Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Survey: Parents, Teachers Believe Broadband Boosts Performance

Eggerton, John. "Survey: Parents, Teachers Believe Broadband Boosts Performance." Broadcasting & Cable, September 10, 2012.

From the article: "According to a poll from the Leading Education by Advancing Digital (LEAD) Commission, teachers and parents say schools should be doing more to improve access to technology in education, with access to the Internet high on the list.

The vast majority of parents and teachers said they would rather spend money on Internet-connected digital devices than the same amount on text books…. More than half of teachers (61%) and about the same percentage of parents (63%) polled said they thought that the country was "behind the curve" when it came to public school use of technology." Read more

See also

"Poll Finds Support For Use Of Technology." LEAD Commission, September 10, 2012.