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Classroom Trends: Teachers as Buyers of Instructional Materials and Users of Technology

Classroom Trends: Teachers as Buyers of Instructional Materials and Users of Technology is the first of four publications that will make up the State of the K-12 Market Report 2016 series. It is based on wide-scale survey findings from more than 1,300 teachers and key trends affecting classrooms today. Actionable recommendations for publishers and other providers of education-related products and services are presented as well. Topics addressed in the report include:

  • Types of materials teachers buy for their classrooms and where they do their shopping
  • Factors that play a role in deciding what to purchase
  • Role of the teacher in school and district selection of a range of educational products
  • How teachers find—and create their own— instructional materials they use in their classes.
  • Digital instructional materials—what features teachers value, what roadblocks they have encountered
  • Available classroom technologies
  • Challenges teachers face of using apps,
  • Overall adequacy of instructional technology in schools.

This report is published by the EdNET Insight team at MDR.

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Printed page length: 74 pages

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