Kerala moms to be taught ABC's of tech to ease studies of school kids

Kerala moms to be taught ABC's of tech to ease studies of school kids
During the training programmes, mothers would be introduced to better use of resources in the textbooks.
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Technology can no longer hinder mothers in Kerala from teaching their kids at school.

In a path-breaking initiative, the Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education (KITE) has decided to train mothers in technology to make them able to enable them to help their children with their studies. The initiative will begin next month.

K. Anvar Sadath, head of the KITE, said one of the main objectives of training mothers is to ensure better use of smart phones at home for education purposes.

"The KITE initiative to empower mothers in technology is to benefit from the increased usage of internet through mobile. Necessary applications will be deployed for the smart phones owned by parents in advance," said Sadath.

During the training programmes, mothers would be introduced to better use of resources in the textbooks by scanning QR codes, familiarisation with the new classroom learning process besides focus on creating a favourable opportunity at home for students to make use of Samagra resource portal.

The KITE will also facilitate publishing of school details in the form of QR codes for general public.

Now boards put up near main school entrances will also display QR code, which will carry link to school details on Sametham website to help people know about the school.

(With inputs from IANS.)

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