Survey: PD Key to Tech Success in Classroom

9/5/2012 By:

An informal survey conducted at ISTE 2012 by Compass Learning revealed the following findings:

Computers rule, iPads are on the rise: 33 percent of those interviewed mentioned the use of computers in the classroom, but 21 percent are using iPads as well.

Professional development is crucial: 37 percent of respondents identified professional development as an essential component of the successful integration of technology into the classroom.

Money matters: 35 percent identified the shortage of funding as the biggest challenge for education.

Access to unlimited resources and information: 30 percent identified access to a vast world of resources as a key benefit of technology, while 21 percent were excited about kids creating their own knowledge.

While not statistically valid, the direction of the answers is enlightening.

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