Enhance your Student's Confidence with Technology

Education Technology Insights | Friday, September 13, 2019

A student needs self-confidence to learn and grow in a classroom. Technology can give these students the boost in their self-belief that will help them to shine academically.

FREMONT, CA: The introduction of technology in the schoolroom is used for improving information retention, student participation, and the overall test performance. Educational technology has become a success in the field of academics as it has the capability of boosting student confidence.

Below are some of the processes in which technology enhances the self-confidence of a child in the classroom.

Application of Previous Knowledge

Most of the students, even the younger ones, have a basic knowledge of technology and how it should be used. When students apply the information that they have about tools in their schoolrooms, they already feel like they know it all, which helps them to gain confidence.

Flipped Learning Perspective

In a traditional classroom, pupils have to accept and retain information inertly. The students will be able to participate actively in their education with the modernized interactive approach. Learners can build up their confidence level with active engagement through online assignments, research work, games, and discussions.

Enjoyment of Tasks

Regular studying can be monotonous, but if it can be transformed into something that children love to do, it will reduce the frustration and increase the fun in it. The introduction of informal group projects, student-guided research, and classroom games will help the learners not to feel pressurized. The process of education has to be organic and not something that the students feel forced to do.

Peer Collaboration

The shared technology platforms and online communication encourages cooperation between students during their class or home-based assignments. Most of the time, pupils also feel more comfortable to ask their queries through an email rather than in person. The performance of the learners automatically enhances the collaborative form of education.

Ability to Accomplish more

Collaborative education will also help the students to accomplish complex tasks and boost their self-confidence. Students can help each other while completing their assignments, which will give motivate them to work and believe in their intelligence.

Increases Interaction of Shy Students

The students who are shy and lack the confidence to participate actively in a classroom, online discussions, or assignments can increase their involvement. Introvert students can get involved in the courses as they can privately answer a question or verify it before replying. These repeated online interactions will help shy students to gain confidence and participate in schoolroom activities.

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