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HOW DO TEACHERS USE MEDIA?

Smiling, bearded teacher looks at cell phone while standing in front of blackboard covered with chemistry equations
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Last spring, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt surveyed 1,000 classroom teachers and school and district administrators nationwide as part of its inaugural Educator Confidence Report. Highlights include:

● 97% of those surveyed use some form of digital content in classrooms.

● 60% said that technology use in the classroom improves student engagement.

● 55% said that technology use in the classroom improves ability for students to access instructional content anytime and anywhere.

● 48% said that technology use in the classroom enables teachers to better deliver differentiated / individualized instruction.

● 23% said students use a laptop / desktop daily to do classwork.

● 58% expressed concern about privacy risks associated with collection and use of student data.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT AT LEARN.HMHCO.COM/ECR2015.