This article addresses both the positives and the negatives of the increased use of technology in the classroom. With the many benefits of using technology comes the challenge of dealing with negative factors such as cyber-bullying.Source:
Marian Oswald, Edudemic, May 18, 2016Description:
Technological advancements have provided educators with a number of tools and opportunities they didn’t have five, 10, or 50 years ago. With live video streaming, smartboards, and dozens of other gadgets and lower-cost technology, educators are now able to reach a larger audience, with less funding, from nearly anywhere in the world.
Although these innovations give teachers and professors many more opportunities and creative teaching methods, they also bring new issues. From cyberbullying to student disengagement, online classrooms present educators with problems not found in traditional classrooms.Read the full article here!