Education is more than just learning from books. Learning how to read, write or speak is not education. Advancement in technology changed the way information is collected and in turn, changed way of learning. How schools and academic institutes integrate technology in their curriculum will define the future course of education for students.
Experts from education field suggests that transmitting culture, maintaining social control and promoting social change are vital for students. The introduction of technology in schools definitely have an impact on how teachers teach and students learn. The schools need to have a definite plan to integrate right modules of technology in learning process. Without a proper plan, schools will be on the risk of wasting money and time. Study conducted by famous university suggests that technology plays an important role is student education.
The teachers, staff members and students should be provided proper training to handle such devices. This is needed to make better use of IT in schools. Students should be taught about using IT and incorporate full capabilities of IT. The usefulness of technology in the classrooms, as with any learning tool, depends on the innovation and imagination of the teacher. Teachers must, therefore, be fully informed about what kinds of IT are available and whether or not they are appropriate for classroom use.
To conclude, Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values. The appropriate incorporation of technology into the schools and the classroom will broaden the minds and skills of students, allowing them to be better prepared for further technological advances.