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Technology +Education= Motivation

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Smart Technologies Inc announced the launch of the Chennai chapter of its SMART professional development program for teachers. It helps the educators from over 35 schools in Chennai by teaching them technology skills, enabling them to actively integrate digital learning tools in their teaching process for improved learning outcomes. Over six million teachers have activated SMART Notebook software to deliver engaging lessons for more than 40 million students in 175 countries around the world.

The team plans to conduct a series of workshops across 15 major cities in India to prepare teachers by making them familiar to the technology tools including the SMART Notebook™ collaborative learning software that enables educators to bring course material alive for learners with the aid of various interactive tools, videos, images and activities allowing lessons to be highly engaging and dynamic for students. The training sessions will be offered to teachers at no cost.

"Taking a significant step towards training teachers in the use of digital tools, SMART has introduced this training series for the instructors to impart them with skills to enable them to make subject lessons more engaging for students." Says Sanjiv Pande, MD- India & South Asia, SMART Technologies


‪SMART Technologies Inc. is a provider of collaboration solutions in interactive whiteboards. It focuses on developing a variety of easy-to-use, integrated solutions making collaboration and learning with digital resources more natural.  It has also emerged as one of the leaders in the interactive whiteboard product category with a 49.1 per cent share.