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  1. Apr 2020
    1. What is Google Classroom? And how are teachers using it? Learn more about this popular platform and how to use it with students.

      The article explains the features of Google Classroom and its functions. it briefly explains what it is, how to access it, how to set up, communication between parents/teacher/student, and what apps are compatible with Google Classwork, A quick reference and resource guide for the curious. Rate: 9/10

  2. Mar 2020
    1. This site consists of a report conducted by the Department of Education Office of Educational Technology in 2017. The report highlights the role of technology in K-12 classrooms, Adult Learning, and Higher Education spaces. I particularly liked the "Adult Learner" aspects because the report explained how adults can use learn using technology through a community partnership such as a public library. Adult community members could participate in free online courses offered by the library (setting). In addition, the report provides how parents can learn how to make informed decisions about websites their children use. The above summary implies that adults can learn through informal and formal settings. Rate: 7/10

    1. This report explains how technology is all around us and allows extended learning to occur. The extended learning occurs through the ability to reach new learners, extend learning, differentiate learning, and collaboration among educators by the use of technological tools. In addition, state and federal programs should advocate for technological tools to be incorporated into support programs that help adult learners. Rate: 8/10

    1. Internet technologies also have the potential to alleviate barriers associated with limited times and places of instruction, allowing adults to learn and practice when and where it is convenient for them.

      This chapter explores how technology is allows individuals the ability to attain what was once deemed impossible. For example, adults can further their education by the use of technology (distance learning), availability of learning software to support collaboration efforts, embedded tools for all learners, and social media. However, due to technology changing rapidly it can create a learning curve for adult learners. Overall, investing in technology will benefit those individuals that were previously disconnected to the available learning platforms. Rate: 7/10

    1. The era of 21st century is often regarded as an era of technology. Technology, today, plays a very important role in our life. It is seen as a basis of growth of an economy. An economy which is poor in technology can never grow in today’s scenario. This is because technology makes our work much easier and less time consuming.

      This article emphasis the need for technology to be used as a learning platform because of the world we live in today. Technology is all around us and impacts how we live, learn, and work. Technology has changed the field of education for teachers and students alike. There are different forms of technology that's used in the classroom. In addition, there are positive and negative factors about the use of technology in education. The authors provide details about how technology can advance learning or impede learning. Rate: 8/10