Technology is slowly making its way into every sector. It is only a matter of time that technology is going to become a driving force of everything we do. The education sector has been criticized for many years for not promoting enough talent in students. A student’s success should be the number one priority for the teacher, and they should spend some time and research on how to promote learning in students. One of the best ways to do this is by using the latest technology. As the current generation is most affected by technology, it is only logical to use it to motivate students. Keeping that in mind, here are 4 ways teachers can use technology in a classroom.
Humans are generally more attracted to pictures and videos. Books can sometimes get very boring, and students can only pay attention to them for a limited time. Using multimedia comes in very handy if you want to enforce positive learning in students. You can make informative yet engaging presentation slides, which will definitely gather the attention of students. You can use eye-catching infographics to present large information in a summarized form so that it is easier for students to understand and learn it.
Digitalize Your Teaching Methods
If you want to reap the maximum benefits of technology, you need to incorporate digitalization in your teaching methodology. It is the world of smartphones, and it doesn’t matter how much you try to keep students and children away from it, they will most likely do the opposite. So, it is better that teachers create digital content for students. You can upload videos on YouTube so that students can learn from them. You can convert your notes to PDF format using sodapdf and share it with your students so that they can learn stuff from their digital books.
Using Social Media
As we all know that students are spending ample time on social media, we can take advantage of that. Integrating social media into the classroom to connect with students so that you can share the curriculum, share notes, spread information, and chat with them is the best way to help them. You can create a Facebook page for your class where you can start a discussion thread to discuss things. The goal of a teacher should be to promote learning in their students and you can easily do that through social media.
In the last, you can also use the internet and online polls to check how well the students are doing. Feedback should be a very core element of learning, as students can address the problems they are facing in the current system. Using online surveys can help you get the opinion of the students and figure out what’s working and what’s not. It will help you develop a teaching strategy that works best and something that students feel comfortable around. Accepting criticism is the first step towards betterment, which our education system needs to do very direly.
The Best Gadgets We’ve Seen in 2021 – So Far!
This year has been one of the most challenging years in the past couple of decades, but there’s one thing that can make us happy and satisfied – the number of useful gadgets and devices that have been revealed is higher than ever! It seems that the people in the tech industry are doing everything they can to take things to a whole new level and make all their users, buyers, and consumers happier than before. If you’re wondering what some of the coolest tech and gadgets reveals of 2021 are, here are a few things you need to check out as soon as you can.
It doesn’t matter how expensive your phone is, how fast your tablet is, and how reliable your laptop is – all these things come with limited battery life and you need to charge them over and over again. This is something that most users hate, and that’s why people who are in charge of these problems are trying to find a way to make things easier, simpler, and quicker. And it seems that they’ve finally been able to find such a solution!
A wireless charger is just the thing we’ve all been waiting for, and this is precisely what the name indicates – a charger that has several different charging options and fits different types of devices. Packed with a set of different cords that will work for all your mobile gadgets, this charger might end up becoming your favorite gadget in the world!
Have you ever felt like watching your TV and seeing what’s behind it? Well, even if you haven’t, you’ll be able to do so! Manufacturers have been anticipating this option for a while now, but it seems that transparent TVs are reaching new heights in 2021. With so many people being stuck at home and not being able to do anything else but watch TV, this idea is something we’ve all been waiting for our entire lives!
The real reason why this idea is so popular is still unknown, though, as you’d think not that many people wish to be able to see what’s behind their TV while enjoying their favorite Netflix show or some other TV content. But, being in control of what’s going on around you is something you can’t put a price on, and that’s why transparent TVs, as the epitome of modernity, are so in demand right now.
If you’ve ever been robbed or had your money stolen, you know how stressful and difficult it is to become a victim of this crime. That’s why feeling protected and safe is so priceless, and that’s precisely why people are getting more and more into those grid wallets that come with guaranteed safety no matter what happens. These wallets might seem like something very few people will be able to afford, but the truth is quite the opposite, especially if you find models that combine safety, practicality, and fair prices.
Those wallets that come with carbon fiber protection, for instance, will keep your cards safe and protected for as long as you’re alive. And if you pick an appealing carbon fiber minimalist wallet that comes with a lifetime warranty, you’ll have nothing to worry about ever again! The best thing about these wallets is that they look sleek, modern, and beautiful, which means they’ll fit all people, regardless of their sex, age, and style.
Whether you’re a fan of Star Wars or not – and if you’re using this gadget, the chances are that you’re a massive fan – you have to admit that an umbrella that turns into a lightsaber is one of the coolest things you’ve seen in a while! The concept of this gadget is so simple and easy to understand, but, at the same time, it’s something that looks so great and visually attractive that you’ll wonder how you’ve been living without a lightsaber umbrella all these years!
Probably the greatest thing about this umbrella is that it features several different colors – from the expected red and black to the unexpected but welcomed green and pink – which is precisely what makes it so useful and versatile. You can use it no matter what you’re wearing and how you’re feeling, so make sure you get this windproof and waterproof umbrella as soon as you can!
Of course, 2021 isn’t over yet, which means we probably have a few more cool gadgets to see before New Year, so start checking these out ASAP and get ready for the next reveals!
Panasonic Comes up with a New Full-range F1.7 Telephoto Zoom Digital Interchangeable Lens for Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic has introduced a new telephoto zoom digital interchangeable lens, the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X2550), which boasts a large F1.7 aperture throughout the entire 50-100mm (35mm camera equivalent) zoom range with exceptionally high optical performance clearing the stringent LEICA standards. The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. excels at both photo shooting and video recording, satisfying professional photographers and videographers alike.
The new LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X2550) is been designed to be paired with with the LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 10-25mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X1025), a currently available lens which has been highly acclaimed by creators. They both feature the full-range F1.7 high-speed aperture that provides beautiful bokeh and high descriptiveness. The two lenses cover a focusing distance from wide angle to telephoto, functioning as eight fixed focal length lenses (20mm / 24mm / 28mm / 35mm / 50mm / 75mm / 85mm / 100mm, 35mm camera equivalent) providing the same or an even higher level of descriptiveness than a fixed focal length lens can offer. They have common aperture, high descriptive performance, shape and operability, enabling creators to produce their own unique image product using these two lenses with minimal workflow.
Comprising 16 elements in 11 groups, the lens system features an aspherical lens and three Extra-low Dispersion (ED) lenses that effectively suppress the axial chromatic aberration and chromatic aberration of magnification. Spherical aberration and distortion are also corrected by the aspherical lenses for stunningly high resolution. The use of aspherical lenses and the optimum design of the lens system results in a compact size and light weight while still achieving outstanding optical performance.
Compatibility with a maximum 240-fps high-speed sensor drive realizes high-speed, high-precision auto focusing. In addition to the silent operation achieved by the inner focus drive system, the stepless aperture ring and micro-step drive system in the aperture control section help the camera to smoothly catch up to brightness changes when zooming or panning. The optical design achieves exceptional barycentric stability to minimize image shifts during zooming. A focus ring is equipped for intuitive, precise focusing and linear/ non-linear setting can also be switched with this ring. The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. also excels in video recording performance with a mechanism that suppresses focus breathing at entire zoom range.
The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. boasts minimum focusing distance of 0.28m (at wide end, 0.31m at tele end) and the maximum magnification ratio of 0.42x (35mm camera equivalent) for superior macro photography. The rugged dust/splash-resistant* design for high mobility withstands use under harsh conditions even in 10 degrees below zero. Filter diameter is in 77mm.
The LEICA DG VARIO-SUMMILUX 25-50mm / F1.7 ASPH. (H-X2550) will be available at valued channel partners for $1,799.99 at the end of August.
*Dust and Splash Resistant does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this lens is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.
•Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Global IOT market worth $106.1 billion by 2026 – Report by MarketsandMarkets
According to the new market research report “Industrial IoT Market by Device & Technology, Connectivity Type, Software, Vertical (Manufacturing, Energy, Oil & Gas, Healthcare, Retail, Transportation, Metals & Mining, Agriculture), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2026”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global IIoT market size is expected to grow from USD 76.7 billion in 2021 to USD 106.1 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast period.
The growth of the IIoT market is driven by factors such as technological advancements in semiconductor and electronic devices, increased use of cloud computing platforms, standardization of IPv6, and support from governments of different countries for R&D activities related to IIoT.
IIoT market for smart beacons technology to grow at a high rate from 2021 to 2026
The IIoT industry for smart beacons is expected to grow at a significant rate between 2021 and 2026. Smart beacons function as signal transmitters that are majorly battery-powered and can be configured with the help of a mobile app. This makes them scalable and highly portable; when Bluetooth-enabled devices, such as smartphones and tablets, come in a beacon’s vicinity, the signal turns on the application in these devices and triggers activities associated with the beacon signal. Further, the increasing demand for IoT solutions worldwide is expected to propel the growth of the market for smart beacons.
Manufacturing vertical held the largest share of the IIoT market in 2020
Over the past few years, there has been an introduction of new approaches and technologies, such as smart factories, cyber-physical systems, and intelligent robotics. Governments in countries such as Germany, the UK, France, the US, China, and India have taken several initiatives for encouraging manufacturers to increase their investments for the adoption of IIoT solutions. The manufacturing vertical is expected to hold the largest share of the IIoT industry in 2021. However, the demand for the agriculture vertical is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period.
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IIoT market in APAC to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period
The IIoT industry in APAC is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. APAC is the largest manufacturing hub globally; it is also emerging as a large-scale hub for the metals and mining vertical. Infrastructural and industrial developments in emerging economies such as China and India are contributing to the growth of the IIoT market in this region. These factors are contributing to the growth of the market in North America.
The leading players in the industrial IoT market are Huawei (China), Cisco (US), GE (US), Intel (US), Rockwell Automation (US), ABB (Switzerland), Texas Instruments (US), Honeywell (US), IBM (US), KUKA AG(Germany), NEC Corporation (Japan), Bosch.IO (Germany), Siemens AG (Germany), and SAP (Germany).
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