Data points

By Learning Forward
August 2020
Vol. 41, No. 4
87% of educators more confident with technology In spring 2020, 87% of educators reported that their facility with technology rose, according to nationally representative surveys by the EdWeek Research Center. Perhaps not surprisingly, 87% of educators also reported that they spent more time than usual troubleshooting technology issues. But the high ratings of teachers’ improved efficacy with technology offer some hope that that number may go down. And the new normal of working online is underscored by the fact that 94% of teachers and district leaders reported attending a virtual professional learning or networking event during the month of April alone. It is likely that educators’ needs for technology-based professional learning will continue to grow, but these findings also raise the possibility that a steep

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