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10 Tech Tools To Engage Students Websites, apps and devices help teachers teach and kids learn in new ways. Check out these 10 great education tech choices. 1 of 11 Information technology has become so tightly woven into our workday and personal lives that it's hard to imagine life without it. We get directions from GPS, read books on our e-readers, collaborate with colleagues on documents in the cloud, connect with friends on social media and more, and we do it all from our smartphones and tablets.