The number of digital learning devices that students have access to provides information about the distribution and amount of instructional resources available to students. When there is a smaller number of students per instructional digital learning device, each student has a greater opportunity to make use of them in his/her schoolwork. In this set of data, smaller numbers are better than larger ones. Instructional digital learning devices include those found in media centers/libraries, general/academic classrooms, general/academic labs, vocational education classrooms, and vocational education labs.
In addition to the information provided here, you might want to ask district administrators or technology leaders the following questions:
Ask district administrators for help in understanding instructional priorities and the distribution of instructional resources in your district. For technical information about how these data were gathered, see the Data Sources & Information Guide. For more information about instructional technology in North Carolina, visit the NC Department of Public Instruction's Instructional Technologies Division website .