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16%

Educators who use technology to track e ort to achievement

41%
School leaders who are o ering fewer professional development opportunities due to budget constraints U.S. households that don’t use the Internet at home

32% 10%

Communities (5–10%) without access to a high-speed connection (Kang, 2011)

1%

Time students spend using the computer for schoolwork (an average of 16 min. a day for white, black, and Hispanic 8- to 18-year-olds and 20 min. a day for Asians) (Rideout, Lauricella, & Wartella, 2011)

School leaders’ plans to spend money for technology o erings (NSBA, 2010)

OFFERED FEWER
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES

41%

HARDWARE PURCHASES & UPGRADES

DELAYED

60%

IT STAFF AT DISTRICT & BUILDINGS
School leaders who believe that providing professional development to help teachers e ectively use technology posed the biggest challenge to technology integration in their schools (NSBA, 2010)

REDUCED

39%

Mainly because of the lack of a high-speed connection and cost for service, 32% of U.S. households don’t use the Internet at home. (Kang, 2011)
Rural homes: No connection Urban homes: No connection

Survey results show how educators currently use technology to facilitate learning (Project Tomorrow, 2011).
TO ASSIGN HOMEWORK AND PRACTICE

58% 51% 47% 38%

TO CREATE GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS

TO CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS

TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK

40%

30%

TO TRACK EFFORT TO ACHIEVEMENT

16%