Edtech has the potential to change schooling into a more globalized, participatory experience while also posing new challenges in terms of learner time management and classroom administration.
But it’s not all doom and gloom. Wearable technology can be incorporated in the classroom with a little devotion and assistance from teachers to help learners interact with courses in a more significant and enduring way.
Ways in Integrating Wearable Technologies in Learning
Here are the different methods to integrate wearable technology in schools. Continue reading to learn more.
1. Virtual Reality Headsets
Virtual reality allows users to immerse themselves in some other perspective, time, or location, making it ideal for teaching history, other cultures, and historic cities to students.
2. Fitness Tracking Devices
Instead of running one mile once a week, students can track their daily fitness improvement and progression throughout the school year.
3. GoPros and Video Recorders
Teachers can employ wearable, handy video recorders to capture courses and in-class conversations, which can afterwards be seen by learners who were missing or unable to attend that day.
Smartwatches can allow learners be more accountable and self-regulatory in their learning experiences by improving communication between them and their teachers.
5. Google Glass
Google Glass encircles the wearer’s head with all of the functionality of a smartphone. They include WiFi and 4G connectivity, which allows instructors and learners to communicate even while they are at home.