COVID-19 has caused a seismic shift in the digital transformation of schools. In the largest online movement in education– ever - remote and blended classrooms have become the new norm. Change, particularly when thrust upon us, brings challenges for those involved, in this case not only students, but teachers and IT support staff in schools.
So, what are the issues arising from the mass move to distance and blended classrooms, and what upgrades do schools need to support teachers and IT staff?
In summary, schools, large and small, find themselves in uncharted waters. To support teachers and the success of students, it’s more critical than ever that schools are equipped with the right tech tools.
According to survey findings from CDW Corporation, a provider of technology products, IT leaders in the education sector, have identified the top three technology tools key to engaging students in online learning whilst simultaneously simplifying workflow for teachers. These are:
In addition, with equipment spread between schools and homes, a centralised device management system is another essential to be considered for hybrid learning. In short, when purchasing new technology, schools need to consider precisely how the device will allow class interaction, collaboration, file sharing and IT management.
Whilst the challenges are many, with the BenQ smart projector, the solution is simple. This innovative classroom projector is:
COVID-19 has had a staggering impact on K-12 education and education technology – and will continue to do so for some time. Periodic outbreaks of COVID-19 are to be expected, meaning schools will need the ability to seamlessly transition between distance, face to face and hybrid learning. The right tools for the task have never been so essential.
This is a tool that makes it easier to engage students and allows teachers to deliver more with less effort. The BenQ classroom projector - meeting the challenges posed by digital transformation head on.