Growth in Special Education Instructional Materials Likely Will be in Digital

June 2010
Educational Marketer;6/ 7/2010, Vol. 41 Issue 12, p1
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The article presents a survey conducted by Simba Information together with Market Data Retrieval to examine the special education practices in schools and the effectiveness of instructional materials in the U.S. PreK-12 educators and administrators who were designated to make educational plans and instruction for children with special needs were surveyed. The survey reveals that 96% of the respondents showed a strong preference to go digital with computer-adapted programs.


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