Technology in the Classroom in 2019: 6 Pros


Technology in education is the biggest change in teaching we will ever see. For years, policy makers, teachers, parents and students alike have been weighing the potential benefits of technology in education against its risks and consequences. But now the debate is more pressing than ever, as curricula increasingly incorporate technology andprofessors experiment with new teaching methods.

The pros:

1. Using technology in the classroom allows you to experiment more in pedagogy and get instant feedback.

2. Technology in the classroom helps ensure full participation.

3. There are countless resources for enhancing education and making learning more fun and effective.

4. Technology can automate a lot of your tedious tasks.

5. With technology in the classroom, your students have instant access to fresh information that can supplement their learning experience.

6. We live in a digital world, and technology is a life skill.

 The key to technology in the classroom is always going to be the teacher-student relationship, because that’s where the education happens. Technology can be a highly effective tool, but that’s all it is — a tool. In today’s hyper-connected world, sensible use of technology can enhance education.