In the article “Teachers & Technology:English with and Edge”, Andie Brown writes about the effects using technology has made in her classroom. Using technology in the classroom can give students options to be more creative and have more fun completing assignments that would otherwise be boring and hold little educational value. Having her students complete a video assignment on satire gives them a chance to be creative. It also helps students become more interactive with one another.
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* Teachers can find many technology grants that available to them to afford new technology for their classroom. Places such as Best Buy.
Horn wrote the article to explain to educators how technology can be an issue for teachers. Technology is expensive for schools. It requires constant attention and updates, and money. Using HCA, “high computer success model”, every student in each grade is issued their own laptop. Results have shown how the students became more successful academically and socially.
Although technology is expensive for schools to obtain it is very useful for students and teachers.
From my experience,in my educational career, technology available to me through IUPUI has been used to help me academically. It has helped me learn through online classes, and helps me interact with my professors and peers. Technology available to me has also helped me become a more informed and better prepared student.
Mobile Digital Storytelling can be useful for students and teachers. It gives the teachers and opportunity to use updated technology to help educate their students.The visual aid in mobile digital storytelling helps students understand and learn more easily.