When so much depends on a single gadget, it makes sense to invest in a device that not only offers the bare minimum, but can solve any potential issues that may arise from prolonged computer use. A device that can support and encourage our child’s productivity while providing safety and security is essential during these times.
These devices that were once considered luxuries had become necessities for students and educators. Luckily for us, device manufacturers also understand the problem and are working to fix these issues. One example is Lenovo’s IdeaPad line of devices which not only hosts a number of impressive tech specs but also a host of smart learning features designed to enhance and enhance the online learning experience.
The Lenovo IdeaPad is designed to promote smarter learning in the age of the virtual school. Its features provide an optimal virtual learning environment, help promote healthy digital wellbeing, and provide a durable device that our children can use for the long term.
Digital wellbeing is as much a priority as core specs
Since the introduction of online learning in the country, parents and medical professionals have noted several stressors affecting the physical and mental well-being of students. Undersecretary of Health Maria Rosario Vergeire cited “learning new technologies, lack of motivation and distractions from social media and games” as some of the current trends observed by the Ministry of Health among students.
Eyestrain, back pain, and other negative effects of sitting for long periods in front of a screen also pose their own health risks to our children.
One of IdeaPad’s smart learning features is Lenovo Aware, highly customizable software that can help parents manage their children’s healthy technology use. Parents can set up and customize voice or pop-up notifications that prompt for attention, pause, distance and posture reminders, to help ensure their child’s well-being throughout the day.
Quality learning experiences can be achieved with quality learning devices
In a report by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), an association of IT leaders in K-12 education, it was found that the top two factors affecting students’ remote learning experience are the age of the device they are using and the specs of the device.
“Students who received older, less powerful equipment had a lower experience than students with newer devices. Students who received newer devices with limited specifications (e.g., memory and processor) experienced also had more difficulty than students who received devices with better specifications.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 3/3i is equipped with an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor up to Core i5, while the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5/5i is equipped with an 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processor up to to Core i7. Both also house an FHD display and crisp Dolby Audio™ speakers paired with intelligent noise cancellation and super resolution to deliver a seamless and long-lasting virtual classroom experience.
Parents won’t have to worry about the hassle of troubleshooting their devices because the IdeaPad is backed by Lenovo’s Premium Care program, giving users access to 24/7 in-person support with on-site support. It also comes pre-installed with the MS Office Home and Student lifetime license from the start, ready to meet any academic requirements.
Conscious and sustainable investments in gadgets are the way to go
Selecting an effective device during this time of online and distance learning should be done with careful thought and research. Beyond the technical specifications that must be examined, the features that promote healthy use of the device must also be prioritized.
While other devices may be cheaper, budget devices that only serve the bare minimum will only cause more harm than good in the long run. In a time when we need to watch our spending, making conscious and sustainable purchases that are designed to benefit our children rather than band-aid solutions will be worth every extra peso.
Instead of spending on devices that only house the minimum features, investing in quality devices can promote a healthier online learning experience, encourage productivity, and result in better overall performance in our studies. child.
Available at an affordable price, parents won’t have to worry about pennies to give their children the learning experience they deserve. With the Lenovo IdeaPad, students can learn smarter, not harder.
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