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I recently read this very interesting article on CNN Money, on the introduction of iPads as well as the “one computer per child” concept into today’s schools.
The article cited research that was quite eye-opening in regards to the digitization of modern schools.
A recent survey of 25 educational technology directors at a conference on integrating technology in the classroom found some interesting results regarding digital computing in the classroom.
The findings included:
- 100% of schools were testing or deploying iPads in their schools. 0% were testing or deploying Android tablets
- Their schools currently have an average of one computer for every 10 students
- Nearly half (12) expect to eventually deploy one computer per child; two of their schools already do
- More than a third (9) expect to deploy one tablet per child; 16% within the next 5 years; one school already does
Given the huge problems facing America’s schools, this is a slender thread on which to base a vision of broad educational reform. But these trends represent a profound shift in how students will be educated in the years and decades ahead. It also highlights the absolute need for the strongest web presence possible for businesses that wish to succeed with these students as they grow into More >