Technology can most definitely be used for more than just entertainment purposes. As a matter of fact, technology should be used for more than just our entertainment. With so much intelligence available at such convenience, it would be a shame to pass up the opportunity to integrate such ability into our educational needs.
Some schools are already on this bandwagon, using nothing but electronic books and tablets to educate children. For this level of technology, you may want to outsource any tech support for the school. If your interest is peaked, you should read on through the finish of this article. Here are a few of the most useful gadgets available for educational purposes and how they might be integrated into education.
Visible Body: 3D Human Anatomy
This gadget definitely has its place in the classroom. The science classroom to be more specific. Teaching anatomy and physiology will be easier and more fun than ever with Visible Body. Your students (or even yourself) can actually piece together the human body slowly, while learning its components along the way. If you’re looking for a more tactile and interactive way to teach the organs and systems of the body to your students, here is your chance. A yearly subscription to access is only about forty dollars a month for schools, and a one time charge of about a hundred dollars for an individual.
This is an excellent way to get your kids into the art of taking thorough notes. This program actually allows students to transcribe their notes, and sell them to other students. The possibility of making money will most likely grab the attention of some students that may have had no interest in taking notes before. Little entrepreneurs will have the ability to capitalize on their blossoming ideas, all while they are learning the material needed to succeed in class.
Tablets & iPads
Tablets and iPads have become the next classroom bookstore. No more heavy books weighing your students down. With a tablet or iPad, all the information they could possibly need to succeed can be made available in the palm of their hands. You can host interactive classroom activities, and keep students involved in the learning process. If the school you are working with requires a more cost efficient effort, then the tablets are the more cost efficient investment.
The MindFlex invention is fantastic for teaching children the power of their own minds. It’s an interactive game that uses mind energy to physically manipulate a ball through a series of obstacles without touching it. MindFlex new device will provide an excellent way to stir up the kid’s interest in physics and neurology.