Published Online: September 12, 2005
Published in Print: September 14, 2005, as Teachers and Technology

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Teachers and Technology

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A survey of 1,000 randomly selected K-12 teachers throughout the nation found that teachers are using computers more for both administrative and instructional purposes, but administrative uses appear to predominate.

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More than 85 percent of the teachers surveyed relied on computers for record-keeping, while just over half integrated computer use into the curriculum, according to the survey. It was conducted by Denver-based Quality Education Data and sponsored by CDW Government Inc., an information- technology company in Vernon Hills, Ill.

The teachers, who were surveyed in March and April of this year, said technology is an effective tool for their own teaching, but noted that most of their technology training has focused on administrative applications. And more than 60 percent indicated that there were too few computers available in their classrooms.

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