught in a smart classroom.The same syllabus, question paper and same teachers were provided to both sides.Result clearly shows that students who studied in smart classrooms got better results every time.ResearchSurvey done bySMART Multimedia Classrooms:
In 2004, an overwhelming majority of faculty (86.8%) expressed the desire to use Smart classrooms, while 13.2% of them believed that existing Classrooms met theirrequirements.Development
Smart Class technology is already widespread in western countries schools
Smart Classrooms can make a positive and remarkable difference in how teachers teach and learners learn.
Students/Teachers prefer Smart Classrooms
In Pakistan there are also a few smart classrooms
OK looks interesting, how to I begin?
Take your time adapting to this new technology
Start to use one piece at a timePowerPoint/Adobe pdf give your lectures
Add some Smart Board interaction
Create Podcasts of your lectures
Post them on the internet
Smart Classrooms have a positive impact on students
Develops interests in students
Provides more flexibility to teachers
Unfortunately it can not be implemented all over the world.