TMCnet Feature
April 05, 2021

Drawing Tablets and their various benefits

A graphics tablet, also known as a digitizer, drawing tablet, drawing pad, digital iskn drawing tablet, pen tablet, or digital artboard. It is a computer input system that allows users to hand-draw pictures, animations, and graphics using a special pen-like stylus, similar to how they can with a pencil and paper. Data or handwritten signatures may also be captured with these tablets. It may also be used to trace an image onto the tablet's surface from a sheet of paper that has been taped or secured in some other way. The drawing tablets are a modern-day solution to the teaching industry during the times of the global pandemic. The device has been a major boon to the teachers as these provide advantages like,

Field Trips via the Internet

It's unlikely that you'll be able to take your students on field trips to every location you discuss in class; however, with a tablet, they can go on virtual field trips to any location. Some websites are even built with this in mind, allowing users to view 360-degree video.

Look into it

Tablets are mobile internet devices that can be used in the classroom as a portable research tool. Without leaving their desks, students may research a variety of topics.

Reading and listening to books are two of my favourite pastimes.

Because e-books are designed specifically for tablet use, it makes sense to allow students to read on their tablets in the classroom. Tablets also have speakers, which make it simple to listen to audiobooks or text-to-speech e-books.

Radio and podcasts are two types of media.

Students can listen to music, radio shows, and podcasts worldwide on their tablets thanks to apps like Tune in Radio.

Projects and Presentations

Projects on poster boards are no longer popular. On a tablet, students now have many options for creating multimedia projects, comics, books, music, and more. These projects can be shared with others and displayed on a Smartboard.

Photographic work

Tablets have cameras, so your students can use them to work on creative projects or document class activities with the right photography editing app.

Writing down notes

Individual notes and information can be stored on tablets. You can also create a cloud-based class notetaking page where all students can contribute their thoughts.

Make use of educational apps.

Your students can supplement their learning by using a variety of high-quality educational apps. From math conversion apps to language learning apps, there is something for everybody.

Take part in games

In addition to educational apps, there are many educational games, such as Oregon Trail, that can be played on tablets.

Experiences with Pen Pals

Students used to write letters to pen pals all over the world back when they were in college. On the other hand, today's students can use their video cameras and apps like Skype (News - Alert) to video chat with "pen pals."

Attempt Quizzes

Tablets can be used to quiz students (for example, multiple-choice quizzes) and receive immediate results using various apps.

Videos to Watch

Tablets also make it simple for students to watch videos that are important to what they are studying in class.

Management of the classroom

Teachers may use tablets to control their classrooms, such as by rewarding students with game time. Teachers will also use timer apps and noise level apps to assist with classroom supervision.

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