A recent study from the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project finds that teachers recognize the pros -- and cons -- of technology in the classroom. Among other things, teachers report that tablet devices, Google Docs and the use of shared blogs encouraged middle- and high-school students to collaborate. Also, while 70% of teachers said the use of technology may be having a negative effect on students' writing, such as the use of shortcuts, about half of educators said technology has enhanced their ability to teach writing skills.
Teachers reveal pros, cons of classroom technology
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