"Samsung School”, the Company’s Vision of the Next-Generation Classroom launched at sModern School, New Delhion May 07, 2013
Samsung School solution demonstrates commitment to improve student learning with easy-to-use immersive technology for the digital classroom
Already, the widespread adoption of tablets, mobile applications, social networks and digital content is having a profound effect on students around the world. They expect their learning environment to be digital and interactive. “Students today are digital natives; as they embark on their learning journey, they expect interactive software and content,” says Mr Hyoil Kim, Vice President, Enterprise Business Team at Samsung India. “This level of interactivity can only be achieved if the education sector focuses not only on devices that motivate students to be active participants in their own education, but solutions and content that increase collaboration and networking in the learning environment. We strongly believe that a collaborative learning environment improves student retention rates.”
‘Samsung School’ solution
The Samsung School solution includes a complete digital education package consisting of Samsung devices, software and other complimentary components that enable teachers to make lessons more dynamic by incorporating interactivity and multimedia content.
“The Samsung School solution enables instant sharing of what’s on the screen of a teacher's device to his/her students' personal devices. It gives teachers greater control over their classroom, increases student engagement and ensures a more efficient transfer of materials to students, which in turn encourages more participation, results in more efficient communication and delivers improved classroom management and performance. We expect schools in other parts of the country too to adopt the Samsung School Concept going forward.” states Mr. Sam K Akkapeddi, Vice President, Enterprise Business, Samsung India.
The Samsung School solution being implemented at Modern School, Barakhamba has been deployed in many Korean schools as a pilot, and is currently being implemented in more than 20 schools around the world - from Africa and Asia to Europe and North America.
Samsung has provided Modern School with a Samsung School solution package consisting of 42 GALAXY Note 10.1 units and a 65-inch interactive whiteboard. The solution gives the teacher the ability to lead interactive lessons and real-time group activities through screen and content sharing features. The technical support for the Samsung School solution will be given by SRI-Bangalore while the Course content has been worked on by the School itself. The School is also free to partner with Content providers to design the digital course content, while SRI –Bangalore will ensure smooth implementation and technical support.
States Ms Lata Vaidyanathan, Principal, Modern School, “By collaborating with Samsung for the Samsung School solution, we want our students to experience new, interactive ways of learning ; have them engage better with their teachers and enhance their overall learning experience and retention.”
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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