Computers and the Internet have expanded the way in which education can be delivered to the students of today.
Today's networking technologies provide a valuable opportunity to the practice of learning techniques.
It shows the positives and negative affect it has had in education.
The best method for improving educational standards is to utilize every tool available, this includes state-of-the-art technology.
Examples include Microsoft word, excel, lesson plans, Power Point, or Imovies.
Laser disks can be used to show educational movies or show animation or movements that otherwise would be impractical in the classroom.To May, that means paying attention to our condensing, shifting world.By 2100, more than half the world’s population will live in India, China, or Africa.Some of those digital-native kids will grow up to become teachers, who will continue to build and use their own communities of learning online.We might be sending kids to school in self-driving cars by 2020, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be taught by teacher-avatars and given tests via drone.“Education needs will drive technology use, rather than the ‘coolness’ of technology trumping education,” predicts Shannon May, cofounder of Bridge International Academies.“Global policy leadership and sales of education goods and services will be shaped less by issues and needs in the U.S., and more by the issues and needs of Africa, South Asia, and China,” May says. particularly in math and science.”“For schools of all types, content or curriculum will not be the core differentiator, but rather they will be judged on how well they coordinate complex offerings into a useful package for their students and graduates,” Schwartz says.“Most professions can point to dramatic changes in the way they work, thanks to technological innovations, but teaching still looks and feels an awful lot like it did when today’s teachers were themselves students,” says Williams.Educators will need to adapt current lesson plan to incorporate this new medium into all the classrooms.The only problem is that some of today's schools are hindered by an under-powered technology based curriculum and, in order to stay competitive, the American educational system must do a better job of integrating.“I’m not talking about having computers in classrooms, but rather a lack of any seismic shift in the way things are done because technology is making the work easier or more efficient.”Williams predicts that education tech will continue the push towards individualized instruction for students.Hadley Ferguson, executive director of the Edcamp Foundation, agrees: Kids can “reach out beyond the walls of their classrooms to interact with other students, other teachers, and renowned authors, scientists, and experts to enhance their learning,” she says.