Instead of playing board games that focus on education, students can learn the basics of spelling, counting and other early educational lessons through computer games that make learning fun.
Web-based science and math simulations allow students to learn important concepts with virtual labs.
Krebs says technologies are neither good nor evil on their own, but, in the right hands, can become powerful benefits to society.
“We need bright and ethical people to understand our best and most powerful technologies to ensure they are used for good.” If you want some concrete examples of just how much computer science benefits society, you came to the right place.
The prevalence of technology affects society in so many positive ways, and that includes the education sector.
Today's students not only have computers to help them with their schoolwork, they have easy access to research tools while teachers use technology to enhance the impact of their lessons.
While students should be wary of the legitimacy of some of the content they read online, many schools use software like the Encyclopedia Britannica to help students do research.
When schools in different parts of the state, country or world connect, students can "meet" their counterparts through video conferencing without leaving the classroom.
We enlisted tech professionals to share with us how their daily work helps people and plays a vital role in their communities.
“Since my first day in computer science, I've been trying to have a positive impact on society,” says Thibault Rihet, software engineer at Trialog.