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Tablets may be too difficult for less technologically savvy teachers to use.

Despite the proliferation of digital learning, the US Department of Education’s National Education Technology Plan found that “teacher preparation and professional development programs are failing to prepare teachers to use technology effectively in the classroom.” [94] In a survey of current K-12 teachers by Deloitte, 41% of respondents said that lack of teacher-training in the use of educational technology was one of the biggest barriers to incorporating digital learning in the classroom. [70] A survey by Schoology found that only about half of K-12 schools worldwide provide their staff with professional development resources to aid the use of technology in classrooms. [81]

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