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Technology is everywhere, entwined in almost every part of our lives. It affects how we shop, socialize, connect, play, and most importantly learn. With their great and increasing presence in our lives, it only makes sense to have mobile technology in the classroom. That's why Careers in Sports is using technology in the classroom as valuable learning tool.

Here is a list of 10 reasons why our school implements technology in the classroom.

1) If used correctly, will help prepare students for their future careers, which will inevitably include the use of wireless technology.

2) Integrating technology into the classroom is definitely a great way to reach diversity in learning styles.

3) It gives students the chance to interact with their classmates more by encouraging collaboration. Collaboration and technology are key factors in learning. With classroom technology students can collaborate with other students and their teachers in and outside of the classroom quickly and easily.

4) Technology helps the teachers prepare students for the real world environment. As our nation becomes increasingly more technology-dependent, it becomes even more necessary that to be successful citizens, students must learn to be tech-savvy.

5) Integrating technology in education everyday helps students stay engaged. Today's students love technology so they are sure to be interested in learning if they can use the tools they love.

6) With technology, the classroom is a happier place. Students are excited about being able to use technology and therefore are more apt to learn.

7) When mobile technology is readily available in the classroom, students are able to access the most up-to-date information quicker and easier than ever before.

8) The traditional passive learning mold is broken. With technology in the classroom the teacher becomes the encourager, adviser, and coach.

9) Students become more responsible. Technology helps students take more control over their own learning. They learn how to make their own decisions and actually think for themselves.

10) Student can have access to digital textbooks that are constantly updated and often more vivid, helpful, creative, and a lot cheaper than those old heavy books.

Study: Emerging Technology Has Positive Impact in Classroom

Technology at Careers in Sports:

  • Every single classroom has at least 2 desktop computers and a printer
  • One computer lab with 35 desktop computers and two printers
  • 6 laptop rolling carts. Each cart has 30 laptops
  • 5 ipad rolling carts. Each cart has 32 ipads
  • Wireless Access Point in all classrooms
  • Up-to-date Library with 14 computers and 3 printers