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

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Students develop certain skill sets from technology.


  • 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

In all areas of education, technology helps students become more independent and helps them focus on certain areas of their learning.

Resources of Technology for Educational Purposes

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Google Drive

Personal cloud storage service from Google that helps users store and synchronize content across computers, laptops, or mobile devices.
Through these resources, a unified community between a class and their teachers is able to help increase productivity and further their educations.

Traditional Textbooks vs. ebooks

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  • 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

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  • 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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