The reason why students should read more challenging novels are because they learn new things, and they could also learn how to act in a certain situation based on the type of challenging story they read. Many people also feel that this book is irrelevant to student’s lives. However, kids should learn what life would be like for kids at their age in a different time period. Like what was stated before, in a history class, when we learn about the history, we learn about the straight facts, not as much of the personal lives of people living in that time. Since the novel is showing the personal recollections of one boy in the time period, students can identify the similarities between the two lessons.
Therefor students who learn face-to-face are better in showing expressions and able to speak up about the subject or to share their opinion . (Klaus 2015)reports that using technology could be a waste of time instead of saving time .If the instructor is not well experienced with using technology this can be a problem during class time because class time Is very valuable in which the teacher should benefit from it.also, overusing technology creates in which many students learn by physically and mentally interaction therefore, technology should be used to supplement the classroom curriculum and should not be used as the sole source of learning . All in all ,using technology in education is beneficial and it could not be beneficial for several reasons As it has been discussed in some researches that using technology during class time can be beneficial for students whereas it grabs their attention and instead of being bored looking at
Those who have been teaching all their lives using traditional methods may not be very susceptible to the changes being applied. They may even see it as a threat to their job security and shun technology altogether. In fact, a majority of teachers believe that constant use of digital technology is affecting a student’s attention span and his ability to persevere when a challenging task is thrown his way. Although such belief is subjective, scholars, experts and teachers all agree that technology has changed the way students learn. Solutions for the disadvantages According of my researches and interviews with schools principals and teachers I get solution for the most of the disadvantages in using technology in education.
In the article, “Preserving the Cultural Identity of English Language Learner”, Sumaryono and Ortiz argued that in the classroom, students can become disconnected and feel abandoned if the teacher doesn’t express any sort of sensitivity towards their cultural identities (16). If teachers take some time to understand the cultural identity of the students and develop a good relationship, this could make students feel accepted, worthy and possible show more interest in learning. Students are willing to learn English but being able to freely express themselves and their creativity is of concern. Ortiz recommended that schools “find meaningful ways to incorporate the richness of students’ cultural background in the curriculum” (17). During my high school year, there was a period where students were really under performing in English.
Cheating on tests occurs in the exam time but we need to set up methods before, both outside and inside the exam room. With outside the exam room, I mean designing ethical lessons during the learning process. We can begin each semester by soft skill and life skill trainings which educate students to be honest, self-esteem, ways to manage time. The purpose of these lessons is to help students understand the importance of studying hard, and high grade is not everything they want from school. We also explain serious consequences of cheating in the future as well as benefits of honesty.
While it is a bit of an exaggeration, students clearly feel that classroom-based speaking practice does not prepare them for the real world. Is why I choose to do small but very concrete steps on how to express a simple idea like What are the priorities on your life?, giving the example with my ideas on the board as the same time it was expressed, the students seemed to get the activity instruction clearly so they proceeded to wrote and then speak with a partner about they priorities they wrote down before. Research by Peter Skehan5 on Task-based Learning shows that giving student’s preparation time significantly increases the range of language used in the performance of the task, whereas the accuracy of the language is not as influenced. If this is so, then it seems sensible to give students preparation time when encouraging them to use new language.
The technology we have today allows us to do everything we can do on paper, as well as offering benefits such as easier collaboration with peers and professors and providing an efficient way to conduct research. Technology has also influenced education by offering services such as online schooling for children and adults who are unable to attend public or private schools. The use of technology has and will continue to be challenged in the classroom despite all the benefits, since it causes lower test scores and creates distractions. Whether or not students are allowed to use technology in class is usually decided by the professor, not the school. I believe this occurs since some classes favor technology over others, however this should not prohibit the school from implementing a policy to limit technology as it leads towards more distractions and lower test scores.
The first is that there has been a general criticism on the impact of technology on writing capabilities of student. However, Lunsford established that technology did not affect writing negatively but only helped in taking it to a different step. She established that students are involved in writing activities more than the case would be in the past. But of great importance was that the written content was quite different. While students in the past focused on academic writing, the young generation at this age is more interested on the audience and why they write to the audience.
In order to understand a text the reader must be able to comprehend the vocabulary used in the piece of writing. If the individual words don’t make the sense then the overall story will not either. The student can draw on their prior knowledge of vocabulary, but they also need to continually be taught new words. The best vocabulary instruction occurs at the point of need. Parents and teachers should pre-teach new words that a student will encounter in a text or aid her in understanding unfamiliar words as she comes upon them in the writing.
The basic hypothesis for this research is that since writing is often neglected among the four basic skills it is presumed that normally, students would find it hard and confusing to study and to do because of the many rules and concepts they have to remember. There are many factors that may affect a student’s proficiency in writing. Some factors may be from the student itself and some from the influence of other people or the environment. If these factors can be identified then it will be easier for both students and teachers to solve the problems of writing. But the factors affecting writing proficiency is difficult but possible to determine because different students mean different factors that affect their writing proficiency.