Integrating Technology Into Classroom Instruction Improves Student Performance

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Technology in the Classroom is a Necessity Integrating technology into classroom instruction improves student performance. Teaching today has grown exponentially compared to the just ten to fifteen years ago. New technology is the cause for this enormous growth. It opens up an infinite resource for students on subjects they may not have a full grasp of. Technology, especially the internet, allows students to be exposed to material that teachers and/or schools may not have otherwise shared with the student. Teaching with technology is not a new thing. It’s been around for a long time. Wall paintings and Hieroglyphs predated writing as an educational technology. Even Moses’ discovery of the Ten Commandments, being carved on stones, stands as an early form of educational technology. As time has passed, the use of technology has continued and improved. Technology in schools has evolved from adding machines, film strip projectors, and eight-track tape players to graphing calculators, smart boards, and the World Wide Web. Today’s students have access to the entire world at a click of a mouse. So, if the teachers ignore the technology at their disposal, it becomes a resource the teachers are unfortunately not using. to help students become the most productive students they can be. Some may not support this claim for using technology in instruction. A standard lecture class involves two main components, the teacher, and the student. The standard lecture class has worked…

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