Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Technology in the Classroom

Here I show some of the Advantages and Disadvantages you can come across when using Technology:


It is interesting and motivating

Using different kind texts, graphics. vidoes, pictures

Having online lessons, students can use authentic language

using blogs, wikis to work with students

promoting independent learning

storing materials for future use

students learn IT skills together with the language

having fun and variation


There could appear technical problems

lack of IT skills both teachers and students

Mixed ability- some students are advanced and some are slow

Classroom management-teacher could find it difficult to draw students' attention

Slow Internet connection

Not always appropriate materials for students