Pathways School, Noida recognized as a global leader in successful integrations of technology with teaching and learning
Pathways School, Noida was selected by Microsoft as a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School for its excellence in transforming its learning environment to deliver more personalized education to students, using mobile and cloud technology to better prepare students for success in the workplace.
Pathways School Noida joins an exclusive community of only 400 premier schools from around the world, recognized to celebrate their truly pioneering efforts and innovation in rethinking teaching, learning and assessment in order to drive deep 21st century competencies.
- Technology Integration: The school is a leader for Technology for learning. Students use technology tools to learn for e.g simulations in Science,web-quests, voki, imovie, prezis, blogs, e-portfolios, moodle etc. All homework is uploaded on Google Calendar.
- Through Flipped classrooms, students learn content through videos at home and in school developing understanding at their own pace.
“Being selected as a Microsoft Showcase School is an amazing honor and recognition of the passion our teachers and staff have for creating the best learning environments possible,” said Dr.Shalini Advani School Director at Pathways, Noida. “We look forward to sharing our experiences with other schools in our community and the world to continue innovative ways to equip our students with the proper tools needed for success inside and outside of the classroom.”
“Microsoft Showcase Schools are shining examples of those applying purpose driven innovation in a variety of ways to build connection, motivate students and to create community in and out of school, ” said Anthony Salcito, vice president, Worldwide Education, Microsoft. “These schools are truly transforming learning and providing more personalized education to students empowering them to achieve more.”
Students already took part in a Skypathon conversation with Anthony Salcito where they discussed game-based learnings. As a Showcase School, Pathways School, Noida will work closely with Microsoft to lead innovation in education and communicate a vision for education enabled by technology through the hosting and mentoring of other schools in the community on transformational educational practices.
The school extended a special thanks to local partner De Pedagogics who supported them through the process. It feels great for the school to get recognized on a global scale for our innovative approach to educating tomorrow’s workforce!