Another potential benefit of using laptops in classrooms is that using computers is more fun for students than simply sitting at a desk and listening to the teacher with paper and a pencil. Computers have many different options and things to do on them. There are different learning sites and it will save a lot of teachers the work they have to do. Teachers would easily be able to point students to the sites of there worksheets instead of printing out wads of paper. During class, students will be able to easily search up answers instead of having to look through a dense textbook to find the answer to a question.
Also, digital learning helps the students to be more active in their lesson because technology is widely used and is easy to use. Lastly, technology helps the students to improve their skills especially, to the students who want to improve their knowledge in order for them to be succeed in the future. There are no significant difference on effects of digital learning on the academic performance of IT3A considering gender as the variable because most of the students use technology as their source of references. Also, the students from IT3A use technology to make their work easier and to enhance their
Having them feeling comfortable with their surroundings they often find the quieter settings of a virtual school to be more conducive to learning. So they can join more conversations online only because they feel safe at home online. Students have individualized schedules because of the freedom they have, while in public school are expected to complete an assignment in the same amount of time. Experts who have studied this are saying that students can adjust their daily needs to suit their schedules. Having to say that "Online learners don’t have to sacrifice their education to pursue outside interests because they can choose when and where they will learn (Sara Detlefsen)."
The laptops are very useful when taking tests because right after your done taking your test you will know what score you got and the amount that you got right and wrong. It makes it easier on the teacher because the laptop grades the test for them so all they have to do is just put the score into the gradebook. The laptops in the classroom are very useful because you can look anything up online and that can help out with many assignments. With the ability to do research for assignments you can make everything as accurate as possible. Yes you can get your information from a book or something else but you won’t get the information quick and for the most part it won’t even be all the information that you need.
The development of smartphones has also allow us to become more efficient at work and school because we are instantly connected to our professors, classmates, school, and bosses who often communicate through email and other methods. However, technology that is constantly available leads to distractions. While laptops and smartphones can be helpful, they also encourage us to “easily” switch between tasks, result in efficiency. In the discussions, many students including myself said they often have numerous tabs open while doing homework which makes it simple to try to do multiple things at once while not actually accomplishing anything. New iPhones also make it tempting to multitasking and just by pressing the home button twice you can switch between apps, messages, and other programs.
Also according to the same source, “Online taken tests and assessments are instantly graded.” This takes off tedious work for the teachers which then allows more time to plan lessons or prepare them. Furthermore, Cell Phones in the Classroom* points out that online worksheets and activities tend to have more opportunity than on the paper copies. Opportunity such as, an attractive/fun worksheet and a easier way to make these worksheets. Cell phones is a logical choice to improve school
Students do not need to lug around big binders and notebooks because their computer carries all the information they need. Also, search engines such as Google, Bing, and Ask make it easy for people to get responses quickly on any kind of topic. Students can e-mail their instructors if they have a specific question about an assignment and get feedback
Phones nowadays have access to to the internet, calculators, and many other things. If there was a classroom that had no computers for students to use and the computer labs were full students could use their phones to get on the internet and research or type up information, instead of them not being able to get work done because there was a limited amount of technology in use. Phones are usually much easier and faster for students to use. They also include things that computers do not that can help make learning funner and easier. For example, instead of having to draw a sketch of something they are studying and if they want to take it back to class to learn more about it.
One of its most common benefits in terms of education is that young people or teenagers like me can easily do their homework and schoolwork without having to go to the library by researching using the internet at home. Another is that it helps us, the students widen and gain more knowledge which helps us to improve our grades. Since there is a huge amount of information available on the internet, it is also much easier to learn the lessons at school that you don't get with just a few clicks. Access to different news, papers, research and articles that you can use as a reference to some schoolwork are also available. There are also numerous search engines like Google and Yahoo that have made it easier for us to find information.
When a student is in control of what they learn, they will have no fear of making mistakes and this will encourage them to explore more about a specific subject. Many teachers are allowing students to carry out personal research on specific subjects; the results can be shared with other students or the entire classroom via a smart whiteboard. • It Promotes Students engagement in classroom: Since educational technologies like digital whiteboards are interactive, teachers can give students a chance to teach their fellow students using this interactive whiteboard. Also, the integration of Gamification technologies keeps students entertained and attentive while in the classroom because games remove that boring atmosphere in the classroom. Students can learn subjects like Math and English through playing games.