|By Sai | July 13, 2012|
SMART Technologies launches Bangalore Chapter for Teachers Training
Hyderabad, July 12: Canada based SMART Technologies Inc, a leading provider of interactive whiteboards and other class room automation solutions announced the launch of the Bangalore chapter of its successful SMART Professional Development Program for Teachers. The program unveiled by P. Mohan Kumar, Country Manager- Education Consulting, SMART Technologies.
The said program is focused on addressing the need to train teachers in the use of interactive educational technology tools, the company said in press release.
The aim of the program is to help educators acquire technology skills enabling them to actively integrate digital learning tools in their teaching process for improved learning outcomes. SMART plans to train around 100 teachers from over 50 schools in Hyderabad in the first wave of this program in the city.
Under the SMART Professional Development Program – India, SMART Technologies’ team of Education Consultants will conduct a series of workshops across 15 major cities in India in order to prepare teachers in the use of technology tools including the industry-leading SMART Notebook™ collaborative learning software. Over six million teachers have activated SMART Notebook software to create and deliver engaging lessons for more than 40 million students in 175 countries around the world. The award-winning software enables educators to bring course material alive for learners with the aid of various interactive tools, videos, images and digital activities allowing lessons to be highly engaging and dynamic for students. The training sessions will be offered to teachers at no cost.
SMART solutions have been adopted in over 15,000 classrooms across 3,000 schools for enhanced learning outcomes, the company said.
Source: Press Release.
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