SURVEY SHOWS PARENTS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT USING STUDENT DATA TO IMPROVE EDUCATION - Tech Learning

SURVEY SHOWS PARENTS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT USING STUDENT DATA TO IMPROVE EDUCATION

A study just released by the New Future Privacy Forum focuses on the goals and fears of parents concerning the use of technology and student data. Among parents surveyed:
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A study just released by the New Future Privacy Forum focuses on the goals and fears of parents concerning the use of technology and student data. Among parents surveyed:

71% say their child uses technology provided by the school.

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76% understand what data are being collected and how they are used.

71% are comfortable with the creation of (properly protected) electronic education records for their child.

The majority of parents are in favor of using student data to:

Identify struggling students (84%);

Personalize learning by identifying a student’s strengths and weaknesses (79%);

Improve the effectiveness of teacher instruction (78%);

Measure and hold teachers accountable for their effectiveness (73%).

Read More at www.techlearning.com/nov15

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