Computers in the classroom• Can technology improve the level of instruction and address many of the problems in schools? Technology
Computers in the classroom• Computers are just another instructional tool for learning. computers can help you learn concepts about mathematics computers can help you with budgeting your expenses computers can help in everyday writing activities
Computers in the classroom• Computer give students a choice to learn, explore, create, express, and apply, different subjects in a more enjoyable way.
Generation Z, the internet generation• Generation Z have been growing up on websites designed specifically for their consumption since before they could even speak.
Generation Z, the internet generation• Generation Z-ers are also bred early to be social-media savvy
Incorporating technology into monotonous lessons• Will make lessons more engaging and exciting. At work At school At home
Incorporating technology into monotonous lessons• Lessons that would normally be tedious for many students can be much more engaging with virtual field trips and streaming video
Negative side of using technology• Did you know 93% of boys and 62% of girls have been exposed to Internet pornography before the age of 18? Internet pornography is just one of the dangers facing your kids online. Have you thought about what else your kids are facing?• 76% of first encounters with online predators happen in chat rooms.• 51% of kid gamers, especially males (who prefer fighting games), play games online.• 40% of teens have seen pictures on social networking sites of kids getting drunk, passed out, or using drugs.• 39% of teens have sent or posted sexually suggestive messages.• 26% of teens and young adults say someone has written something about them online that was untrue. Online interactions leave kids open to all sorts of dangers. Your kids need your help for how to stay safe online, and we’re here to help you do that.
Negative side of using technology• There is a need for school counselors to assist parents and school personnel in protecting their students from harm and victimization.