Technology in the Classroom
By: Lindsey, Riley, Lauren, Natallia, Mckenzi
Technology should be a necessity in the classroom because it benefits all types of students by providing them multitudes of resources, and prepares them for the future.
Technology In Early Stages of Education
- Critical Thinking: "problem-solving, logical thinking, planning and organization skills" (Lee)
- Bad Behavior: "disruptions, lack of participation, homework completion, coming to class unprepared, asking to leave the class, engagement in personal interests, asking off topic or inappropriate questions, sleep or putting the head down in class, and showing up tardy to class." (Godzicki)
Technology in All Areas of Education
High School Education
High schools across the country are now using technology to further improve the learning of students.
In Special Education
Special Education students now use technology to help further their needs in specific areas.
High Ability Learner Education
Technology for high ability learners helps further their education and allows them to think outside the box.
High School Education
In Special Education
Resources of Technology for Educational Purposes
Online interactive cork board for posting sticky notes, URLS, pictures, or videos.
Visual way to create an interactive timeline using text and pictures.
Creates a graphic organizer that encourages group collaboration in real time.
Traditional Textbooks vs. ebooks
- Ebooks provide students with more resources.
- Ebooks are better for the environment and student health.
- These provide the interactive way to enhance learning
- Ebooks reduce costs for textbooks.
Technology Prepares Students for the Future
- The classroom caters to what is happening in the global economy
- The economy is dominated by technological fields
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) initiatives hope to increase participation of students in these fields for their career
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