Technology, Technology And Mobile Learning Essay

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Technology in the Classroom Technology in the classroom has been discussed by many schools and in the government in the last few years. When looking at technology in the classroom it is the common questions of whether or not it is actually beneficial to the students and staff to have technology such as laptops, tablets, and calculators, readily available. In a 2009 report released by the National Center for Education, 74% of Pre-K to grade 12 teachers say that technology enables them to reinforce and expand on content. 74% also say that technology motivates students to learn. This report also revealed that a whopping 92% of these teachers say the internet has a major impact on their daily ability to access content resources and materials (n.p., Educational Technology and Mobile Learning). Looking at statistics and facts that many organizations have put together, one can come to the conclusion that technology is beneficial to both the students and teachers to have in the classroom. The first way technology is more beneficial in school is that allows teachers to reinforce and expand on topics in a way that may be understood by students. (n.p., Educational Technology and Mobile Learning) Most of the time if students just read something out of the text book they may not understand what it is saying. Seeing information this way may also be a bad way to insure students retain the information. But by when using a more active or visual approach such as a project may aid with this…

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