In this time and age, learning has evolved through technology in education. With such innovations made by different tech brands in the market, here comes our Huawei MatePad SE 10.4, which we already have a full review article published, as we saw its purpose in the educational field. In this article, we will see if having a tablet like this would be a good lift to the daily workloads of teachers inside and outside the classroom.
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eLearning with the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4
Tablets nowadays are very common especially in some public and private institutions as learners are provided with such gadgets to lessen their hefty bags because of their textbooks which they can utilize in their class. As education is expanding through eLearning from tablets nowadays, I tried to use the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 on my daily task at school as an educator.
Learners from Generation Z have developed in time their viewing comprehension with the use of such gadgets, therefore, using it on as a supplementary material for interactive games used on assessments after discussions are really good as they will be engaged on answering such questions and activities. I tried my “I’ll draw it, You Guess It” Game with the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 and my students were very much active and enthusiastic in participating in what we were doing.
My SpellingBee activity was on a level up as I revealed the correct answers by just showing them with the use of the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4. Same as well if you would like to flash short questions about a story, they can still be readable even at the back part of the classroom.
If the screen of the tablet is small for the viewing comfort of your learners during your activities with it in the class, it will not be a huge problem as it supports a screen cast feature where you can mirror what you are doing in the tablet on the big screen of your smart TV at school.
I also grabbed the opportunity to use the tablet during my reading classes where I accessed the reading drills of the learners and let them read with the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4. I also let my learners watch video-recorded lessons so they could catch up on the lessons that they have missed. It has a decent sound quality upon which educational videos are acceptable for its purpose.
Aside from this, doing my paperwork is not a problem in case you wouldn’t want to bring a 14 to 16 inch laptop with you. You can just simply download applications that support documents where you can simply access and edit your work online or offline. It would also be easier for you if you will use its extended keyboard which you can purchase separately as it is not included when you buy the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4.
Also, I was even able to present some PowerPoint slides for my class with just the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 and it feels great as you just swipe the slides on the tablet while you roam around the classroom and check your students attention towards the activity that they are doing or during your interactive discussion with them.
Some may worry as it doesn’t have any Google play store similar to what I felt at first as this is the first gadget that I have used without it. But, exploring the Gbox made me feel at ease as I was able to easily download Google Chrome, Google Drive, Google Docs, and others applications that I need at my work and just have what I used to do with these apps.
Final Thoughts about the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4
In the fast-moving scheme of education and innovation through technology, utilizing tablets in the classroom is a step in the right direction — if done properly, with monitoring to avoid creating distractions in the teaching and learning process.
Using the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 in school can offer a number of benefits for students and teachers. It definitely makes learning fun and interactive. Also, it can be convenient as it can lessen the loads of bags for students when bringing textbooks and having bulky laptops for teachers as the MatePad is portable and easy to carry. It also improves digital competency among learners as it encourages them for independent thinking.
As for the teachers, personalized teaching that includes doing lesson plans, accomplishing daily reports, and creating innovative and digital instructional materials for classroom and reinforcement classes is just a piece of cake as the Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 is a good affordable device that will surely go out of its entertainment purposes.
Bringing it to the educational field definitely proved that Huawei Mate Pad SE. 204 can serve more than its purpose and will definitely be of big help for those teachers out there who are struggling in this 21st century teaching. WIth its affordable price and the tasks it can do to help all your teacher duties and stuff, this indeed is highly recommendable, in my opinion, and worth considering for your next purchase of a tablet.