of technological devices play an increasingly significant role in education. While many consider
to be an advantageous development, others believe it is more disadvantageous. I believe the
of technology in schooling is incredibly beneficial.
essay will discuss both points of view, followed by a reasoned conclusion.
On the one hand, there are many benefits of the widespread
as Ipad's in the classroom.
, students are able to store
on their devices without the need for notebooks or stationary.
set up is cheaper for the
family as they do not need to spend a sum of money on school supplies. A good example of
is a study conducted by WHSmith, a stationary shop in the UK, revealed that 30% of
income per month goes towards stationary. Another reason why it is a positive trend is with the advent of the internet
is made accessible and readily available with a click of a button.
, websites like www.Google.
greatly assist in the accessibility of knowledge.
On the other hand
, the positives of computer usage in schools do not come without drawbacks.
laptops provide a means of indulgence in knowledge, they
provide a means of over-indulgence in useless applications like Facebook and video games.
can lead to these devices being a distraction in auditoriums.
, in 2019, The Internet Society, found that for every 30 minutes spent being productive on the internet, 20 minutes were wasted on social media.
, unfortunately, computers can either be stolen or damaged. Instantly losing important
, a high risk to take for students in master program’s or finalists.
month when my 250 word essay for my IELTS April practice exam was deleted off of my phone.
In conclusion technology has taken the educational sector by storm, curbing the way for free accessible
and making studies easier for students. Despite
, they can be a source of distractions and can be
, as long as students responsibly
technology for the right reasons and ensure they take care of them, the
effects outweigh the negatives.