Sometimes the only way to make progress is to leave something behind.
The nation’s K–12 schools are making strides in their efforts to incorporate technology into education, but the current level of integration in schools falls well short of what most educators would consider ideal, according to the latest survey from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).
The annual Vision K–20 Survey, which this year polled nearly 1,700 educators at the K–12 and postsecondary level, is an annual self-assessment of technology integration intended to help educators benchmark their progress against that of their peers.
At the K–12 level, 73 percent of educators ranked their current level of technology integration in the middle. Almost across the board, educators at every level said there was room for improvement.
Among the technology-related benchmarks, K–20 educators said their schools performed strongest in the following areas:
At the K–12 level, educators identified the following as areas in need of improvement:
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