Technology integration in schools

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Technology integration in schools

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

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