The number of digital learning devices that students have access to in a school can provide information about the distribution and amount of instructional resources in a school. When there are 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. On this measure, smaller numbers are better than larger ones. Instructional digital learning devices include those found in the media center/library, 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 your school principal or the following questions:
Ask your school principal for help in understanding instructional priorities and the distribution of instructional resources at your school. For technical information about how this data was 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.