The vast and enticing virtual universe offered up by technology provides a colorful, trendy, fast paced environment for everyone—including students using technology in the classroom. From GPS directions, to hundreds of exciting social media connections, cyber-space is a glorious place.
Now compare that universe to a typical classroom comprised of textbooks, chalkboards, lectures, and taking notes; no wonder so many students are bored. How can teachers possibly compete with the onslaught of hi-tech over-stimulation?
It’s simple—by intelligently blending educational technology with curriculum. Most students know and love computing. So why not put this mindset to work in learning something? Fujitsu has teamed up with a number of schools who are moving education into the 21st century. Hi-tech classrooms provide students limitless vistas to explore when seeking an answer. With this technology in the classroom, they can easily link to and collaborate with fellow students. Instantaneous connectivity gives teachers a virtual one-to-one relationship with students. Creating a report is exhilarating when you have all the tools available on a computer. Learning becomes challenging, exciting and fun.