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  • Children of all ages are starting to become engaged in new technology's at younger an younger ages. Because of this more schools are incorporating these technology's into the classrooms and the teaching of different subjects.
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    1. 1. What Students Want<br />Leave me Alone, I’m Socializing <br />By: Kara Richardson<br />
    2. 2. Although technology is great thing to use in the classroom, especially as it grows. These new advances can be distracting to the students from what they should really be doing at school, learning.<br />Clip Art<br />
    3. 3. The more students learn about new technologies the more they are use in and out of the classroom.<br />
    4. 4. Some parents are wondering if when using these technologies the students are paying more attention to the computer or other high tech tools instead of what they are supposed to be learning.<br />
    5. 5. Over time the amount of technology used in the class room has grown significantly, especially in these last few years. <br />
    6. 6. In a classroom students can easily navigate away from what they are working on to another less productive site. <br />Clip Art<br />
    7. 7. To prevent things <br /> like students going on to <br />inappropriate websites or playing games, schools should block certain sites to help students stay focused on what they need to be doing.<br />Clip Art<br />
    8. 8. In the article, Leave me Alone, I’m Socializing by Neal Starkman, a survey of students in different grade levels was taken to see what young people were mostly using this technology for.<br />
    9. 9. While some students claimed they used these new technologies for homework and educational purposes, <br />most used it for socializing and playing games.<br />Clip Art<br />
    10. 10. Although the growth of technology in our schools is a great thing what is used in the classroom needs to be monitored and used for the sole purpose of teaching.<br />
    11. 11. Work Cited<br />Neal, Starkman. "Leave Me Alone, I’m Socializing." T.H.E Journal 34 (2007).<br />All images were found on Clip Art<br />

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