The advancements in technology over the recent years have changed the way teachers teach and students learn today. Educational technologies have removed all the physical boundaries. Online teaching and mobile learning has become the latest trend. Teachers are able to reach students all around the world with just a few clicks on the computer mouse.
Mobile phone is also transforming in to an educational tool. Today, teachers find it easy to keep track of the students’ records with the help of the technology. The data required by the students has been made easily accessible by various education based technologies. Some of the latest gadgets and applications that are used for educational purposes are listed below
The ATOMS Express toys
The kindergarten students will enjoy learning with these toys. Actually ATOMS Express toys are made of small motors and blocks, which will assist the students to create new toys. These toys will improve the thinking capacity of the brain and the students will become more active.
Multiplo will take the learning abilities of the students to the next level. It aids the students to learn about the basics of Robotics and guides them to create their own Robot which can perform small tasks.
The Arch Mount
Arch mount can be used by the teachers and the students for presentation purposes in the classroom. The Arch mount keeps the tablets at a higher position during presentations, as they are small in size to be used for presenting data in the classroom.
Basically, PIXEL is a LED display which is interactive. It can be used to teach art to the students. Pixel art is displayed on the LED and with the help of the smart phone the images can be changed.
The Iris scan book 2
It enables the students to scan any document easily and it does not require the connection of the computer. The data that is scanned can be sent to the mobile phone or the tablet via Bluetooth.
The Iris Pen scanner
Any sentence or paragraph from the book can be scanned and the scanned data can be retyped in the desired application.
The Livescribe Smartpen
This smart pen is the best gadget so far. This pen has the ability to store the information which is written by you or which is heard by you.
Applications and Web based technologies
The Mark up
This application is used by the teachers to mark the exams on the iPad. Tests can be assigned with the iPad and the exams are submitted through the email.
They create educational based applications for the mobile phones. These applications can be used by the students and the teachers.
This is an educational tool that will help students in their presentations.
Skype can be used for educational purposes. Through conferencing students can attend the classes of the guest teachers.
This is mathematical software that will help the students to learn mathematics easily. Teachers can also use this software to teach efficiently, as it comes complete with interactive geometry, algebra and spreadsheets.