K-12 Deployment Patterns and Purchasing for Computing/Display Devices 2017

Published: November 30, 2017 - 180 Pages

Table of Contents

  • Methodology
    • Table National Survey of K-12 Technology Usage Survey Sample Matrix by Job Title
    • Table National Survey of K-12 Technology Usage Survey Sample Matrix by Grade Level
    • Table National Survey of K-12 Technology Usage Survey Sample Matrix by District Size
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Table Profile of Computing Devices in K-12, 2013-2014
  • Results: Inventory of Display/Output Technology
    • Table Average Number of Display/Output Devices by Category, District Responses
    • Table Estimated Installed Base of Display/Output Devices by Type
  • Results: Digital Projector Brands
    • Table Most Popular Digital Projector Brands
  • Results: Interactive Whiteboard Brands
    • Table Most Popular Interactive Whiteboard Brands
  • Results: Digital Media Player Brands
    • Table Most Popular Digital Media Player Brands
  • Results: Displays Projected
    • Table Predicted Increase and Decreases for Display/Output Devices, by Device Type
  • Results: Ratio of Students to Computing Devices
    • Table 2016-2017 Overall Ratio of Students to Computing Devices
    • Table 2016-2017 Ratio of Students to Computing Devices, as reported by Survey Subgroup
    • Table Time Frame for Reaching the 1:1 Computing Goal
  • Results: Inventory of Desktops, Laptops & Chromebooks
    • Table Estimated Number of Computing Devices by Type, 2016
  • Results: Laptop and Chromebooks Brands
    • Table Most Popular Laptop Brands in K-12
    • Table Most Popular Chromebook Brands in K-12
    • Table Future Trends in Computer Deployment
  • Results: Inventory of Tablets & Other Mobile Devices
    • Table Estimated Installed Base of Mobile Devices by Type
  • Results: Tablet Brands in K-12
    • Table Most Popular Tablet Brands in K-12
    • Table Tablet Brands Educators Plan to Buy
  • Results: Pros & Cons of Mobile Devices
    • Table Obstacles Associated with Use of Mobile Devices
  • Results: Time Students Spend Using Devices
    • Table Time Students Spend Using Computing Devices
  • Results: Schedule for Acquiring New Devices
    • Table Schedule for Replacing/Acquiring Devices
  • Results: Sources of Technology Funding
    • Table Funding Used to Purchase Classroom Technology
  • Results: Technology Spending Trends
    • Table Technology Spending Changes, 2016-2017 School Year
    • Table Technology Spending Changes, Average Next Five Years
  • Results: Effect of Technology Spending on Instructional Materials
    • Table Subgroups Most and Least Likely to Divert Funds for Technology
  • Forecast: Trends in Infrastructure
    • Table Level of Infrastructure
  • Forecast: Trends in Device Access
    • Table Options for Deploying Computing Devices in Coming Years
    • Table Does BYOD help solve the issue of student access to computers?
  • Forecast: Plans to Add Emerging Technologies
    • Table Plans to Acquire Newer Technologies
  • Conclusion
    • Table Areas in Which Technology is Best Suited to Meet Needs of Students and Educators
  • Appendix
    • Table STATE OF RESIDENCE
    • Table REGION
    • Table Q.1 - WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING MOST CLOSELY DESCRIBES YOUR POSITION?
    • Table Q.2 - WITHIN WHICH GRADE RANGE DO YOU CURRENTLY SUPERVISE AND/OR TEACH?
    • Table Q.3 - WHAT IS THE APPROXIMATE STUDENT ENROLLMENT IN YOUR DISTRICT?
    • Table Q.4 - IN WHAT TYPE OF AREA IS YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT LOCATED?
    • Table Q.5 - WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS BEST DESCRIBES YOUR CURRENT SCHOOL/DISTRICT ENVIRONMENT WITH RESPECT TO YOUR INVENTORY OF COMPUTING/DISPLAY DEVICES?
    • Table Q.6 - WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IS THE APPROXIMATE RATIO OF STUDENTS TO COMPUTING DEVICES IN YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT?
    • Table Q.7 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF COMPUTING DEVICE FOR STUDENT OR TEACHER USE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: DESKTOP COMPUTER?
    • Table Q.8 - IF YOU ARE NOT AT A 1 TO 1 RATIO OF STUDENTS TO COMPUTERS, IS THAT A GOAL YOU REALISTICALLY EXPECT TO ACHIEVE? FILTER: NOT AT A 1 TO 1 RATIO OF STUDENTS TO COMPUTING DEVICES
    • Table Q.9 - IN TERMS OF NON-CHROMEBOOK LAPTOP COMPUTERS AND/OR CONVERTIBLE LAPTOP-TABLET COMPUTERS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.10 - IN TERMS OF CHROMEBOOK COMPUTERS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.11 - WITH WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS ABOUT TRENDS IN FUTURE COMPUTER USAGE DO YOU AGREE?
    • Table Q.12 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF MOBILE OR HAND-HELD DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: TABLET?
    • Table Q.12 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF MOBILE OR HAND-HELD DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: E-READER?
    • Table Q.12 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF MOBILE OR HAND-HELD DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: SMARTPHONE/OTHER SMART DEVICES?
    • Table Q.13 - IN TERMS OF TABLETS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.14 - IF YOU PLAN TO BUY ADDITIONAL TABLETS, WHICH BRAND(S) WILL YOU BUY?
    • Table Q.15 - WHICH WOULD YOU SAY ARE THE BIGGEST OBSTACLES YOU FACE AS YOU WORK TO INCREASE THE EFFECTIVE EDUCATIONAL USAGE OF MOBILE DEVICES?
    • Table Q.16 - HAVE YOU FOUND THAT THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES WITH STUDENTS MAKES THE LEARNING PROCESS MORE ENGAGING AND PERSONALIZED?
    • Table Q.17 - HAVE YOU FOUND OBJECTIVE EVIDENCE (E.G., TEST SCORES) THAT THE USE OF MOBILE DEVICES WITH STUDENTS IMPROVES STUDENT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN MEASURABLE WAYS?
    • Table Q.18 - ABOUT HOW MUCH TIME PER SCHOOL DAY DO YOUR STUDENTS SPEND USING THE COMPUTING DEVICES (I.E., DESKTOPS, LAPTOPS, TABLETS, CHROMEBOOKS, ETC.) YOU HAVE AVAILABLE FOR THEM?
    • Table Q.19 - AS YOU ACQUIRE INCREASING NUMBERS OF DEVICES OVER THE COMING YEARS, WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL SCHEME FOR DEPLOYING THOSE DEVICES?
    • Table Q.20 - DO YOU HAVE A POLICY WHICH ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE (BYOD) TO SCHOOL?
    • Table Q.21 - IN YOUR EXPERIENCE, HAVE YOU FOUND THAT A BYOD POLICY HELPS TO SOLVE THE STUDENT ACCESS TO COMPUTERS ISSUE?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: CABLE TV BOX?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYER?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: DIGITAL PROJECTOR?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: FLAT PANEL SCREEN?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD?
    • Table Q.22 - ABOUT HOW MANY OF EACH TYPE OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICE DOES YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT OWN OR LEASE: 3-D PRINTER?
    • Table Q.23 - IN TERMS OF DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYERS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.24 - IN TERMS OF DIGITAL PROJECTORS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.25 - IN TERMS OF INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS, WHICH BRAND(S) DO YOU HAVE?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: CABLE TV BOX?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYER?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: DIGITAL PROJECTOR?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: FLAT PANEL SCREEN?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARD?
    • Table Q.26 - DO YOU EXPECT THAT EACH OF THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF DISPLAY OR OUTPUT DEVICES WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE IN NUMBER IN K - 12 SCHOOLS AND CLASSROOMS, STAY ABOUT THE SAME, OR SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASE OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS: 3-D PRINTER?
    • Table Q.27 - DO YOU PLAN, WITHIN THE NEXT 2-3 YEARS, TO ACQUIRE SOME OF THE NEWER TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING?
    • Table Q.28 - WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING STATEMENTS BEST DESCRIBES YOUR SCHEDULE FOR ACQUIRING NEW DEVICES?
    • Table Q.29 - WHICH SOURCES OF FUNDS DO YOU TYPICALLY USE TO PURCHASE NEW CLASSROOM TECHNOLOGY?
    • Table Q.30 - COMPARED TO LAST YEAR, ABOUT HOW MUCH WILL YOUR TECHNOLOGY SPENDING INCREASE IN THE 2016-17 SCHOOL YEAR?
    • Table Q.31 - HOW MUCH DO YOU THINK YOUR TECHNOLOGY SPENDING WILL INCREASE, ON AVERAGE, OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS?
    • Table Q.32 - ABOUT HOW MUCH DO YOU PLAN TO SPEND ON EACH OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES OF TECHNOLOGY?

Abstract

K-12 Deployment Patterns and Purchasing for Computing/Display Devices 2017

K-12 Deployment Patterns and Purchasing Plans for Computing/Display Devices 2017 is the summative publication in a series of reports from Simba Information providing information on the choices schools are making as they implement more technology in their classrooms.

K-12 Deployment Patterns and Purchasing Plans for Computing/Display Devices 2017 provides information on:

  • the deployment of display technology, including interactive whiteboards, digital projectors and flat panel screens;
  • the deployment of device technology, including laptops, Chromebooks and tablet computers;
  • most popular brands of classroom technology; and
  • funding trends and future purchase plans.
K-12 Deployment Patterns and Purchasing Plans for Computing/Display Devices 2017 is based on a survey of educators during the 2016-2017 school year. Those educators included superintendents, district technology coordinators, district curriculum directors, principals and school technology coordinators.

Information Reported for the First Time in This Report Includes:

  • educators’ assessment of whether they have the infrastructure needed to support technology implementation;
  • areas where technology best fits with the needs of students and teachers;
  • emerging technologies educators say they plan to acquire; and
  • educators’ projections on whether technology funding will increase or decrease in the next five years.

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