Traditional Education And Online Education

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School, it is one of the most significant parts of a person 's life. A time when information is taught to students and is later applied to their future occupation. A time that is crucial in human development and provides a foundation for the rest on one’s life. If it is such an important part of a person’s life, then shouldn’t we maximize our efforts to provide the best possible education to students; an education that will maximize learning and provide benefits for our future? Many parents and students have agreed that education should be taught to its full potential and yet, believe that either a traditional education or an online education is the best option. There are many parents and students who have a strong perspectives one either side …show more content…
I have personally witnessed and am guilty of procrastinating my work due to lack of focus. When students are first taught how to research information we are usually tied to books to provide the information we are to use for a project. The use of technology at this level is very minimal. Many of my fellow students tended to diverge off course when given a research assignment from a book. This is caused due to factors such as the longer amount of time it takes,and the overall inconvenience many students believe that book research takes. When these students are allowed to research using the technology at hand many seem to stay on task longer than compared to solely browsing a book to find the information they need. Technology such as computers, aids in research and exploration keeping students on task. The process allows access to information quicker than the traditional method. Technology allows them to complete this research, also providing opportunity to utilize technology in a similar way to how they will be obligated to in future education and occupations (Huneycutt, …show more content…
The blended education system enables students to learn at their own pace during a period of time at which they are given an assignment. Also, through the program it allows teachers to work one on one with smaller groups that are struggling with an specific area without holding back the rest of the students. Other students who haven’t struggled with understanding the concepts, would be applying their knowledge to complex problems in small groups or individually with technology. This allows the educator to confirm that the students have understood what they have been taught. Through this system, there is a lot more flexibility for the teacher to go around in small groups and reinforce key concepts or ideas of a lesson. This would prevent the amount of kids that fall behind in class due to a lack of understanding and allow teachers to keep the class on pace with all the material that needs to be covered (Huneycutt,

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