The Advantages Of Using Technology In The Classroom

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We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teachers hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world (David Warlick). Technology has enhance learning process. There are multiple devices that can be used to learn and tech. With technology no more sheets and inks needed, with technology books can be replaced. Too many benefit can be earned from educational technology such as promoting independent learning for the students, saving time finding information, providing enjoyable ways to educate and it makes teaching easier.
Learning by our own without needing anyone is a great opportunity that technology providing. Most of people are using technology as a tool that they can learn from. They can learn online through blogs, RSS readers, collaborative mind, mapping,
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In the past allot of things discard the teaching process but nowadays you can get teach in different ways, in different where's and also in different times and conditions. But still there is some issues, not because the technology but because the people. For example technology can provide a distance learning. Distance learning may enable students who are unable to attend a traditional school setting, due to disability or illness such as decreased mobility and immune system suppression, to get a good education, but still very few schools and colleges are taking this advantage and it is not common.
As Nancy Kassebaum (2004) says; "There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails." The technology and the education is very related to each other and endless uses can be taken from but the way the person use it and also the country, decide the capacity of the advantages that can be taken. There is also disadvantages, Well technology is a double-edged powerful
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