Big Jump in Use of Games, Videos in K-12 Schools, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

The number of American teachers using games in classrooms–particularly with younger students–has doubled over the past six years, according to a large survey released last week that measures national ed-tech use. T he 2015 Speak Up survey findings are the latest in a series of reports released each year by the Irvine, Calif.-based See also: Many High School Students Bringing Their Own Devices to School, Survey Finds. Marketplace K-12 Ed-tech games survey videos

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Higher Ed Survey on BYOD, 1-to-1, VDI and Mobile Student Computing (Using or Planning to use)

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Survey looks to gather insights, trends regarding BYOD and 1-to-1 Device Programs for Students in Higher Education, as well as the Growth of VDI and DaaS to Support Those Approaches.

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How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!

Kleinspiration

Survey and Polling Tools is the first in a series of reviews that we will be doing at Kleinspiration for Dr. Amin''s guides to Open Educational Resources. The Scribd Book on Survey Tools Web 2.0 Mohamed Amin Open Educational Resources polling tools Survey Tools web 2.0

Online PD Pays Dividends for Teachers’ Tech Learning, Survey Suggests

Marketplace K-12

Teachers who take online PD are more likely to become "self-directed" users of tech-based professional learning, a survey by Project Tomorrow suggests. The post Online PD Pays Dividends for Teachers’ Tech Learning, Survey Suggests appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Project Tomorrow Teacher Training

Survey: Districts are increasingly going digital

eSchool News

Annual survey reveals more and more districts are turning to OER and other digital learning resources. The findings come from the Center for Digital Education’s Digital School Districts Survey Awards, which gather data on schools’ efforts to grow digital learning.

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Survey: Students want engaging science instruction

eSchool News

A large majority of teenage students said they are interested in science, but most instructional approaches fail to bring the subject matter to life in an engaging way, according to a new survey.

Survey: Science education needs more support

eSchool News

Twenty-year benchmark survey reveals critical need to improve U.S. Eighty-five percent of teachers in a recent survey said they would devote more instructional time to hands-on science-based learning if they had the chance.

To Measure What Tests Can't, Some Schools Turn To Surveys

NPR Learning and Tech

there's a survey for that Social-emotional skills? Growth mindset? To see how students are doing in important areas beyond reading and math.

5 Great iPad Apps for Running Surveys and Polls in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 5, 2015 Surveys and polls can serve a wide variety of educational purposes. iPad survey and Polling apps As a teacher, you can use them to initiate quick formative assessments, gather informal feedback on your students.read more.

80 percent of schools using digital content, says ASCD survey

eSchool News

Survey reveals that as digital content use increases, the marketplace should ensure content is easy to integrate. ASCD members served as the survey’s participants.

First Raw Results from the Technology + Learning Survey at modernlearning.com

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Today I'm publishing the survey results at ModernLearning.com for the 2017 Learning Revolution 's survey on technology and learning, which is the initial part of a larger effort to create a worldwide online conference on this topic. As you can see, even though I'm using ModernLearning.com to host the survey results, that wasn't the favorite name for the conference!) The original survey is on the site and you are welcome to fill it out.

Survey: Parents prefer texting and mobile communication from schools

eSchool News

Determining the right mix of traditional and digital tools to best engage with parents and district stakeholders remains a primary challenge for district communications, according to a new report.

Survey: What online professional learning do teachers prefer?

eSchool News

New survey reveals teachers’ professional learning preferences, trends in priorities. The Vision K-20 Professional Learning Survey provides educators and administrators with critical insight to how educators are taking online PL courses, why they take them and who provides them.”.

Wave of New Ed Tech In K-12 to Usher In Classroom Redesigns, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

The post Wave of New Ed Tech In K-12 to Usher In Classroom Redesigns, Survey Finds appeared first on Market Brief. School leaders are getting ready to make a case for renovated or new classroom designs that will accommodate how students learn with technology.

Update on Tiny House Survey / Online Summit Project

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a report back on the progress we’re making toward holding an online tiny house “summit,” and a chance to share with you some of the responses from the survey we sent out this summer. Survey Results.

National Survey Shows High Rates Of Hungry And Homeless Community College Students

NPR Learning and Tech

Researchers surveyed more than 33,000 community college students and found that a greater number are going without food and housing than previously thought

Survey Shows Rate of Student Bullying Slowly Decreasing

K-12 Schools - Education News

Fewer students are reporting school bullying, according to a survey released by the Department of Education. Of those responding on the survey, 9% of girls and 5% of boys said they had experienced cyberbullying inside or outside of school.

Survey: Profs, Kids and Employers Think HS Grads are Unprepared

K-12 Schools - Education News

” The answers came from a set of surveys sponsored by Achieve, a group of state governors and business leaders who have created a national non-profit to advocate for educational reform. Hart Research Associates performed the work associated with the survey.

Teachers in High-Poverty Schools Less Confident in Ed-Tech Skills, Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

Teachers who are most confident about educational technology tend to work in low-poverty and suburban schools, bringing their students a wide range of experiences and potential benefits that other young people may lack, concludes a survey released today by the Education Week Research Center.

Survey: Teachers now use twice as much gaming and video in the classroom

eSchool News

Annual survey reveals digital resources such as game-based environments and online videos have experienced increased use in classrooms. Teachers’ use of game-based environments and online apps has doubled in the last six years, according to the annual Speak Up survey released on May 5.

?What to Think About When You're Surveying Students

Edsurge

A survey may be your answer. Surveys are a great way to collect information from a lot of people in a fairly straightforward manner. While there are plenty of online survey tools educators can use, effective surveys can also be done in pencil-and-paper formats. So—should you plan a survey to gather some of that valuable information from your students? Is a survey right in your situation? There are some good reasons a survey may not be the best course.

Informal survey suggests disconnect between teachers and data

eSchool News

At this year’s ISTE conference Lexia Learning polled more than 200 educators in an informal survey, which suggests teachers are not using collected data to pinpoint skill deficiencies in a timely manner.

Survey: Students discouraged from seeking STEM teaching careers

eSchool News

Despite push for STEM teachers, parents more apt to encourage children to pursue engineering, computer careers, new ASQ survey finds. Just 9 percent of surveyed parents would encourage their child to seek a STEM teaching career.

Survey: K-12 gaming use has doubled in the last six years

eSchool News

We read about it in survey results, we hear about game-based learning in conference sessions and during webinars, and we stumble across it in news coverage. Gaming is growing, that’s for sure.

The Learning Counsel launches digital curriculum survey

eSchool News

Created to assist executives and curriculum and technology directors in guiding the transition to digital curriculum and content, the survey also offers schools the chance win national awards. The survey was created for them.”.

Professional Learning and Development Surveys

edWeb.net

edWeb is kicking off back to school with two webinars and three surveys on professional learning and development! Turk stated that although the survey covered many topics, teachers defined respect and trust as the “bedrock attitudes” of any personalized professional learning initiative.

2017 Student Book Budgets: Surveys and Vendors

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

To determine this, the students work together to create a Google form survey. We emailed the form to upper grades, but for lower grades, each book budget student chose a class to go and survey with an iPad.

Survey Says 86 Percent of Schools Expect to Spend More on Digital Curriculum

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Investment in digital is rising, and schools need to prepare teachers and students for its adoption. Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Online Learning

World’s largest K-12 reading survey identifies trends, highlights best practices

eSchool News

Tapping into data collected from nearly 10 million K-12 students who read 346 million books and nonfiction articles last school year, Renaissance® releases its ninth annual What Kids Are Reading report.

Meaning of 'Online Courses' Is Shifting, Industry Survey Finds

Marketplace K-12

In the ed-tech industry, "online course" revenues jumped 320 percent, and the advent of blended learning is one of the main reasons, a study finds. Ed-tech Online Learning Virtual Schools harvardgraduateschoolofeducation johnrichards onlinecourse siia virtualeducation

Reflecting on Student Feedback Surveys #edchat

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Each year, we are asked to administer student surveys at the end of the year to get a student perspective on things that went well and areas for improvement in our teaching. This post is dedicated to my reflection on the results I received my classes: What I am most proud of when reading my feedback forms is that students feel that I am invested in their progress and care on a personal level. Though they felt pushed in both of my classes, they seemed to feel well supported.

Survey Shows Schools Should Push ‘Soft Skills’ Needed for Workforce

K-12 Schools - Education News

Over 1,000 administrators, teachers, students and parents were surveyed for the study, The Role of Education in Building Soft Skills , in both the United Kingdom and the United States.

4 Different Site Surveys That Will Improve Your Wireless Network

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

Site-Surveys are kind of like that. Wireless Network Design Wireless LAN Site Survey Healthcare Hospitality K-12 Education Higher Education Retail Industrial

Survey: Most schools still haven’t tried virtual reality but many would like to try

eSchool News

Twenty-three percent of schools in a recent survey said they have tested virtual reality or tried it in classrooms. More than half of those surveyed said they are actively investigating virtual reality for classroom use.

How to use parent surveys to build connections with families

The Cornerstone Blog

I have used 4 different types of parent surveys for many years in my classroom to help open the line of communication with my students’ parents. The surveys were translated by two fully bilingual educators with over 25 years of classroom teaching experience between them.

AR Survey: Are you using Augmented Reality in Education?

Two Guys and Some iPads

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Survey: Teaching demands taking toll on educators

eSchool News

A new survey reveals teachers are concerned and frustrated with shifting policies, an outsized focus on testing and a lack of voice in decision-making. Forty-six of teachers surveyed cited state or district policies that get in the way of teaching as a major challenge.

Stop Calling a Site-Survey a Wireless Network Design

SecurEdge Networks Mobility Blog

One of the most frustrating terms in the wireless industry is the term “site-survey”; it means one thing to some and a completely different thing to others.

Survey reveals why teachers aren’t embracing social media

eSchool News

Survey reveals that the majority of classroom educators shy away from social media integration. A new survey finds that just 13 percent of participating educators have used social media as part of their classroom learning. The University of Phoenix College of Education survey of 1,002 U.S. K-12 teachers found that 87 percent of those surveyed said they have not embraced social media platforms.

As Connectivity Improves, The Digital Divide Persists in Teacher Tech Preparation

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Annual survey finds that low-income school districts are still lagging behind their peers. Classroom Data Center Management Network Monitoring Professional Development Training