I had to put iPads in the list of technologies. If used appropriately, they can become a huge success in the classroom because of their interactive learning apps and abilities to transfer curricular material efficiently. Students can pace themselves at their own level using iPads and they also have access to classroom material. Students are handing in assignments online more and more these days, and iPads allow for easy internet access, especially if they don’t have computers at home. iPad Education
Technology can be overwhelming and often seen as distracting, but like I stated before, when used appropriately, they offer dimensions outside the classroom students can access. Here is an article that helps this approach: BBC: iPads in the Classroom.