Table 12. Percent of K-12 public school teachers who taught only kindergarten and all other teachers indicating they or their students use educational technology often for various purposes: 2009
|Grades taught by teacher at sampled school|
|Educational technology use||Kindergarten-only||All other grades1|
|Teacher or students use computers|
|during instructional time in the classroom||45||40|
|Students create or use graphics or visual|
|displays (e.g., graphs, diagrams, pictures,|
|Students learn or practice basic skills (e.g.,|
|reading or math skills)||46||32|
|1 Includes all other combinations of grades taught by teachers, which may include
NOTE: The data for "Teacher or students use computers during instructional time in the classroom" focuses on time teachers directly interact with children. The other two activities detailed in the table can occur outside of time spent directly with the teacher. The three variables shown are independent of one other.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), "Teachers' Use of Educational Technology in U.S. Public Schools," FRSS 95, 2009.