There are countless reasons why technology is a key aspect of learning in the schools. Whether we
like it or not, technology is everywhere; and in order for our students to survive in post-secondary
education and the business world, they must know technology.
Students are engaging with technology constantly outside of the classroom. Kids like to be
interactive, and learning through technology has now become a part of their lifestyle.
The technology movement has been implemented in post-secondary education as well as other
professional jobs. For new teachers, technology is considered a necessity for the learning
Kids know technology better than most adults. It has become the easiest way they learn, because it
is such an integral part of their life. Engaging with technology in the classroom has not only helped
them learn better, but they also acquire multi-tasking skills. In today’s Technology age, they hardly
know how to learn without it. This knowledge is important, because they would be way behind in the
real world without it.
We know from years of experience that kids learn at their own pace, but sometimes the traditional
classroom makes it difficult to do so. With the integration of technology in education, children have
the ability to slow down and go back over lessons and concepts, and more advanced kids can go
ahead. It also frees up the teacher to help kids on a more one-on-one level.
Having access to other information outside of the book gives students many different ways to learn a
concept. Teachers can come up with creative ways to teach their students that keeps them engaged.
Technology has changed the learning environment so that learning is more hands-on. Schools
throughout the nation are diverse in income, and often kids don’t always get the resources they
need. The implementation of technology in schools helps close that gap.