Klass Mate

Silver level

Published on 11/16/2012

Learning objectives

  • To make the low cost multimedia solution for rural schools.
  • To make optimum use of limited resources & to give best classroom experience to learners
  • To help learners achieve better academic results
Created for

Age 7 and below

Ages 11 - 13

Ages 8 - 10

Subject

Technology/ICT

21st Century Skills

Collaboration

Knowledge building & critical thinking

Global awareness & civic literacy

ICT for learning

Problem solving & innovation (creativity)

Student self-assessment

Required hardware

PC

Kinect

Electronic white board

Xbox

Instructional approach

Project based learning (PBL)

Direct instruction

Learning activity details

The project “Klassmate- Rethinking classroom technology” is an innovative solution for rural schools in a country like India, where we have limited resources. USP of the project is its portability and ease of use. This is low cost solution for developing countries like India. It will surely change the classroom practices in near future.
It includes Kinect sensor, which is a very innovative way of controlling computer with body gestures. May be the future of the computers will be this. It is the device which can change the classroom experience. The project helped in the development of 21st century skills such as critical thinking.

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