INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY – (ICT) IN EDUCATION
Is the mode of education that use information and communication technology to support on norms and optimise the delivery of information. World wide research has shown that ICT can lead to improve students learning and better teaching efforts. It can enhance the quality education by increasing learners motivation and engagement by facilitating the acquisition of basic skills and by enhancing teacher training when. It is also transformation tool which when used appropriately can promote the shift to a learner countered environment.
In Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaay students and teachers can access the facility of ICT. For the purpose NVS has developed good ICT infrastructure.
School provide the students following facilities under ICT.
Using these facilities teachers prepare their lesson plans, power point presentations, Practical demonstrations, videos, animations, motivational and the separate time table has been films. Prepared for each subject for smart class room.
1.Teacher’s Training:Workshops are being organized regularly for the teachers in order to train them to incorporate ICT in effective teaching. In these workshops teachers were trained to use Interactive Board/LED, Laptops equipped with latest Operating systems like Windows 8 and Linux-Ubuntu and Tablets. The teachers were also given training to use various quality resources available on internet like NROER, CIET, NCERT; for their content enrichment to make their teaching more qualitative. A user Id for each teacher on NROER has already been created for free access of the useful resource sharing in the national level repository.
2. Smart Learning for Students: The smart learning tool (software package) containing study material as per CBSE syllabus has been installed in the Smart Class Room and the students of 6th to 10th Class are being taught through the same. The software package contains comprehensive educational resources related to CBSE syllabus along with question-answer database. A separate time-table has also been charted out to implement the same effectively.
3. ICT integration and enhancing Quality of Education: Assessment of Speaking and Listening (ASL) for CBSE 9th and 10+1 Class is being facilitated through FOSS i.e. Audacity; as the students as well as the language teachers have been trained to use the tool. Teachers are using the online educational resources to optimum level to enhance the quality of knowledge dissemination by incorporating multi-media (text, images, audio and video) to address the need of teaching learning process for more effectiveness. ICT tools are being facilitated for preparation of projects of various subjects for Cluster as well as regional level exhibitions. The requisite exposure of Internet to students has been provided in order to access High order thinking (HOTs) question bank on respective subjects. Students have also been encouraged to take up online tests to cement the concepts learnt.