Traditionally, until the COVID pandemic, the offline modes of teaching (physical classroom teaching) have been prevalent across the world. Since the pandemic, the importance of online modes of education have been realized and the world is now gravitating towards one that combines both – which is the hybrid model.
The usage of artificial intelligence in education is rapidly growing. From small aspects such as chatbots to big aspects such as virtual reality, educators are using these tools in their classrooms to better the learning experience for students.
It is clear by now that educational technology is the direction in which the world is moving towards. A few reasons why teachers should use technology in their classrooms are laid out below.
The importance of technology has been highlighted through the COVID-19 pandemic, however educators all over the world have realized that such a powerful concept must not be limited to being a crisis-management tool. Technology can be a powerful educational tool when used as a part of existing curriculum.
Collaboration in education has always existed, but in recent times, the shift in individual learning to group learning has been realized and multiple studies have been conducted on the same. Collaboration has immense benefits amongst students, not only academic but also social and psychological.
Virtual science labs are designed to improve students' laboratory skills through an online learning platform. They rank among the most significant e-learning resources. Virtual laboratories provide both students and teachers with a lot of benefits. Teachers can arrange experiments without having to travel to the physical lab locations.