Kerala Public Schools First in Jamshedpur to Introduce ‘Augmented Reality’ to Classrooms
Jamshedpur, July 18: Kerala Public Schools (KPS) have embraced ‘augmented reality in classrooms’.
KPS Principal Sharat Chandran Nair explained how Kerala public schools are always ready to embrace new technologies for the benefit of children.
Addressing a press conference at KPS Kadma on Saturday, the school principal said: “This time it’s ‘augmented reality’. As the school struggles with the challenges of fee collection and the severe budget deficit, Kerala’s public schools have always been empathetic towards the issues faced by parents and their stakeholders. The school constantly strives to make the teaching-learning process enjoyable, especially when the children have to sit down. for long, monotonous hours in front of laptop or computer screens.
KPS Schools are the 1st chain of schools in Jamshedpur to introduce “augmented reality” into the classroom. “
Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the biggest tech trends right now, and it’s only going to spread as smartphones and other AR-ready devices become more accessible around the world.
world. The AR experience includes 25% digital reality and 75% existing reality. It does not replace the entire environment with the virtual one; rather, it integrates virtual objects into the real world.
Nair added, “In our school, the adoption and implementation of AR has led to a better understanding of complex and abstract concepts, as students are able to visualize them in reality and are able to quickly comprehend topics. difficult with 3-dimensional model representations. Augmented Reality is a supplement that amplifies teachers to conduct interactive and fun lessons.
He went on to inform that children are able to visualize concepts much better, that all complex subjects can be understood for better learning outcomes. Children are able to understand theories and practices. The retention power increases, which will help the child to perform well on the examination. There is a lot of interaction and engagement from the students. The radiant faces of the students help teachers understand their inner joy and contentment with understanding the lesson.
Today, 95% of adolescents own a smartphone which is also used for constructive results. Parents and teachers don’t have to spend more to buy interactive learning and teaching tools.
The practical knowledge, without any physical need for laboratory equipment, that students acquire is an added benefit to the teacher-learning community. AR apps make it easy to learn anytime and anywhere from smartphones. It is the best way to replace paper books, posters, huge physical models, etc.
Augmented reality has helped teachers make lessons more interesting, interactive, and successful, as students’ quick attention increases levels of engagement. Teachers and trainers have become guides and facilitators for students. Teacher-student collaboration in classrooms has improved as the digital elements of AR have the power to intrigue students. The beaming faces of the students helped the teachers to understand the inner joy and contentment of the education being provided, said Kadma Sharmila, Principal of the Kerala Public School. Mukherjee.
This installation helps children visualize complex concepts and gives objects a 3-dimensional image for easy understanding.
The comments from children, parents and teachers have been overwhelming. Augmented reality has been incorporated into kindergarten classrooms as standard. XII, she added.
The academic directors of the Kerala public schools, Lakshmi where Rachna were also present for the press conference.
The directors of the public schools of Kerala Kadma- Sharmila, Gamharia- Rashmi, Mango-Rupa, NML- Gurmeet & Burmamines – Harwinder as well as the director of the public school of Kerala Kadma – Alamelu, Mango – Abha & Burmamines – Samuel were also present at the press conference.