Essay on Technology And The Educational System

2355 Words Dec 5th, 2016 10 Pages
Many teachers are taking a stance against technology in the educational system. Educational institutes should be embracing technology for many valid reasons. Technology can be very useful in the classroom. These institutes do not like to involve technology in the learning atmosphere but what they do not realize is it helps students stay focused, get more involved in their classes, and stay current with their assignments. Technology helps students with learning disabilities and help students get ready for their future careers. Jeremy Posey a mathematics coordinator and NMSI expert says, “Technology can be defined as any tool that can be used to help promote human learning” and “These are all innovations that have helped countless people during regular daily activities, but they can also have a profound impact on classroom learning.”(Huneycutt) Educational institutes have become slow and resistant to change past ways of teaching, however, they should embrace technology in the hallways instead of trying to ban it. Technology can help bridge the gap between students and teachers by getting the students more involved in what they are learning. When a teacher hands the students pieces of paper, the students may do it but they may only complete it as a chore. Students want to be more immersed in their learning and this can happen with the help technology. Technology can have interactive activities that the teacher can set up for the students to do. Technology can spark…

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