Where technology is readily available, 84% of districts say that students become more engaged in learning. Adequate access to technology and technology tools is a significant factor contributing to the effectiveness of education technology.
Over 80% of districts reported that where technology is readily available, its use in the classroom has increased educational opportunities for students in a moderate or significant manner. This increase was reflected in the following areas:
- Development of a wider range of curriculum and learning resources – 84% indicated positive growth
- Student engagement in learning – 84% indicated positive growth
- Enhanced curriculum for students with special needs – 68% indicated positive growth
- Development of 21st Century learning skills – 67% indicated positive growth