Technology And Other Styles Of Teaching Essay

786 Words Jul 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
In conclusion, teachers need to find a happy medium between implementing technology and other styles of teaching. When you use a variety of learning styles within the classroom setting, students are more likely to learn and retain the information. One of the conclusions from the data is that there are times when technology enhances lessons, and times when technology is not necessary. This is proven by the amount of hours that teachers access technology on a daily basis as well as a result of research from (Bjorklund, Rehling, Tompkins, & Strom, 2012). Interactive technology is being used in a manner that is not overpowering to the teachers or students. The classroom teacher is the one that determines this, but most teachers are not using technology to enhance every lesson every day of the week. Another conclusion is that technology is changing the way we teach. Implementing technology changes the classroom dynamic by encouraging students to be actively involved, engaged in conversations, and learn in a variety of styles. This is where our society is headed. As teachers we need to embrace and implement it, or the administration is going to find other teachers who are willing to do so. Research shows that the most effective resources include, but are not limited to, Smartboards, iPads, Chrome Books, laptops, etc. This conclusion was also a result of (Strayer, 2012). The interviewed teachers claim that students are more willing to participate and engaged in…

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