How important is educational technology in today’s education industry?  

How important is educational technology in today's education industry?  

The education industry has recently undergone a complete transformation in the past few years. The once dormant and quiet sector has had to rethink its entire operating model during the coronavirus initiated lockdown and has also seen new policy changes, with the Central Government’s New Education Policy brought into effect last July. The education sector has been ripe for disruption for a while, and educational technology companies are leading the charge to revamp the way students engage with content. Education Technology has seen widespread adoption across the world and has been…

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Digital Classrooms or Hybrid Learning Models?: Difference Between these New Age Learning Models

Digital Classrooms or Hybrid Learning Models

Over the past year, the coronavirus decimated business prospects across the country, and the traditional education industry was no exception. With physical locations shut, schools had no choice but to adapt their models to include technology. This article will explore two different types of tech-based education approaches – digital classrooms and hybrid models, and delve into the pros and cons of each. Digital Classrooms Over the past ten to twelve months, the concept of virtual classes gained popularity in schools and coaching institutes alike. Virtual classrooms use video conferencing technology…

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Hybrid Coaching Models – The Future of Education System

Hybrid Coaching Models – The Future of Education System

Hybrid Coaching is a relatively new concept in India – but has gained high traction over the past year, thanks to the pandemic and the nationwide lockdown. Hybrid Coaching is an easy enough concept to grasp – it involves the integration of technology with the overall education process. According to a survey, 10.00% of the coaching industry’s market share belongs to large, branded coaching institutes, another 10.00% belongs to educational technology companies, while the rest is fragmented between thousands of smaller, localized coaching centers. Over the next decade, education technology…

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Prepare Your Children For the AI Driven World

Prepare your children for the AI driven world

Artificial intelligence has already begun disrupting entire industries, and it’s poised to completely transform the way people work. As businesses across all industries adopt AI tools in droves, they’ll need employees who can use them effectively.  AI in schools As schools wrestle with questions around how to incorporate computer science into their curriculum, they need to start factoring AI into the equation.  There are two approaches to teach AI to kids.  1st approach This approach is used when a separate AI curriculum isn’t feasible. AI subjects can be incorporated into other…

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What is the Digital Education System?: 5 advantages of Digital Education Systems for students

What is the Digital Education System?: 5 advantages of Digital Education Systems for students

People make use of technology every day to improve on the way they accomplish specific tasks, and this is making them look smarter. It is being used in various sectors, for example, the way we use technology in classrooms to improve the learning methods of students and to make the teacher’s job easier. Gone are the days when classroom training was restricted to textbook learning, teachers using the blackboard to students writing notes in copies. It’s more chalk and talk in most schools. Digital education is making its way into…

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How technology can help you learn at home

How technology can help you learn at home

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have forced Indian institutions to adopt the digital classroom as a delivery mechanism for lectures as opposed to the traditional on-site teaching method. While schools and colleges have moved online just recently, the education technology space has been gaining traction for the past decade. Today, there are multiple digital technologies and platforms students can use to learn remotely without attending in-person lectures. Remote learning provides students with several advantages, depending on the platform being used – one of the most significant advantages is that users…

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Technology can’t replace teachers; BUT teachers with technology will replace the teachers without technology

Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.-Heidi Hayes Jacobs   Technology can’t replace teachers in classroom. The Indian education system is not equipped to deliver quality education to children in tier 3 and tier 4 cities. Two third of the surveyed students in age of 14- 16 years were unable to solve simple mathematical problems as per their syllabus. This makes a very strong case for a Practice Based Learning system. SpeedLabs has designed a very…

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5 Useful Tips To Score 300+ Marks In Biology In NEET

Every year, more than 10 lakh students sit for the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) in the hope that they will get 1 out of the 1 lakh seats available in India’s premier medical and dental colleges. It goes without saying that competition for a medical seat is quite stiff and thus, cracking the NEET exam is an extremely important step. The NEET exam comprises of 3 sections – physics, chemistry and biology, with 180 questions to be completed in 180 minutes. The biology section of the paper has the…

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