As a result of classrooms using iPads, the student learning is improved, the bandwidth is upgraded, and the teacher is more effective. Placing iPads in learning environments improves the way students learn. This is done by creating an interactive lesson. Chris Rochie researched how iPads affect students in the classroom and found out that the use of iPads makes learning fun for students. This means that students are more likely to be involved with a lesson when an iPad is involved.
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Cell phones definitely have more pros than cons when it comes to use in the classroom. Cell phones can be used for web browsing, doing class work online, and using useful apps. Cell phones should be allowed in the classroom because they are beneficial to students education with the quick access it gives. Students can enhance their education with web browsing because it allows them to search material they don’t know. Advanced smartphones have tons of helpful resources to help a student out when they are in a bind.
As we progress further into the 21st century, our society is quickly becoming more and more integrated to technology. The creations of new laptops and tablets, and the easy access to new and improved phones have driven younger generations to recruit to these advances as well. The quick and widespread implementation of these technological advances has shaped the new way we conduct our daily lives, as well as how knowledge is processed and taught in our classrooms. Today's technology provides teachers, as well as students, with opportunities for teaching and learning that were impossible in the past. Technology is being used as a tool to promote human learning, not just calculators, but including Smart Boards, tablets (iPads), video cameras, Portable Digital Assistants and of course, computers.
These children are comfortable with change and “they like to learn how to use new technology via internet searches, video games, texting, blogs, wiki’s, social networks, uploading photo’s, videos and music clips” (Godwin, 2008, p. 6). Therefore, in order to engage middle schooler’s in their learning, it is essential that school librarians link Web 2.0 technology with information literacy lessons.... ... middle of paper ... ...on : Facet Publishing. Linik, J. R. (2012). Literacy 2.0: Teaching Students the Skills Needed to Succeed in Our Information Economy. Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 78(3), 25-29.
The internet can also be used for students to aid them in their research and in their studies. Some students may not be able to afford necessary things like a USB or even use the internet all the time. So it can also be hard for them. This research paper aims to tackle about the learning of students in sch... ... middle of paper ... ...le at: http://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2013/03/01/the-education-technology-revolution-is-coming [Accessed: 8 Mar 2014]. Hess, F. and Saxberg, B.
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