Essay on Technology : Technology And Technology

1379 Words Feb 20th, 2016 null Page
Technology Ineffectiveness Technology makes our world go ‘round, especially in schools. Most big schools have gone almost completely paperless, meaning all of their work is done on a laptop or tablet. Even smaller schools have many sets of computers for the students to access, and some give a laptop or tablet to each student for schoolwork, which is known as 1:1. My school, Liberty Center, is fairly small, but spends large amounts of money on technology that is not being integrated properly. Thousands of dollars spent on SMART Boards that are not even being used could easily be used to help our school go 1:1, but it is being wasted. Time taken to put restrictions on websites that help students is also a complete waste. Liberty Center wastes its time and money on technology that is not worth it, and it affects me as a student every day. I walked into school and immediately walked into first period, Consumer Economics. This class is held in a computer lab with a teacher who is trained in technology, so I expected her to have first pick on the latest technology Liberty Center just purchased, let alone have at least a smart board. But no, she doesn’t even have a mimio (a way of virtually drawing on the board most teachers got rid of when they received SMART Boards). My middle school art teacher has a SMART Board, but this technology and business teacher does not? Our class would have gotten through our lesson much faster if our teacher didn’t have to walk all the way back to…

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