As we see more and more technology in our schools, we wanted to take a look at how emerging technologies support learning on a daily basis – in and out of school. At this year’s Speak Up Congressional Briefing, we shared data on what “a day in the life” of a middle school student looks like today.
More than 138,000 students in grades 6 to 8 participated in Speak Up 2016. Here is some of what they told us about their technology use in school.
The middle school students we profiled this year told us that technology allows them to learn at their own pace in ways that fit their individual styles, and that they are taking greater ownership of their own learning.
That’s all just within the school day. We know, however, that students see learning as a 24/7 enterprise. So, we asked them how and where they are using technology to learn outside the classroom.
Find more Speak Up 2016 data findings on tomorrow.org, including: