Smart Classroom Technologies
From T.H.E. Journal - read the full article at its source: http://thejournal.com/articles/2015/06/23/survey-mobile-devices-connect-students-to-real-world-learning.aspx?=THEMO
"Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World LearningA recent national survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe that personal tech devices can link classroom learning to real-world activities, and 89 percent expect they will be used in most classrooms in the next five years. The survey of more than 1,000 K-12 teachers from around the country was conducted online by Harris Poll.
Other responses to the survey included the following:
- Seventy-nine percent of K-12 teachers have allowed students to research subjects using the Internet in class.
- Sixty-two percent have used games to simulate and supplement learning.
- Forty-nine percent have used web-based tools to help students improve writing and comprehension skills.
- Thirty-six percent have allowed students to use tools to produce their own video content.
- Twenty percent have used have used wikis, blogs or social media to spur student dialogue.
- Fifteen percent have connected their students to students in another school, city, state or country.
- Eleven percent have used Skype or other technology to bring in experts who otherwise would not have been able to join their classes.