7 things Gen Z students say about educational technology
Student-teacher interaction is one of the most important things in creating a positive and effective classroom environment; in fact, it was ranked beyond the use of educational technology, according to teachers and students in a new survey.
The Quizlet online learning service provider survey aims to outline how teachers and students, including Generation Z students (those born in 2001 or later), feel about technology in their classrooms.
Eighty-seven percent of teachers surveyed said that interacting with students is an important part of their teaching environment.
According to the survey, teachers are more likely to see educational technology applications as a good use of class time than students.
Eighty percent of teachers said using apps in the classroom makes learning more fun, compared to 51 percent of students.
Ninety-seven percent of teachers said they encourage their students to use learning apps and websites in their own time to help them with learning, homework, or test preparation. They cited the benefits of creating good study habits (57%), having fun (66%) and increasing commitment (76%).
Of the teachers who said they did not encourage students to use technology on their own, 40% preferred students to study with more traditional materials, and 32% said they did not believe the tools would help students build good habits. of study.
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