Popularity of Ed Tech Not Necessarily Linked to Products’ Impact

By Benjamin Herold
July 12, 2016

This article explores the different methods of using technology and whether those methods are improving our schools or hindering them. Digital learning tools that fit well within existing classrooms and don’t disrupt the educational status quo tend to be the most widely adopted, despite their limited impact on student learning. This pattern in K-12 raises tough questions about whether many ed-tech vendors’ emphasis on quickly bringing their products to scale is actually hampering the larger goal of improving schools.

Source Organization: Education Week 

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