Digital technologies have become a critical part of a teachers’ teaching and professionalization, according to a survey of teachers who instruct American middle and secondary school students. The survey by Pew Internet and Life found that more teachers than ever are taking advantage of the Internet and new digital mediums to assist in their instruction. Findings include:
Investor's Business Daily takes note of how the Chromebook is gaining consumer market share for sub-$299 notebooks. Last month Google introduced 4 HP Chromebooks designed for Haswell at Intel's Developer Forum this past September and already they are top selling for Amazon!
Improving mathematics is a major educational challenge. Yet with new tablet computers, learning math can be much easier and effective.
With tablets and portable computers becoming more popular than ever, tablets are seen an imminent second wave of “must-have” technology for schoolchildren, according to the paper Tablets are Coming to a School Near You by Peter Osmon from the Department of Education and Professional Studies, King’s College London.