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Helping prospective teachers become more knowledgeable and skilled in the use of technology in education is an important goal of today’s teacher preparation programs. This article reports the results of a survey, ‘Pre-service Teacher Technology Survey: technology usage and needs of science educators’, that determined pre-service science education teachers’ perceptions of their preparation vis-à-vis technology and the pre-service teachers’ knowledge and desired knowledge of technology. More specifically, the focus was to address the understandings of Turkish pre-service teachers regarding their current and desired knowledge of educational technology. The findings of this study show that Turkish pre-service science education teachers are relatively unfamiliar with the advantages of educational technology and do not maximize its use. However, they have a desire to know more about the advantages of educational technology and its use in the education of Turkish children.