Teachers and administrators split on iPads in L.A., feedback suggests
- An anonymous survey in Los Angeles schools reveals that 36% of teachers strongly favor continuing the iPad rollout, while 90% of administrators want to proceed.
- The survey was not a scientific poll and was conducted by an education board member and employee unions.
- One eye-opening finding: About 75% of respondents had problems connecting or transferring data.
There is one bright spot in the findings: 70% said the iPads would increase student motivation. One finding from the responses seems to be that the learning curve for the tablets had nothing to do with the students, it was all about the teachers. Many said they did not receive adequate training on using the devices in class.
- Los Angeles Times Mixed reaction to iPad rollout from L.A. teachers and administrators