Technology has been an integral part of society for years. People use all sorts of technology (computers, smartphones, iPod’s, etc.) for tasks of daily living. Beyond everyday tasks, such as technology, improves academic success is what the next work will be discussed. “There is a pressure on schools to adapt to the new technology, the same impulse drives that teacher, like anyone else, to use computers in their everyday lives” (Culling, F, Cedric, H, Nusrat, 2009, p.18).
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Better Technology Means Better Education In recent years computers have opened many new opportunities for students and teachers. Technology has advanced past books and black boards. There are more and more computers going into schools everyday. With the world changing into a computer world teaching how do to use technology is necessary. With the new tools that teachers use learning for students is not only more interesting but, more fun.
Era of technology in this century has affected every single part of life. Computer, one part of technology developments in new century, has been integrated into school curriculum as an attempt to enhance students motivation towards learning activities. The presence of computer in educational activities leads to new situation in the process of teaching and learning that leads to the demand of computer in educational setting increases every year. It has been reported (2008) that the average number of computers in primary, secondary, and special schools in England increases every year. Number of computers in per maintained primary school showed an increase from 13.3 by 1998 became 34.3 in 2005 and it was 27 in 2006.
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