The Impact Of Mobile Technology In Education

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Technology is everywhere. It is as everywhere as the air mammals breathe in to stay alive. All aspects of technology have made their way into the streets, skies, and even education. Technology has drastically changed education since the beginning of the 21st century. Technological devices released over the last sixteen years have made learning more innovating for students and teaching more opportunistic for teachers. Classroom integration of emerging technologies like 3D printing, SMART boards, and mobile technology have changed the teaching and learning processes in ways that are beneficial for students and teachers in elementary and secondary education.

3D Printing Originally developed in the 1980s, 3D printers were first used mainly to produce products involved with manufacturing (“3D printer”, 2015). 3D printers have become smaller, faster, cheaper and easier to use since then, making them accessible to a wider pool of investors. One of those investors, educational institutions, have come to realize that 3D printing has a place in classrooms of all grade levels because of how it can impact education in significant ways.

How it Works 3D printing is a process of taking a digital file and turning it into three-dimensional object. Before an object is printed, a virtual blueprint of the object is designed. This design is then
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Many consider mobile technology to be the most important form of technology schools have adopted. Mobile devices have impacted teachers in a way that has changed education so much. It would be absolute chaos to teach in the 21st century without the help of computers due to the fact that the majority of teachers use them every single day. Mobile devices have given teachers the opportunity to create lesson plans that are organized, legible, and available to all students via their teaching website. They also keep teachers connected with each other and the parents of their students thanks to e-Mailing

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