NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As students return to schools and universities, a new survey from McGraw-Hill has found that parents of K-12 and college-age students overwhelmingly support digital learning as a means to enhance the classroom learning experience for their children.
When asked about digital learning, a resounding 91% of K-12 parents said they welcomed the introduction of a more personalized digital experience as an alternative to traditional textbooks.
"Parents are tuned into the transformations taking place in the classroom and understand the benefits of personalized, digital learning for their children," explained Peter Cohen, group president of U.S. education for McGraw-Hill. "Our software incorporates personalization through adaptive learning technology, in which the program adapts based on a student's knowledge and the type of learner he or she is to improve individual outcomes."
Parents with children in higher education were also surveyed and they too were found to be strong advocates for the increased use of technology in the classroom. Key findings included: