As technology becomes more a part of everyday life, it is increasingly important that future and current educators learn how to integrate the use of technology into day-to-day classroom activities. Teachers must learn to embrace the fact that computers and other aspects of technology are used by children everyday; the classroom needs to incorporate new and emerging technology. In this essay, I describe my experiences as an education major working in a research laboratory in Computer Science at the University of Kentucky. My work in the lab taught me how to digitize, process, and prepare on-line presentations of a variety of artwork. This experience has given me a first-hand glimpse of what it will take to incorporate technology into my classroom in the future. The possibilities and learning opportunities that exist for teachers who are adept at using and integrating technologies are exciting.

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