“Integrate technology tools in all core class instruction. Make online textbooks available. Offer online tutorials for students having difficulties understanding what is being taught in the classroom. Remember, every student’s learning process is different.” —Parent from Viera, FL
Project Tomorrow and Blackboard released Learning in the 21st Century: Parents’ Perspectives, Parents’ Priorities during a breakfast meeting at the NSBA T+L 2009 Conference (Denver, CO) on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. This report, based on the Speak Up 2008 National Research Project, puts the spotlight on parents by examining their views on the role of technology in education. It also explores the parents’ beliefs on how well the schools are doing to prepare the students for the jobs and careers of the future.
Parents’ Perspectives, Parents’ Priorities is our newest report in the series Education in the 21st Century and represents the voices of over 21,000 parents. In this landmark report, we are hearing both the angst and the aspirations of this important, but often overlooked, stakeholder group on key education issues. These issues include questions such as:
Special thanks to our panelists:
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