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10 Reasons Computers Belong In The Classroom:
1. Technology allows students of all learning styles to adapt easier than traditional school methods. Whether the students are visual, aural, verbal or physical, one computer can satisfy all types.
2. The world is constantly changing and keeping up to date on the newest information is only a click away when students have access to computers. The number of books or CDs needed to keep up with current events would be an astronomical number, in price and quantity.
3. New tech means new learning experiences and opportunities. VR (virtual reality) is the newest learning tool creating a wave of excitement for learning.
4. Technology allows people to learn new things, only available with access to technology. For example, learning to code or image editing is only do able when students have technology.
5. Technology enhances the need of a community and collaboration. Learning and working through problems in a group setting is great preparation for college and future careers.
6. With the addition of technology in classrooms, the role the teacher in the classroom can take on a new and dynamic light. Traditional passive learning is in the past, teachers need to be coaches, encouragers and advisers to have the biggest impact on students.
7. Responsibility. Having to keep up with, log into and protect their own devices gives students a lesson in responsibility and individualism.
8. Not only do students benefit, technology allows teachers and students alike to develop their technology skills becoming more efficient and savvier in teaching and everyday life.
9. Technology is helping to increasing attention spans. Kids have become less engaged with learning and more engaged with technology. Therefore, combining those things in an interesting and thought-provoking manner can cause a serious spike in participation.
10. Computers allow students to accomplish tasks faster, giving them more time to learn new things and engage in different activites.