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Extracurricular :: For technologists who do their homework

Though stationary units are most common, the prominent use of mobilecomputing devices in schools indicates the rise in 1-to-1 implementations.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 4 IN 5 DISTRICTS REPORT PROVIDING AT LEAST 75% OF THEIR TEACHERS WITH A COMPUTING DEVICE
  • 12% OF STUDENT COMPUTERS ARE PORTABLE UNITS FOR USE AT HOME AND/OR SCHOOL
  • DELL IS DISTRICTS’ MOST POPULAR MOBILE COMPUTING DEVICE PROVIDER, BY A 2-TO-1 MARGIN

How many of your teachershave a computing deviceprovided by the district fortheir exclusive use?
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How are computing devices deployedin your schools?
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Which mobile computing device providers aremost commonly used in your schools?
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(Percentages may not total 100 due to rounding.)

—Data courtesy of Jeanne Hayes (The Hayes Connection)and Tom Greaves (The Greaves Group).

Read about the full report, "America's Digital Schools 2007: A Five-Year Forecast,"here.

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/2008 issue of THE Journal.

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