Changing Tides

We may not like the ways and rapid changes taking place in a person, its thinking or the ways of teaching, we cannot disagree with the fact that some of it is actually a useful methodology which is being adapted to improve the quality of learning amongst the young children.

The trends reveal that these days’ children are being taught in schools how to use an iPad, or a tab, advanced technological know-how is being imparted to the kids so that they can excel in their academics.

There are certain android applications which serve purposefully for a school going adult in building up their own applications. Many applications such as smart dictionary, text-to-voice software, language translator’s software are among the many tools that are available, which one can install into these devices and use them to help in studies.

Moreover, the latest iPads and Galaxy Tabs have very close function to a full-features laptop where you can install the applications like Word Processor and Spread sheet to do assignments and group projects. So these gadgets are not only items of show off and fancy, but they are actually helping the students to conduct advanced research at the tip of their fingertips.

Gone are the days of computers, the motto of technological advancements these days is, ‘the smaller the gadget the better and efficient it is’. However, it is true that kids often misuse their freedom of possessing an iPad or a Tab by indulging into wrong doings which is also not a good thing. Hence, parents consider it best in the interest of their kid to not give them such a grand gadget unless they come off age, where they understand the responsibility of handling things.

Some of the schools, who like to educate their students and equip them with the knowledge of modern technologies, usually hold either workshops or camps, which help the child in understanding the importance of the technology and also helps them or teaches them to know the various applications that they can use for the purpose of assignments or other projects.

Being easy and handy in approach, iPads and Tabs are replacing the laptops also. If complex things and work could be done on a smaller gadget they why carry a heavy laptop, which increases the burden of your own luggage. It is wise and a good idea to change onself with the changing times and tides. Because what happened ages ago cannot happen again, when there are innumerable options waiting to alternate the older ones.


Minu Aravind is a self-motivated writer and blogger with an ability to develop unique content, is associated with India’s top schools. She is a strong advocate of high-grade education, and focuses to develop blogs and articles in the field of education, parenting, and child development and so on.



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