Advantages Children have access to more resources other than the standard textbook. Children have more opportunities for self-directed learning.
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.
Internet The use of the Internet in schools allows for students to find more information that may not be available otherwise.
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.
Motivation Students are motivated more by using technology because it is a hands-on experience.
Academic Achievement Software or websites can offer students drills and practice sessions to improve academically. These often track student’s progress too.
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.
Parents Parents appreciate their child’s school utilizing things such as: Teacher-parent email communication Class web pages Grades available on the Internet
Summary Technology in the classroom benefits students, teachers, parents and school staff in many ways.