It engages the four key components of learning:
Participation in Groups
Frequent Interaction and Feedback
Connection to Real World Experts
Using new technologies allow students to learn another
skill set that will help them in the marketplace.
Makes Life Easier for Teachers
Teachers have to juggle a variety of tasks outside of
teaching including planning lessons, grading, meeting
with parents, and some administrative work.
Improves Test Scores
Improved test scores comes from reaching different
learning styles through the use of technology. The use
of electronic drilling in education can help students
learn quickly and provide incentives like games for
them to keep progressing.
It Helps Students with Low Attention Spans
Students with ADD or ADHD can be aided through the
use of technology by mixing up the learning process
with different methods and through providing them
engaging activities to keep their interest.
Learn From the Experts
With the an increasing amount of free resources
available on the internet, you can engage your students
with content from the smartest and best teachers in
Encourages Completing Homework
Students who want to go home and unwind after school
are not usually eager to put their head in a book but
would rather spend time on the internet playing games
or Facebooking. Why not engage students through the
internet and games? Seeing an interesting tweet or
Facebook post. could encourage them to continue
learning even when their homework is done.
Although using new technology normally has an initial
investment, it will save schools by multiplying the
number of teachers in a classroom.
Do you have students who have trouble hearing? Using
a classroom amplifier system can allow teachers to
amplify their voices and speak at a comfortable level so
students are able to hear teachers without strain.