EFFECTS OF TECNOLOGY EMERGENCE IN THE PHILIPPINE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF PRESENT GENERATION

Technology is everywhere.  It has significantly affected the daily routine in our lives.  Commencing from the time we wake up in the morning, we enjoy the benefits given by technology.  It plays a vital role in our lives not just in our home or workplace, it has specifically impacted alterations in education.

The Philippines, as a third world country, does not just struggle from its low economic spot but also from its competitive education system as well, back when the technology has not been that advanced compared today,.

Our country has gone through many developments currently, including our educational condition.  The Department of Education (DepEd) had took a mighty step towards improvement when the K+12 curriculum was instigated.  Mainly, it aims to enhance the level of education in the Philippines and level with the educational system of other countries who make use of this curriculum.

Technology provides the advantage of 24/7 communication, people nowadays have abundant sources of information and facts without even opening a book, with just a click, the data you need will be right in front of you.

As a student, we have to fathom that technology is just a tool in our academic life.  We must not be dependent on it. We have to be aware on certain rules and limitations towards the use of such gadgets. Still, we have to be academically honest because it is apparent that incidents regarding cheating is prevalent due to misuse of these tools.

“Technology is a gift of God.  After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God’s gifts.  It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences,” – Freeman Dyson

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