Based on statistics provided by PEW research, Nielsen, the National School Board Association and others, ASCD’s infographic explores the connections between today’s students, mobile learning and learning methods.
- 63 percent of students want online textbooks with communication facilities;
- 40 percent want online texts with collaboration tools.
- 43 percent stated social media is one of the main ways they communicate with friends online.
- 62 percent of student use the Internet as a new source; whereas 17 percent use it to gain knowledge concerning topics generally difficult to talk about — such as drug use.