Technology is making tremendous contribution to the field of education.Some of the recent technological advancements that are being widely used in education are: Cloud computing, mobile technology, gaming, open content, learning analytics and personal learning environments.
Cloud computing uses web-based tools to connect teachers and students in remote locations. Laptops and tablets are increasing replacing bulky desktops, enabling multiple students to access a single device.
Gaming modules are being developed to fit into the arena of role play and improving problem solving skills. A common content forum is being generated to facilitate dissemination of latest information to students of all categories.
Learning analytics will help teachers to develop e-learning modules to improve math and writing skills in young learners. Personal learning environments is an advanced concept aimed at customizing learning tools based on the learners needs and receptivity.