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Top 10 Reasons to Use Technology in Education: iPad, Tablet, Computer, Listening Centers

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Teachers are finding that using different classroom technologies like tablet computers, digital videos, iPads and video games are great tools for helping students learn While there are some naysayers who bring up some negative effects of technology and education and budgetary reasons. Using new technology is the future of education system. The following reason should silence the naysayers and help heed the wisdom from Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach, which says The first reason to use technology in the classroom is because students love it. Students love using new technologies whether it's the cool factor or just the genuine interest in new technology. It allows the teacher to bury the activities of the day and engage students. There is no commandment for education and it says: Thou shalt not have fun Students spend hours using technology like computers and televisions when they get home from school. Why not engage them through their favorate medium? No.2: It engages the Four Key Components to learning, which are: active engagement, participationing groups. frequent interaction and feedback, and connection to real world experts. The improvised digital iPad listening center meets these four requirements also. No.3: Professional Development. Using new technology allows students to learn another skill set which will help them in the market place. How many jobs need basic computing skills, let alone advanced computing skills Anytime the teachers encourage students to learn through technology. They kill two birds with one stone. The tech industry is only getting bigger. Encourage your students to know and understand technology so that they can be the tech leaders of the future. With the power of the Internet, knowing how to use the simple piece of technology can turn a inspiring singer into Justin Bieber whose Mom uploaded a Youtube video of him singing which ultimately lead to his fame; or it could turn a hilarious prackster into a Youtube star in ad madfaster, who recently use an improvised sound cruiser PA systems in one of his videos. No.4: it makes life easier for teachers. Teachers have to juggle a variety of tests outside teaching including planning lessons grading, meeting with parents and administrative work. Why not help yourself out and put tests online so students can instantly see their grades instead of spending valuable time grading. No.5: it improves tests scores. A benefit of engaging students through technology and media is allowing them to work in their own pace not be held back by students who learn in a slower rate. This can allow gifted students to progress self-graded levels ahead of their peers over the course of the year. Another proof of improve test scores comes from reaching different learning styles through the use of technology. The use of electronic drilling in education can help students learn quickly and provide a ---like games to keep them progressing. No.6: it helps students with low attention spans. Students with ADD or ADHD can be aided through the use of technology by mixing up the learning process with different methods and through providing them with engaging activities to keep their interest Technology is a favor among teachers who teach in ESL classrooms or in special education settings 7: learn from the experts. With an increasing amount of free resources available on the Internet you can engage your students with content from the smartest and best teachers in the world. 8: Encourages homework. Wait a minute, there is something actually encourages students to do homework? Yes! Someone found that a flip class approach or homework that is done in school and lecture are viewd online at home is the best model because it allows the teachers to give real time homework and lecture of the clock This can help students overcome --quickly by removing frustration or negative feelings and emotions that developed during the learning process. No.9: save money.

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Duration: 5 minutes and 29 seconds
Country: Mexico
Language: English
Producer: Amplivox Sound Systems Channel
Director: X
Views: 286
Posted by: adancito1972 on Jan 29, 2012

Tecnología educativa

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