Informative Essay: Technology Within The School System

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Technology within the School System Over the past decade or so technology has become more prominent in the education system. The advances in technology has made it become a major part of a majority of people’s lives today, especially computers. These advancements have been integrated into the school system, with most schools having dedicated classrooms that just have computers in then. Technology has also grown enough that students can be taught from the comfort of their home completely online. The students who choose to go to a school also benefit because they still get a fair use of computers, depending on the teacher though. Some teachers still do not like the idea of having technology in schools. The teachers who think this like the technology for themselves, but not for the students to have it too. They believe that the students will not use the technology to learn, but to fool around and play games on the computers. The negativity that the teachers can show towards the student having computers with them may make them think that computers are not useful. These types of teachers are spread …show more content…
For example the students who are in early education they should not be given the same advanced technology that students who are in high school. This is so the students can understand what they are doing with it and so money is not wasted on the advanced technology. In an article written by Lilla McManis and Susan Gunnewig, they talk about the students, at a young age, can grasp some of the technology that they use. “When children use computers with adult support, their math concepts increase for number recognition, counting, shape recognition and composition, and sorting”(15). This shows how computer can help with the learning process but it is not all the computer, the teacher is still need to help

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