Classroom Computers are Ubiquitous; Projectors and Digital Cameras Close

May 2010
Electronic Education Report;5/17/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p8
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The article focuses on the report "Educational Technology in U.S. Public Schools: Fall 2008" by the U.S. Department of Education. It states that the National Center for Education Statistics surveyed the access of public schools to technology as request by the department. The conducted surveys reveal that 100% of the schools have Internet connection, a ratio of 3 students per instructional computers with Internet, and schools use Internet to provide online student assessment and digital content.


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