Special Education And The Benefits Of Technology

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Special Education and the Benefits of Technology in the Classroom Special Education is a type of instruction designed to help disabled and gifted children use their full learning abilities. Many special needs children work in regular classrooms for most of the school day. These students also work with specially trained teachers for part of each school day. These teachers work with helping them to overcome their disabilities. These sessions are usually held in a classroom called a resource room. A resource classroom is usually equipped with materials such as braille typewriters, special computers and many other useful resources. Since the late 1800’s, technology has changed in many different ways.
In the 1800’s it was very difficult for people to communicate with each other. People could only communicate with if they were in person or by mail. The development of the radio began in the 1830’s; and this allowed people to communicate quickly between any two points on land, at sea, and later, in the sky, and in space.
In 1895, an Italian inventor sent radio signals more than a mile through the air in the form of telegraph code signals; and in 1901, his equipment transmitted signals all the way from England to Canada. In 1906, Reginald Fessenden was the first scientist to transmit his voice by radio. In the 1920’s, radios could broadcast comedies, adventure dramas, music, and other kinds of radio programming to peoples homes.
From radio to television, technology began to…
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