Here are a few shocking statistics that give some insight into how the world of technology has shifted learning environments across the globe:
- Over 75% of teachers use technology to adapt classroom learning to diverse learning styles, boost student motivation through more fun learning environments, and enhance the curriculum with new ways of teaching.
- Computers are no longer enough. With 91% of teachers having a computer in their classroom, there are still 20% of teachers who feel there is not enough technology available to them to teach the way they would like.
- Nearly all college students take an online course throughout their experience at University. Online learning has seen a 21% increase, while enrollment in higher education has only seen a 2% increase, showing a distinct shift and preference for this style of coursework.
- Gamification is expected to take over classrooms after average test scores showed higher success rates with this form of learning. With gamification, the average test score was 91.5% while without it, average test scores plummeted to 79.1%
The future of the classroom is in the hands of the technology that is permeating society. Students and teachers are adapting and using more technology to help adapt to new ways of learning and engaging with each other to improve learning as a whole.
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