Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Technology in the Classroom
In this day and age, technology is rampant all around us. It is involved in our day to day lives in the way we drive, how we talk and communicate with others, how we conduct day to day activities, how we have the ability to send an email all across the world and much, much more.
The people that fail to recognize the importance of these innovations are disadvantaged if they do not have the ability and know-how to work with modern technology. For this reason alone, it is vital to include the latest technology in classrooms and the entire school, in general.
Staff members and all faculty of a school should be teaching technology-based classes that teach students how to utilize technology in their day to day lives and the importance of knowing technology for their future.
Classrooms should be well-equipped with the latest computers and laptops, along with the relevant programs that help students to learn all types of subjects; from, math, science, history, economics, English, etc.
Using the internet and the computer in general is a tool that can help students to gain an understanding of the world around them; through pictures, videos, and written documents. Modern computers enhance learning by way of software and programs that are relevant to what is happening in the world today.
Students are better ready for their role in the world and their career choice if they are familiar with how to use technology and technology based products. It is a great advantage to people of all ages to know how to use technology; along with the latest video cameras, editing programs, etc. Along with the importance of using technology, learning it at such a young age in the classroom can ready students for a career in a technology related field.
This fact alone is reason enough to include technology in the classroom.
Hey, remember when the Apple II hit the classroom? What a remarkable event!
Ok, until next time!
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