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Smart Class

A class that uses technology to help improve learning and creativity.

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Technology has been and is changing the world that we livein today, from wireless technology, tablets, cloud servers etc, and I feel thatit should be introduced to help within the education system.

My concept is to have a space within a school specially designedfor children aged 10 to 15years old to help children develop their creativeconfidence, in an environment that uses traditional aspects of teaching but isalso filled with a wealth of technologies from laptops, tablets and smartdevices for purpose of research, class work and a way to develop their work.

A small room or within a school this would be dedicated to this projectit would be beneficial as children will gain the confidence to be creative andadvance ideas with these new technologies. This concept also allows for work tobe sent on a cloud server/email so that classmates can keep in contact anddevelop ideas further therefore It makes the work more personal and also givesthe opportunity to work with teams outside of school.
This would allow the children to improve on their team working andcommunication skills whilst their creative confidence simultaneously with thenew media and technologies.

In this challenge, we want to create ideas with young people, not for them. Outline how you’re planning to involve young people or other end-users (parents, teachers, etc) in designing, iterating or testing your idea during the Ideas phase.

To test this concept we would ask parents, teachers and young people on what their views are on the proposed idea, and then from our feedback we would develop the concept further.

What skills, input or guidance would you like to receive from the OpenIDEO community to help you build out or refine your idea further?

It would be great for all input and or guidance to better the concept, i would like ideas for the financial and cost aspect of the idea so that i could make refinements so the idea stronger.

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Great idea, How might you make sure that all this technology doesn't become redundant too quickly?

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