Ch 5: Technology in the Classroom

About This Chapter

With the constant improvement of technology, its usefulness in the classroom is becoming more and more apparent. This chapter explains the benefits of using technology in an educational environment and different forms this technology may take.

Technology in the Classroom - Chapter Summary

As you review this chapter, you will learn more specific details and strategies regarding how to utilize technology in your classroom in new and innovative ways. This chapter will cover the following:

  • Why technology is useful in a classroom setting
  • Strategies for blended learning
  • Different forms of classroom technology
  • New research regarding the use of technology in classrooms

How It Helps

  • Highlights benefits: Different pros of utilizing technology for educational purposes will be presented and detailed thoroughly.
  • Teaches strategies: Techniques for implementing the use of technology in classrooms are provided in this chapter.
  • Presents new tools: You will learn about new technological tools that are available and discover how you can implement them in your classroom.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of using technology for education purposes
  • Understand how to incorporate technology into a classroom environment
  • Define blended learning and explain its use in the classroom
  • Identify new technology tools that may help your students
  • Analyze research regarding the positive effects of technology on learning

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