Reading, writing, arithmetic, now, with tech

How schools are using tech to transform education.

02 May 2024

Catherine Stewart, Spark Schools

Digitally fluent, Generation Alpha is demanding dynamic learning experiences. Imagine a science class where students in Johannesburg team up with students in Japan to conduct a virtual experiment on plant growth in different environments. Or a history lesson where VR headsets have kids walking the underground arena of Rome’s Colosseum.

Technology is breaking down geographical barriers in classrooms, creating a deeper understanding and connection to the subject matter for a more engaging and memorable learning experience. It’s freeing up valuable classroom time for deeper exploration and tailored instruction, and building critical thinking as children tackle real-world issues in a global setting.

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