Hawk Talk: Technology in the Classroom

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Hawk Talk: Technology in the Classroom

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

Tam’s plentiful technological resources have grown in recent years. For some innovative teachers, this means supplying students with web-equipped devices, such as laptops and iPads, and making use of reconfigured classrooms like 2020 to update their teaching techniques. But how effective is Tam’s use of technology for educational purposes? Students shared their thoughts on the value of technology in the classroom.

AMARI ALLISON, FRESHMAN

AMARI ALLISON, FRESHMAN

 

“We don’t have that many computers in my classes. [Technology in the classroom] is a bad thing to me because I feel like on the computer, not being supervised by an adult we goof around and play around, and it takes away from our learning.”

 

 

 

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

KELSEY NORTON, SOPHOMORE

 

“…my World History and English classes use a lot of time in 2020, which is a fantastic room. There are huge TVs, there are screens, there are multiple laptops, so a lot of times we’ll have documentary projects or other Power Point presentations, which are really fun to do in 2020, but also a great use of time.”

 

 

 

RYAN TURNER, SOPHOMORE

RYAN TURNER, SOPHOMORE

“In my art class I would use [the Internet] to look up pictures, or something that I’m trying to reference in the drawing. It’s very useful because if we can’t find the information fast enough in the textbook we can just go to Google and search for it.”