The website shows as many different useful tips and examples to explain why technology is helpful but the Aspen Institute of Communication Society is also states,
"The creative use of these technologies has the potential to engage young people and instill an excitement about learning in ways that few traditional teaching aids and techniques seem capable of doing."
With technology it gives people a chance to explore the unknown but to also make use of how quickly things are evolving in society.
Here below is a link of how K-12 students are wanting to learn more but with technology in the sense.
This article really made realize how much technology we as society rely on today and how much more we have come in the past ten years with research and new inventions.
This website is very informative in regards to mentioning facts with The Aspen Institute of Communication Society. In this article, with that being mentioned made me want to go to the website to research it.
That shows how technology carries so much of our attention in everyday life. I like how in the article it mentioned how technology has helped students that have needed extra help or t
Article 2 Integrating Technology In the Classroom
This article has not only the perspectives of the positives of technology but also the negatives. It differentiates the positives and negatives of how technology has been introduced.
It gives an argument if technology really is all that it is made up to be.
Integrating technology is also an important topic because of how technology acts as a change catalyst.
George Siemens, in his presentation at Educause on January 27, 2008, said,
“ Current developments with technology and social software are significantly altering: a) how learners access information and knowledge, and b) how learners dialog with the instructor and with each other.”
Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis, social bookmarking, etc. will continue to impact how information is created and distributed.
When using technology in the classroom does at risk students improve?
Improved writing skills when using technology in the classroom
I think this article made me really think about the previous classes that I have taken in regards to communication and also talking about integrating certain aspects into the class.
This article helped me more on refreshing my memory on what steps to take to bring more of a different thing into a class then the ordinary. With teaching for example, you have to have multiple different ideas and a variety of ways that you will be able to teach not just one of your students but every single one of them.
On the other hand there are many educators question whether students in online classes learn as much or receive the same quality of instruction as students in the face-to-face classroom (Cooper, 2001). Although students who enroll in online classes generally like the flexibility and convenience offered, they may not be beneficial to them.
Social Networking In Schools: Educators Debate The Merits Of Technology In Classrooms Article 3
With this particular article it shows more of what’s actually going on with the education world and technology. Technology may seem to many different people as a positive influence on students and teachers however there are many things that children now can get their hands on or come across something inappropriate on the internet or playing a particular game.
The technology has progressed rapidly and more action packet movies and especially games have become extremely popular more and more each year.
More students would show more motivation and improvement if they were able to have enough freedom to explore and learn .
Facebook provides information support and news to encourage citizenship online reduce cyberbullying and advance internet safety and security.
It has overall become a success network when it comes to inventing educational and safety tools.
"Think about not only incorporating technology into your lessons, but creating more and more compelling assignments so that 21st century skills, the kinds of things students will have to develop in terms of critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, global participation -- that these are incorporated into assignments. The best spaces will incorporate social media, and interacting with others.