While the smart city mission has a large focus on developing public infrastructure, it is also about creating smart citizens who can operate fluidly within this new environment. These citizens can only be made smart if they are educated hand-in-hand with technology. In keeping with that goal, CSCL strives to create a model to equip schools with technology-based digital learning zones for students and teachers to maximize learning outcomes for a smarter future which can be replicated in other schools in the city.
The 28 classrooms, selected by the Greater Chennai Corporation’s Education Officer at various Corporation schools, will be equipped with electricity, network connectivity and other relevant furniture required to create smart classrooms. Samsung India Electronics has entered into a MoU with GCC & agreed to provide required equipment for the smart classrooms.
The Education department of Greater Chennai Corporation has proposed to establish 28 Smart Class Rooms in Greater Chennai Corporation schools. Under the Chennai Smart City project, detailed estimates were prepared by for providing furniture, electrification and digital infrastructure. These classrooms will provide new methods of learning for students through interactive, digital interfaces.
Keeping the needs of the current generation of students in mind, 28 class rooms within Greater Chennai Corporation will be turned into Smart Class rooms with the help of technology. Samsung India Electronics has partnered with GCC and agreed to provide the following equipments for the smart class rooms:
Samsung smart board/LED
Desktop unit (Monitor+CPU)
Accessories for tablets – Screen guard, Security device, Flip cover etc
Digital education content
Power backup inverters
Using the power of technology, the GCC will upgrade the school life of many students in Chennai. The Chennai Smart City Project will leverage the efficiency of modern teaching methods and equipment to make sure the children of Chennai receive the best education through technology. Some benefits of the project would be:
Direct interaction with the class room through digital resources
Computer-based learning with a communal screen, not individual computers
Increased student motivation
Better student engagement and enhanced retention
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Using modern technology
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