Saturday, December 18, 2010

The Importance of Technology in Classroom

According to Cambrigde Advance's Learner 3rd Edition technology is the practical especially industrial, use of scientific discovery.
According to, Technology is the usage and knowledge of tools, techniques, crafts, systems or methods of organization.

As technology is bound to rule our present and future, it is good be obtain a know how of the technological reforms at the earliest.Studies have shown that children conversant with technology show improvements in their writing, reading and math skills.So,lets see the importance of technology in school.

  • Computers can offer livelier explanations of various subjects
  • The Internet is an ocean of information, which can be harnessed for the rendition of information in school.
  • The inclusion of technology in the process of learning makes learning an enjoyable activity, thus inviting greater interest from the kids.
  • The knowledge from all around the world can be better brought about for the children and can be better assimilated by them.
  • School records, the information about all the students and the teachers as also other school employees can efficiently be maintained by means of the advanced technology.
But there's also disadvantages using technology :
  • Technology does not have a place in classrooms where teachers have not been adequately trained in its implementation.
  • A source of frustration for both the teacher and the student unless the teacher well trained in technology.
  • Time lost-because connection problems, downloading issues, policing software and other difficulties can cause road blocks when implementing a lesson in the technology based classroom, teachers sometimes shy away from using it simply because of lack of time.

                                                              Posted by: Quzaitul Izzati bt Hisham


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