ensuring that today’s students are well prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators, leaders and engaged citizens of the world. The Speak Up data represents the largest collection of authentic, unfiltered stakeholder input on education, technology, 21st century skills, schools of the future and science instruction. Education, business and policy leaders report using the data regularly to inform federal, state and local education programs.
Did you know that 50% of 9th-12th grades own a personal smartphone and 21% have personal tablets?
Mobile technology enables new and customized learning and today’s K-12 students and parents are looking to these tech tools to personalize education in and out of school. Further, many schools and districts are seeing more educational value from mobile devices, as well as potential cost savings through BYOD plans. In this new report, “Learning in the 21st Century: Mobile Devices + Social Media = Personalized Learning,” we focus on insights on how to leveraging mobile learning to increase student engagement and teacher productivity.
Since 2007, Project Tomorrow has partnered with Blackboard Inc. to create a series of annual reports that focus on key trends in the use of technology to increase student achievement, teacher productivity and parental engagement. Since our last focused report on mobile learning in 2009, the environment for mobile learning has matured with greater clarity around the key opportunities and challenges associated with student use of mobile devices within instruction.
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