Teachers and Technology

TEACHERS AND TECHNOLOGY: The vast majority of teachers use technology, but are still wary of it, according to a four-page report, “Technology and Effective Teaching," released in April 2012 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (Here's a downloadable version.) Based on a survey of 400 teachers from across the U.S., the report found that 67% of teachers use technology in every class and 85% use it every day. Their goals are clear--to help their students learn--but they remain skeptical “because there is little, widely accepted proof that technology tools provide real value for student learning.” Read more in EdSurge's report on this topic.

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