Benefits of Technology in Classroom
In today’s 21st century the introduction of technology has made great strides and children have unprecedented exposure to technological tools and gadgets at their disposal. Despite the positive trends towards adopting technology in the classroom, the full availability of technology is still not universally available to all the students. Using technology for education is now a trend and it is necessary for students and teachers to become tech friendly. So there are few benefits of having technology for students are these tools like websites, apps, learning games, e-books and virtual tutoring help them at their own pace. The introduction of technology will support students as it will provide digital materials like classroom teaching, classroom learning topics, and introducing different teaching methods for students’ unique learning needs. The stress of teachers will be reduced and the pressure of teaching whole bunch of 50 to 60 students will be reduced.
It will bring instant access to knowledge to students to get answers beyond their textbooks. In fact, today’s kids are already familiar with Google and to get answers to any reasonable and unreasonable questions. Gadgets like computers, tablets, smart phones, and the internet are the same tools that they use at home a same they can use in colleges. Students have already become comfortable using these tools to connect with other classmates, their teachers, and their colleges. One of the best benefits of technology in the classroom is students’ workplace is ready. These technology even build some soft skills like critical thinking, independent research and cross technology proficiency.
There are around 75% of students currently have experience with blended online/on premises learning. The introduction of e-books had even eradicated excessive waste of paper and there are examples that have helped in solving all the environmental issues through submission of electronic document, cutting the institution cost on paper and other materials. There are around 74% of teachers who will agree on including technology in the classroom. In the absence of teacher the curriculum, learning trends, and student engagement can rise or fall bit with the technology the classroom will never be flourished.