74% of teachers say: “Education is a Student-Motivator”
More than Two-thirds of teachers want more classroom Technology
And up to 75% of teachers in low-income schools
Source: From a recent national survey of pre-K-12 teachers by PBS LearningMedia
The number of districts implementing mobile learning programs grows every year. Inexpensive Netbook and tablet solutions, as well as increasingly common "Bring Your Own Device" programs, have made it easier for more schools to realize the anytime/anywhere educational benefits of mobile learning.
“When technology meets learning, dynamic learning societies are formed, and great things happen to students, to communities, and to societies,” says Michael Stevenson, vice president, Global Education at Cisco."
Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) has begun implementing Discovery Education streaming Plus in more than 140 schools. The program boosts curricula with up to 9,000 videos and 71,000 digital video clips, aligned to state standards and searchable by keyword, content area and grade level.
Indiana and Louisiana have joined Oregon in adopting the Discovery Education Science Techbook as a digital core instructional resource for elementary and middle school science instruction through their state textbook adoption processes.“Discovery Education Science Techbook brings the world of science
As devices proliferate, and as better and more widespread connectivity enables connections to networks from different places using a variety of different devices, the value will decreasingly be in the devices themselves, but rather in the educational content they enable learners and teachers to access.