Numbers and Context
Initiated by ISTE and signed by more than 1,700 educators (emphasis mine) from across the United States, the petition applauds President Obama for his ConnectEd initiative, which aims to connect 99 percent of U.S. students to the internet through high-speed broadband and high-speed wireless within five years. – from Tech for Learning
And to make it worse, ISTE claims more than 18,000 educators attended their recent conference. Maybe Jane McGonigal should have made a petition signing game instead of opting for thumb wrestling.