Teachers were asked which of the following items are always or almost always available in their classroom, here's how they responded:
|Technologies that are always or almost always available in South Dakota K-12 classrooms|
Based on these results, we can infer that about 72% of South Dakota teachers have a laptop to do their work while only about 46% have desktop computers in their classroom. Only about 40% of teachers have a tablet computer such as an iPad to work with in the classroom. The most common technological tool in today's South Dakota classrooms is an interactive whiteboard such as a Smart Board, Promethean board or another brand. These are found in over 75% of South Dakota classrooms.
Based on this data, in all there are roughly 53% of south dakota classrooms that are 1:1 environments, in which a device is available for all students in the class, whether that device is a tablet, laptop or desktop computer. The most common 1:1 device is the laptop computer, and 34% of South Dakota classrooms have a laptop available for each student.
Another question that teachers responded to was about the technology tools available at schools but not always in the classroom. Here's how they responded:
|Technologies that are available at South Dakota K-12 schools, but not always available in classrooms|