Education is constantly evolving, now more than ever. Over the past two decades, the use of educational technology, or EdTech, inside the classroom has skyrocketed. However, the demand for EdTech outside the classroom is now front and center as remote and hybrid learning are more common. Most of us would assume a majority of America’s 56.6 million K-12 students have access to computers and WiFi at home. Yet, 25 to 33 percent of students do not have reliable access to digital resources, defining a clear socio-economic or digital divide. This is where personalized learning solutions come in.
What is Personalized Learning?
Personalized learning, also known as one-to-one computing and digital learning, is an educational approach aiming to customize learning according to each student’s individual needs by providing them with personal computing devices such as laptops and tablets. Simply put, one device per student. We shrink the digital divide by achieving this, granting every child access to learning anytime and anywhere.
What are the benefits?
Personalized learning may potentially help students retain 25% to 60% more information than traditional classroom learning, creating a 24/7 learning environment. Personalized learning also provides students with a level of educational flexibility. Without physical limitations, students are free to adopt a culture of continuous learning while allowing teachers to design innovative and engaging lesson plans. The educational possibilities are endless!
How can we help?
Virtucom believes personalized learning is about more than just technology—it’s about the people who use it. This is what sets us apart. We work with partners to deliver hardware, software, and services specifically to support schools’ EdTech initiatives and programs. Virtucom is here to help districts with everything from comparing manufacturers and negotiating terms to configuring infrastructure, ensuring each student and teacher gets the most out of their digital experience. Learn more about how to enhance education in your school with Virtucom’s personalized learning solutions. Contact us now by clicking here.