Technology In Classroom

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Over the past decades, technology has become more advanced and has provided new ways to learn in the education system. There are multiple sides that either agree or disagree if incorporating technology in the classroom is beneficial or distracting. Some people might argue that kids are becoming tethered to screens at school and are easily distracted. Instead of paying attention to the teacher’s lesson, kids are figuring out how easy it is to access games on technological devices. Another side argues that the use of computers and other technologies in the classroom can create an increase in the information students can learn because the student is more likely to be engaged. Kids seem to lose interest due to how boring textbooks can be and end…show more content…
The 21st century has changed as new practices have emerged to continue to make sure that education is always being used as a powerful tool by teaching with a new concept called the four C’s. “The four C’s of 21st century learning- communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity are imperative in the age of technological disruptions, argumenta reality, and artificial intelligence” (Need for 21st Century Learning Techniques in Schools). Communication is an important part of creating a social learning environment where children can grasp an understanding of their social responsibility. There is a need for children to understand different cultures and know what the real world is like, as well as, learning how to problem-solve, and be creative. The writer goes on to talk about how there is a need for teachers to evolve how they teach and the use of digital devices in schools. “It is necessary to evolve newer teaching technique with digitization and information technology developments serving an enabler” (Need for 21st Century Learning Techniques in Schools). By using technology in schools, it will boost creative thinking in students as it allows them to connect when trying to learn a lesson. It can be taken from this statement that it is almost imperative for there to be a new teaching technique that incorporates technology…show more content…
Educational technology has allowed students to use different ways to access informative information in a much simpler way than previous generations. There are many online tools, such as PowerPoint, that have created an opportunity to improve creativity, improve memory, and lesson obstacles that can impact learning. Computers have provided students with the opportunity to preform research, or other tools that can create a more active learning environment. Not only can students benefit from the productivity tools technology can provide, but teachers can also use online programs to present information in a way that is easier to understand. Teachers can also help each other out by sharing their lesson plans online with other teachers or students who want to look back on a lesson. Online courses are creating a more flexible that can be compelling for student’s that may not have time to go to class. Students with disabilities have also been provided with programs to improve learning. For example, texts can be read aloud for students with vision disabilities and dyslexia, and spoken language can be turned into text. Technology makes learning easier and more accessible then previous times (Technology and
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