Every single day technology becomes more and more prevalent in our society. This means that education too is becoming technologically driven. As we advance with our tools of technology and social media, schools must keep up and grow with the changes. This growth means that how we look at education, and how students themselves learn is different. Technology and social media now allow us to connect to billions of people all over the world within seconds. This means that our students can be more informed about the world around them, and connect more easily to the issues and dilemmas that our society faces. We can use this to benefit our students’ education and knowledge of social justice and their role in it. By educating and giving our students to take on a role and find greater meaning in their community and society, their understanding of social justice only broadens.
There are so many great ways through technology to get involved in good causes and become a part of a network of people who are all striving for change in their own community. Whether it is helping someone online with a tutorial, or spreading news information to inform those around us, technology connects us all and makes making a difference that much more possible. However, it is also important in this technological era that we do still emphasize the importance of connecting in person, and communicating with one another face to face. If we remember to balance the ways in which we communicate and connect, then we truly flourish.