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Spring 2020


This literature review discusses the necessity of technology in physical education classrooms. The review first looks at the history of technology in education and the theoretical framework of technology in physical education. Then the review will discuss the impacts of implementing technology into the physical education classroom including the positive and the negative impacts. Today there are teachers who believe technology should be in physical education and there are others who believe it should not be implemented in physical education. The review will also discuss the teacher's role in technology in physical education. Technology in physical education classrooms can help keep students engaged in the lesson which will increase participation and decrease the amount of undesired behaviors.