Technology in the field of education can be a powerful tool. The Importance Of Technology In Education Infographic presents 5 benefits of technology in education:
- Future Oriented: The future is all about technology and multi-screening. Education can’t lag behind.
- Learning Becomes Interesting: It engages and challenges students with brand new and interactive methods.
- Improves Skills: digital learning, communication, collaboration, building teams, mobile learning, listening, planning, valuing diversity, problem solving, self direction, global awareness, social, presentations, ...
- Increases Collaboration: Students can work and collaborate with people in other locations. Distance learners can join online communities.
- Reduces Weight: Instead of carrying lots of books, students just carry a laptop, a tablet or a mouse which contain all their books and projects.
Additionally if you are interested in the ultimate list of free tech tools for teacher, here is a list of 321 Free Tools for Teachers separated in 18 educational technology categories. Enjoy!