According to the official, in addition to the smart classroom, the block authorities have established an open gym and a children park for the overall development of the students.
Students of a high school in a remote area of Odisha’s Koraput district are experiencing an all new method of teaching as the administration has converted their traditional classroom into smart classes, an official said.
With high-speed internet, interactive screen, web cameras, digital podium, 3-D animation, graphs, interactive topographical sheets, animated videos and virtual laboratories for science, the smart classes not only keep the students of Kumuli high school under Borigumma block at par with private schools but also enables teachers to track the learning level of students and the learning process more accessible.
“It’s an attempt to bridge the digital divide and to provide students with a better classroom experience. Undoubtedly, the smart classes will enhance the student- teacher interaction and will give students a better understanding of concepts,” Koraput Collector Abdaal Muhammed Akhtar said.
Established in 1956 with a student strength of 410, including 200 girls, the high school is situated at a distance of about 60 km from the district headquarters town and the block administration has spent around ₹5 lakh for setting up the smart classroom.