March 01, 2017
How are schools and districts using digital content? And is it making a difference in classrooms across the U.S.? New research and resulting data from Project Tomorrow and DreamBox Learning provides greater understanding in this new era of personalized learning and differentiated instruction.
There are an increasing number of innovative school and district administrators using digital content to address the learning needs of all students. In tandem, education leaders, policymakers, and parents are embracing personalized learning as a key component for student success. Here are a few highlights from the research data that show how significantly momentum is growing:
This infographic includes results of a survey of 35,909 teachers across the U.S.
Teachers are increasingly using a wide variety of digital content within classroom instruction, especially when compared to just a few years ago. For example, the number of teachers using digital curriculum within their classroom jumped over 70 percent in just three years. Teachers’ use of game-based learning environments has also experienced significant growth, especially among elementary teachers.
The goal of the study was to provide education leaders with new insights into the use of digital content to differentiate instruction, and what additional supports increase the efficacy of that type of learning environment. These insights are from the results of the research:
The journey to digital transformation is an important one, and you can never have enough resources or tools. DreamBox provides many free tools, including: