This paper aims to discuss the role and impact that information technology (IT) has on the future and existing style of learning environments and teaching. It discusses the effective use of IT in classrooms and how to improve student learning. It also highlights the importance of acquiring computer skills and being literate in IT. The focus is put on certain areas related to IT and education which include pedagogy and training to build IT literacy among both educators and learners. Particularly, it covers the current trends in IT development and how it has started to change and will further influence the way learning and teaching will take place in the future.