What about those who do not use interactive technologies with children? 81 teachers responded to our *survey saying that they do not use interactive technologies. The main reason? 61% reported: “Our program has an insufficient budget to purchase these technologies.” 26% of teachers voiced similar funding concerns, choosing “It is impractical for me to use my own income to purchase [...]
How are teachers really using technology with children? After reading the first technology tidbits from our *survey you know what types of tech teachers and children are using and you know how often, but what about what they’re doing with that tech? We asked teachers to consider a typical week in their class and describe how a child uses technology: 35% [...]
How Much Time Do Young Children Spend Using Technology in School? Technology use in preschool classrooms is hotly debated. But, how much time are children really spending with different kinds of technology in early childhood classrooms? We delved into this question in our recent *survey and discovered that close to 2/3 of teachers reported their children used desktops/laptops, tablets, and [...]
For information processing in technology-enabled classrooms early childhood educators current use… …desktops/laptops at a rate almost 3 times higher than tablets! 93% of teachers who use technology in their classrooms reported using desktops or laptops, but more than half of the teachers and administrators that don’t have tablet devices in their classrooms report they think they would be good tools [...]
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