The day of the three R’s in American schools are going away – step foot in an elementary school today and you’ll see technology all around you. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs are cropping up across the country. Smartboard, computers, and tablets are all a part of the growing push to teach “digital literacy”.
Students are hungry for change – 40% want opportunities to use technology for learning and many want more opportunities to express their own ideas and get feedback from their teachers. Google classroom is making it easier for teachers to meet these demands with a cloud-based platform that allows individualized assignments, group collaboration, and instant feedback.
As technology grows more complex and more people work from home, the ability to communicate and collaborate through technology is becoming increasingly important. More than 30% of employers list teamwork and communication as important skills for future hires. Will today’s students be ready? Learn more about Google Classroom and other tech from this infographic.