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Technology PowerPoint by Meghan Peal

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  • 1.Technology in the Classroom
    By: Meghan Peal

2. Advantages
Children have access to more resources other than the standard textbook.
Children have more opportunities for self-directed learning.
3. Advantages
Students can practice skills using computer software to improve things such as reading or math skills.
Students motivation increases when they get the opportunity to use technolgy.
4. Internet
The use of the Internet in schools allows for students to find more information that may not be available otherwise.
5. Internet
Students can connect to other students via email or chats which provides more meaningful learning.
Students can also use the internet share presentations with others such as parents or other schools.
6. Motivation
Students are motivated more by using technology because it is a hands-on experience.
7. Academic Achievement
Software or websites can offer students drills and practice sessions to improve academically.
These often track students progress too.
8. Teachers
Technology in the classroom means teachers have more resources to use with students.
Teachers benefit from having technology in the classes because they need to keep records and track student progress.
9. Parents
Parents appreciate their childs school utilizing things such as:
Teacher-parent email communication
Class web pages
Grades available on the Internet
10. Summary
Technology in the classroom benefits students, teachers, parents and school staff in many ways.

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