Ed-Tech Usage Levels Are Low: What Should Schools Do?


Most software licenses districts buy never get used, according to a November 2018 report by BrightBytes, and 98% aren't used extensively (10 hours or more between assessments). Here's what Klein recommends schools do about it:

1. Give educators meaningful opportunities to offer feedback on potential ed-tech purchases.

2. Listen carefully to educators’ critiques of the ed-tech products and services currently used in the district.

3. Have a usage plan or goal in place and continually check in and measure progress against the goal.


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