The Internet


What is the Internet?



The internet is basically millions of computers and networks connected by various phone lines, fiber optic lines, coaxial cable, satellites, and wireless connections.

It allows public and private users access to varieties of websites that contain information, and also a fast, inexpensive way to communicate.




Educational Uses



The educational uses of the internet are growing everyday with the new developments of technology.

E-mail revolutionized the way mankind communicates. Where one had to send a letter via the postal service, and wait days or weeks for their letter to reach it's destination; the electronic mail may take only a few hours, minutes, even seconds. This makes communication parents, students, and faculty much easier for a teacher.

From online dictionaries, online articles, to access to legal standards, and supports; the various educational websites are also a great tool that any educator or student can benefit.




Overall Opinion


The internet is quite possible the biggest revolution in recent technology.

Many of the downsides of the internet, such as privacy issues, can be avoided with proper education concerning the internet.

The benefits of this great tool completely outweigh the downsides.