CEA’s top 5 trends include ed-tech
According to the 2013 edition of “Five Technology Trends to Watch,” a report released this week by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), technology in education is one of the “prominent technology trends expected to influence the consumer electronics (CE) industry in the years ahead.”
According to the report:
- 75 percent of parents of school-aged kids believe technology improves the learning experience;
- 67 percent have seen improvements in their child’s learning because of technology;
- 69 percent believe all K-12 students should have access to the Internet for educational purposes;
- 52 percent believe all K-12 students should be provided with a computer to aid in their education.
On the flip side, the report also pointed out that the majority of classrooms have limited access to technology.
Check out the report here: Five Technology Trends to Watch.