As I reflect on the revamping and upgrading of the technology department within the classrooms of the Kelsey Unified School District, I can see that many improvements have to be made. The purpose of the technology upgrade is to incorporate technology into the classroom. Within time technology within the classroom will help to raise or improve the students’ test scores at each grade level throughout the entire school district.
The teachers will benefit from the upgraded technology department because it will help the teachers to adapt to the students’ different learning styles because technology is a teaching tool. The students will benefit from the use of technology in the classroom because it is a learning tool. Technology in the classroom will help to increase the students’ interest in learning. There are many different types of technology that can be used in the classroom:
Smart Boards are used instead of the white boards or chalk boards. They can be used to teach interactive lessons in almost all of the major subjects, including math, spelling, language arts, etc. The technology equipment would be networked throughout the each school. •
Desktop computers are used by the teachers in the classroom to prepare or create lessons for the students or documents for the parents. The students will the desktop computers to complete their daily activities as a part of technology in the classroom. •
Laptops are used by the teachers when they need to complete work at home. Teachers do not have a great deal of spare time at school to get certain things done so they may need to work at home more frequently. Students may need to take laptops home in order to get their assignments done if they do not have access to a computer at their own homes. •
IPads or other types of tablets are used in some classrooms because they are portable. IPads make it very easy for the students to follow along and get their activities done quicker. The students can...
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