Like the measure for the number of students per instructional digital learning device, the number of students per Internet-connected digital learning device can provide information about the instructional resources available to students. On this measure, smaller numbers are better than large ones; there are more devices available to students when the number of students per digital learning device is low.
District administrators are a good source of information if you have questions about the number of Internet-connected digital learning devices in your district or about the use of the Internet in educating students. Other questions to ask:
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.