A smart school is defined as the use of advanced equipment and digital technology in classrooms to enhance the overall educational environment and learning experience.
This includes using education management systems and mechanisms such as video projectors, digital note-taking tools and cloud-based database storage. The global smart learning market is expected to reach a value of $56.5 billion by the year 2024, with a compound annual growth rate of 19.5%.
With the rise of remote learning, smart schools are becoming a more and more vital aspect of providing a satisfactory academic experience. Smart schools can fundamentally and successfully remove geographical, technological and digital barriers to expanded and diverse educational and learning opportunities.
Why teachers now prefer smart schools
1) Easy access to online information
In a smart school, access to educational and learning material is securely and instantly accessible to teachers, parents and students. A smart school can enable students to easily access a sizeable cloud-based database of available educational data and attendance records that can help them better understand their curriculum and learn at their own pace.
Furthermore, this will allow educational institutions to provide a much better learning experience than ever before. It is even possible to record and automatically upload lessons to easily accessible cloud-based storage. So that students never have to miss out on learning material. This also enables students to learn at their own pace by rewatching recorded video lectures.
2) Paperless note-taking
One of the main difficulties teachers face in conventional classrooms is ensuring that students are writing and maintaining comprehensive and complete written notes. However, this process can prove to be tedious and time consuming for both students and teachers. A smart school replaces physical notebooks and textbooks with digital note-taking tools, organisational features and online textbook documents.
Various features equipped these digital note-taking tools with such as differently coloured highlighters and scanning options. This will not only make academic lessons more interesting but also reduce your educational institution’s carbon footprint.
3) Effective and interactive learning experience
Smart schools allow teachers to share knowledge and learning opportunities in a much more effective, interactive and innovative way. Digital technology such as animated presentations, digital documents and visual tools can help teachers provide a much more creative and engaging learning experience.
Furthermore, smart school management systems can create automatically generated quizzes, online tests and group activities that can help make learning more interactive. The use of digital collaborative communication platforms can improve the communication gaps between students, parents and teachers.
Online communication can significantly improve Teacher-student relationships. For example, they can address queries and concerns at all hours of the day. Crust’s enterprise-grade messaging tools can make academic communication and collaboration much more convenient and unrestricted.
Manage your school with Crust
Smart school management can help revolutionise and revitalise your educational institution.
Smart schools are only expected to rise in popularity and necessity in years to come.
Crust’s low code platform can help you create smart school management software that will help you deliver the best educational learning experience possible. Try a demo so that you can transform your educational institution into an efficient smart school.