Magazine article District Administration

By the Numbers

Magazine article District Administration

By the Numbers

Article excerpt

 
NetDay Technology 
 
62% of teachers depict themselves as 
average or beginner tech users. 
 
Which of these technology products do you use on 
a weekly basis? 
 
                           GRADES 6-12     TEACHERS 
 
WEEKLY USAGE 
Desktop computer               82%           93% 
Laptop computer                35%           39% 
Cell phone                     75%           60% 
Hand-held device (PDA)         16%           11% 
Digital camera                 43%           36% 
Video camera                   22%            9% 
Scanner                        21%           20% 
DVD or CD burner               59%           32% 
MP3 player or iPod             46%            6% 
Video game player              61%            3% 
 
CHEATING How do you feel about cheating online or copying 
from the Internet? 
 
It is not fair and teachers should do more to stop it 
from happening                                             60% 
 
I don't worry about it because my friends and I do all 
our own work anyway                                        24% 
 
I don't think it is such a big deal if someone copies 
information from the Internet                              16% 
 
ACTIVITIES 
 
Common online activities for students 
in grades 6-12 at school 
 
Use Internet               83% 
Online tutor               12% 
Take tests online          49% 
School Web site            60% 
Create presentation        62% 
IM about a project         45% 
Blog                       15% 
E-mail teacher             38% 
Check grades               50% 
Online textbook            30% 
Online class               18% 
Download study guide       28% 
None                        6% 
 
SOURCES 
 
How do you learn about technology? … 
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