Technology and Education
Do you remember the days when technology played no part in the classroom? If you are older you are sure to answer yes. The fact of the matter is that technology and education have not always gone together hand in hand. But in today’s day and age this is no longer the case. No matter what type of school you visit, ranging from grade schools to colleges, you are sure to come across a lot of technology and related features including computers, internet connectivity, and much more. And while it may cost a lot of money to get this technology in place it goes a long way in preparing students for the real world.
nWhat about the schools which are behind the times? Even though they are few and far between in some countries, such as the United States, this is not the case all over the world. Fortunately, even the schools that have fallen behind are beginning to make up some ground.
nIs technology really that important within the educational system? This may sound like a silly question, but many people believe it. The bottom line is simple: technology is taking over the world and the only way for new generations to learn is through the proper equipment in their classrooms. Why do you think so many older people don’t know how to use computers? Simply put, they did not learn when they were in school because this type of technology did not exist.
nAs the years go by more and more technology will be injected into classrooms all over the world. And there is no denying that this is a good thing that will surely make the world a better place to live.
Posted Date: 2008-12-14 19:43:27