A modern classroom soon to rise in Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY — Millennial students in the municipality of Dingras may soon experience what it is like to enter a modern classroom with advanced computers and a teacher using interactive and engaging tools for science or mathematics.

In partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the Department of Education (DepEd), the education department under the Ilocos Norte government bared plans to establish a modern classroom here.

The idea for the creation of a technology-advanced classroom was conceived following an educational tour in Taguig City by Matilde Neri, head of the provincial education department.

Neri said an Ilocano benefactor now residing in the United States has committed to extend assistance to realize this pilot project in Dingras.

Doing away with the traditional paper and pencil classroom discussion, the modern classroom will feature advanced computers placed in each table for students, connected to a central server, and can be viewed in a 3D capable television.

To keep up with the challenges of the K-12 program,the Ilocano students deserve only the best and this can be achieved through integration of advanced information technology and to develop innovative approaches in the teaching and learning process, said Neri.

In Region 1, Ilocos Norte boasts of its high literate rate of 98.2 based on the latest statistical record. LGA/PNA-northboundasia.com