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Technology integration in schools


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Technology integration in schools

  1. 1. Technology Integration in Schools<br />by Donny Leveston<br />
  2. 2. American students are competitive with students from other countries<br />Businesses look for technology savvy employees<br />Positive, personal growth<br />Innovation <br />Pros of Integrating Technology<br />
  3. 3. Cons of Integrating Technology<br />Cost can become a factor<br />Many teachers need specific training<br />Open resistance<br />Needs further research<br />
  4. 4. Learning Outcomes<br />Technology is the wave of the future<br />Promotes learning through hands-on practice<br />Student engagement is likely<br />Increases productivity in other subject areas<br />
  5. 5. Job Readiness<br />Students with a good foundation in technology are more marketable than without<br />Online business opportunities are exploding<br />Unlimited earning potential<br />May not have to attend college i.e. Bill Gates <br />
  6. 6. Global Culture<br />The world strives on technology<br />International communication<br />International commerce and business<br />International relief efforts<br />
  7. 7. Extrinsic Values<br />Financial rewards<br />Outside praise<br />Productive member of society<br />Material rewards<br />Status<br />
  8. 8. Intrinsic Values<br />Self-worth<br />Value<br />Humbleness <br />Compassion<br />Understanding<br />
  9. 9. Limitless Possibilities<br />The potential for financial gain is astronomical<br />Global connections<br />Global solutions<br />Global concerns<br />Unity<br />
  10. 10. As It Stands<br /><ul><li>America’s educational system is in dire of reformation
  11. 11. America lacks in technological competency </li></ul> (for students)<br /><ul><li>America is behind other technological advanced countries
  12. 12. Lack of proper training</li>