Expanding the Classroom to Reach Worldwide Modest Money5 Comments

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Teachers and other classroom administrators have a new ally when it comes to helping students, of any age, succeed: technology. Gone are the days when students would learn using just a chalkboard and chalk.

Instead today’s classes now have an arsenal of technology based tools available to them. Some examples include apps that turn an iPad into a teaching tool and services such as video conferencing available to them. While this technology may sound more familiar in an office setting, it has many benefits in education as well.

Benefits for Elementary School Students

Grade school is where students spend their formative years of education. It is during these twelve years that the foundation for future academic success is laid. Students need to have age appropriate learning tools available to them as they begin their educational journeys. Technology can lend a hand here in the form of video conferencing that can be used many different ways.

If the school has a sister school in another location, conferencing can allow for students to connect with each other without physically visiting. This connection can allow for a firsthand education on different cultures or even just different parts of the country and how they approach teaching. These…

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