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Whatever you do, It's Technology
Transcript of Whatever you do, It's Technology
-Attention span is the length of time a person can concentrate on a task, activity or idea without being distracted or the mind wandering off
-An obsession with computer games, social networking sites, phones(texting, pinging and tweeting) is changing the way people's minds work
-Increase of ADD in Children
Technology in Education:The Positives
-Creates a more Interactive Learning Environment
-Chalkboards to SmartBoards
-Technology can be a Tool
-78 percent of K-12 teachers and administrators believe technology has positively impacted the classroom and the productivity of students.
Technology: The World's New Playground
Technology has grown so much over the years and it is just going to continue to grow. Technology is reaching younger and younger generations. Children don't play outside anymore, they play on their iPads.
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McCoy, William. "Five Positive Effects of Technology on Education." Small Business. Demand Media, n.d. Web. 15 Dec. 2013.
Everyday Uses of Technology
a. Facebook,Twitter, Instagram
-Technology Uses for School/Work
Technology in Education:The Negatives
-Technology can create more Distractions
-Decreased Writing Skills