Today, technology has revolutionized education & Little Heart Public School is keeping pace with the latest technological advances. The school has a Computer Lab, which is air conditioned and fully equipped with adequate number of terminals with latest configuration.
More than 20 computers with Internet connectivity for the use of students, teachers and staff working in Little Heart Public School. The School has successfully incorporated technology in the Lab as a learning tool for students and as a teaching tool for teachers. The school has a policy of one computer per child and the school computer lab is adequately equipped for the same.
Software applications such as Word Processor, Ms Excel are often taught in computer technology environment in school. Students are required to do programming at small levels which develop their concept of programming and logical thinking.
The school cadence that children must be computer literate and confident with technology so they are not left in the dark ages.Teachers demonstrate lessons to the entire class using projection technology to incorporate graphics such as picture, video and allowing greater opportunities than those available on the traditional chalk or white boards.
In today’s elementary classroom, technology aids expression. Students learn to make visual presentations, design websites for science projects and write book reviews as bloggers. Daily computer use is essential as it helps young learners understand various software tools. Although the software will change before they enter high school, they will have a basic understanding of how various classes of computer tools work.
Technology can help grade school students cultivate skills that they can carry with them through college and as adults in the working world. Research on the Internet fosters students’ analysis and problem-solving skills as they work individually and in teams to gather information and come to conclusions. Computer programming class can help develop critical thinking skills as students learn how to place tasks into a logical sequence and technical skills are developed through students’ using various software tools.
Mixing technology in the classroom supports learning and builds students’ confidence. When students are taught through slide shows or by showing films, the lessons are stimulating; when they access new information online, they feel motivated; and when they learn new software tools, they are empowered. Incorporating technology in the curriculum gives students a sense of purpose and their attitude toward their education becomes positive.
A report conducted by the IT Opportunities in Education Market showed that teachers in elementary schools noticed their students’ learning process is significantly richer today, because they integrated technology-based projects in their curriculum. Technology is an important element in grade school curriculum since it helps create a learning environment in which students are more confident and productive as they engage in projects that empower them to take ownership of their education.