Global Trends Affecting EdTech in 2012

Internet Trends

Data and information from Mary Meeker and Tom Segal.

Global Internet Trends Concerning EdTech in 2012

  1. 1.1 Billion Smartphone Subscribers Worldwide (Find more students utilizing their smartphones in the classroom.)
  2. 67% Annual Monetization Growth for Mobile Apps (With monetization growth in app development, look for an increase in high-quality educational apps.)
  3. Encyclopedia Britannica Out of Print in 2012 (Textbook companies moving towards ebooks.)
  4. iPad Growth: Over 60,000 Global Unit Shipments in First 8 Quarters Launch (Expect some of your students to have an iPad at home that they can use for educational purposes.)
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