1. A recent Blackboard Project Tomorrow survey finds that 52% of district administrators support the idea of online classes, up from 33% in 2007.
  2. A recent CDW survey found that 71% of students and 77% of teachers say they use laptops or netbooks, smartphones, student response systems, and so on.
  3. A CDW-G survey of 1,015 students, faculty, and IT staff found that 69% of high school and college students want more technology in the classroom but spend about 53% of their instructional time in a traditional lecture model–about 15% more than they want.
  4. About 500 public schools now offer all-girl and all-boy classrooms.
  5. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, public school students enjoy an average of 1.7 hours of recess a week, but 7% to 10% of schools have no recess at all.”