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Technology in the Classroom The use of technology in the classroom is an issues that we have always heard about. Should we use it? If so, how much should we use it? Should we do without it? Does it help? Is it a distraction for students? What does it involve? Not just using computers Being able to work with the technology Students have spent their entire lives surrounded by all of the toys and tools of the digital age..it affects everything that they do (Berk of Carlson, 2005).
When we think about technology in the classrooms there are: Computers Television Laptops Smartboards Calculators Cameras ipods Cell phones..
Pros Provides new ways of doing things. Smart boards, camera, blogs, podcasts, Students are more engages Not boring Visually appealing Multitask Get a lot more done
ACCESS AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY According to a survey of 7,705 college students in the U.S., Junco and Mastrodicasa 97% own a computer 94% own a cell phone or iPhone 99% use the Internet for research or homework (Pryor et al., 2009) 89% begin their search of everything with search engines like Google (OCLC, 2006) 76% use Instant Messaging (IM) logged on 35 hrs./wk., chat 80 min./day, and 15% logged on 24/7 87% read news Websites (Pryor et al., 2009) 34% use Websites as their primary source of news (40% use TV with 15% watching The Daily Show and 5% The Colbert Report) 57% are media creators (Oblinger, 2008b); 35% own a blog and 57% read blogs (Pryor et al., 2009) 49% download music using peer-to-peer sharing (15% download movies and 16% download software) 92% multitask while Iming 75% have a Facebook account 56% own an MP3 player (iPod, Zune, Sansa, or similar music/video device)
Conclusion It is up to the Teacher and the Administration Has Pros Has Cons
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