Aishwarya Saxena, Author at GrayMatters Capital

Customize Videos for Remote Schooling using Edpuzzle

In our last Technologies for School Resilience blog featuring Khan Academy [Read: How Teachers can make the most of Khan Academy for Remote Learning], we had emphasized the importance of educational content in video format for engaging students better. We had cited a survey conducted by video service provider Kaltura in 2018, which highlighted the […]

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Microsoft Teams – An Alternative to Zoom for Schools Conducting Virtual Classes

We started this Technologies for School Resilience blog series as posts that would help schools focused on imparting education to students from under-resourced communities, to understand communication and education technology tools and resources which are free to use and practical to implement from a school continuity perspective. While our last set of posts covered technologies […]

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Upping the Engagement Quotient of Virtual Classes | Part 2 – Quizizz

As we continue to explore different tools and resources which schools can use as to take classes online through our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ blog series, we have come to understand from teachers conducting virtual classes that student engagement is a hurdle that most of them continue to face. Why is it the case? One […]

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Upping the Engagement Quotient of Virtual Classes | Part 1 – Google Slides & Pear Deck

In today’s blog of our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ series, as the headline suggests, we will be looking at ways to improve student engagement during virtual classes. The challenge in a virtual classroom is the lack of proximity a teacher otherwise enjoys with his/ her students. It is an impediment for the teachers as they […]

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Tools to Convert Class Material from Physical to Digital

In our first two posts of our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ blog series, we covered video conferencing tools like Zoom (Read: Live Classes via Zoom) and also deep dived into digital learning management system (LMS) platforms like Edmodo and Google Classroom (Read: Digital Learning Platforms for Low Cost Private Schools). While video conferencing tools help […]

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Digital LMS Platforms for Low Cost Private Schools

In the first blog post of our ‘Technologies for School Resilience’ series, we focused on how schools can use video conferencing tools like Zoom to conduct classes as seamlessly as possible. In today’s blog, we will consider education technology platforms that your school can use to complement video conferencing. We will be looking at platforms […]

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Live Classes via Zoom | Technologies for School Resilience – COVID19

The challenges posed by the COVID19 pandemic on us are manifold with schools forced to be shut in order to check the spread of the virus and mitigate casualties. The closure of schools, however need not deter schools like yours from imparting education. This is the time for technological tools to be leveraged to the […]

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