COMPUTERS HELP STUDENTS BECOME MORE VISUAL AND CREATIVE.
Computer and technology education classes allow students to use the creative parts of their brains. With standardized testing so prevalent in school today, many students spend all day memorizing math formulas, history facts, or science information. Allowing children to take apart computers and put them back together makes them think. Building robots in a technology class teaches students how things work. These types of classes can impact a child.
"Why Every School Should Have Computer Education Classes." 2012. 16 Apr. 2015 <http://www.digitalequity.org/why-every-school-should-have-computer-education-classes/>
Computers can support the variety of ways learners construct their own understanding. Students who gather information from the Internet can be self-directed and independent.
"Connecting Student Learning and Technology - SEDL." 16 Apr. 2015 <http://www.sedl.org/pubs/tec26/cnc.html>
Computer skills themselves are becoming essential for the modern workplace
"Why K-12 Schools Need the Internet - UM Personal World ..." 17 Apr. 2015 <http://www-personal.umich.edu/~ylfan/k12.html>