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The Public Thinks Laptops Shouldn't Be Allowed in Class Until High School

deep dve TECHNOLOGY SodaHead New School: Education FTERMATH a weekly infographic and the School isn't the place it used to be. Today the halls are flecked with cell phone screens, and in some classrooms paper and pencil have been replaced with laptops and tablets. How has that affected education, and how much should it be regulated? The Ideal Age At some point kids have to learn how to use computers, but most people don't think laptops should be allowed in class until high school. Tablets Elementary: 17% Middle school: 20% High school: 31% College: 19% Never!: 13% Votes: 1,577 Laptops Elementary: 18% Middle school: 25% High school: 33% College: 18% Never!: 7% Votes: 1,340 Be Smart With Your Smartphone Should cell phones be banned at school? Nah. But they should definitely be turned off. 41% 53% And what about texting in class? Most people look down on it – even 28% 25% 29% 18% in an emergency. No, just turn it off: 41% No, sometimes it's necessary: 25% No, please don't take it away!: 6% Yes: 28% Ок: 18% Not OK: 53% Only in an emergency: 29% Votes: 1,918 Votes: 2,082 eBook Evolution 36% Don't switch to eBooks The public is still hesitant to make textbooks digital, but there is support for a gradual shift. 36% Switch to eBooks in some classrooms 28% Switch to eBooks Votes: 1,784 The Good, the Bad and the Algebra There wasn't an overwhelming favorite high school class, but respondents of all ages agreed that math is the absolute worst. Not much has changed there. Most Popular English History| 122% |21% 118% 16% SCIENCE Math 17% P.E. Er...lunch? 16% Votes: 2,170 Least Popular Mathl P.E. |40% English History| | 17% 16% 13% 10% SCIENCE Er...lunch? 14% Votes: 1,883 The College Question Finally, we wanted to know how many people feel that college is important to secure a good job. We broke down the responses by education level and employment status. liiml 70% 74% 50% 48% High school students College students Full-time Unemployed workers Votes: 1,883 SodaHead, 2012 ( Results taken from on August 6, 2012. Vote, comment and share at SodaHead © 2012

The Public Thinks Laptops Shouldn't Be Allowed in Class Until High School

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Technology has become an integral part of life in most parts of America, but some people are still concerned about how we introduce it to young people. As kids prepare to head back to school, we were ...




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