Technology Review Technology can be used in many ways and for many things. Computers in a classroom can be used in the classroom setting to start off the mornings. Computers are used all over the world and hold lots of information for many companies and small businesses as well. Because of the vast demand of technology in our world today, it is also important for us as teachers to have our students ready for this demand. Using technology in our classrooms is a great way of giving our students the incentive that they need to be comfortable with the use of technology. I will need to as the teacher really use my time wisely with my students, letting them practice using technology in the classroom to review different subjects they are having a difficult time with and use this time to show them how technology can help them to better their learning as well. Three out of five of these programs I would most definitely incorporate in my classroom teachings of technology to help enhance their knowledge of technology as well, would be DOGO news, ETL learning and Leapster. Five Educational Technologies:
DOGO News (http://www.dogonews.com/)
ETL Learning (http://etlearning.com/)
Leap Pad (http://www.leapfrog.com/sc)
* Usefulness in the classroom- great way to incorporate current events into the classroom daily lesson plan, also giving the students time on the computer as a group. * Ease of use- has many articles where the students can learn many topics of interest; they are even able to create their very own avatar that will look like them when they sign in. * Cost- $0-
* Reliability- as long as there is internet in the building there should be no problems, also the demand of computers as well plays a factor. * Availability- teacher should...