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Unformatted text preview: COMPUTERS 1 Running head: COMPUTERS Computers in the Classroom Jonathan I. Sullivan Professor Amanda Roberts DeVry University Orlando, Fl May 9, 2010 COMPUTERS 2 Computers in the Classroom With today’s new-fangled digital age there comes a call for technology innovation in the classroom. The use of technology in education, or more specifically computers is a wonderful way to open new doors for students allowing them to take ownership of their education. Having computers in the classroom allows students to have technology at their fingertips right when they need it most, helping them to develop fundamental life skills, which makes for a smarter independent student; finally, computers are also an aid to students with special needs. Computers in the classroom are the wave of the future, providing students with access to an abundant source of research information right at their fingertips. Computers give students ease of access to a vast amount of information at the touch of button. Martin (2009) states, “the main thing I’d want the students to get out of this is to be lifelong learners. The technology allows them to pretty much learn or find out anything they want” (para. 15).With the aid of computers students are able to find what they want when they want....
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- Spring '11
- Skill, Educational technology, assistive technology