EdTech Research: Who Pays Attention?

Monday, March 6
12:00PM - 12:30PM
JW Marriott - Griffin Hall

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Dwight Jones
Clark County School District - Former Superintendent of Schools

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Pat Deklotz
Kettle Moraine School District - Superintendent

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Todd Bloom
Jefferson Education Accelerator - Chief Academic Officer

Summary

There’s a lot of hype surrounding the products flooding today’s $8 billion edtech market, with new startups and products emerging each month, many of them claiming to improve teaching and learning. But when it comes to districts' decision making, how much attention are they paying to companies' claims of having "research" behind their products? Does evidence of a product’s impact really matter? What kind of research are district leaders looking for--and what research or evidence gets overlooked or ignored? Join us for a discussion on the state of edtech research, whether it matters, and what to do about it next.

Event Type:
Sessions
Format:
Industry Talk
Track:
Leadership
Tags:
research evaluation edtech

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