Edtech Marketplace Today
The Edtech Marketplace Today blog series invites voices from the field to highlight the ways in which the edtech marketplace struggles to meet the needs of learners, educators, or research-based product developers. Learn how these challenges impact school and district leaders, teachers, students, and product developers and try the authors’ suggested solutions in your own work to enhance your experience navigating the edtech market. By working together, Digital Promise and stakeholders from the field can collaboratively design solutions to improve the market, and ultimately improve learning.
Author: Mary Beth Hertz
Learn what edtech selection and procurement have in common with dating sites.
Author: Savitha Moorthy, Executive Director of Tandem, Partners in Early Learning.
A parent shares strategies for screen time and connected parenting.
Author: Sierra Noakes
Ensure that your school’s edtech products meet the needs of each unique learner
Author: Jonathan Piper II
A high school student shares his perspective on edtech and equity
Author: Andrew J. Smith, Ed. D.
Antiquated, exclusive processes create challenges for edtech procurement.
Author: Ace Parsi
Intentional edtech investment holds the market accountable to equitable outcomes.
Author: Kara Carpenter, Ph.D., Cofounder, Teachley
Focus on instructionally challenging topics instead of perpetuating shallow “coverage.”
Author: Dr. L. Robert Furman, Principal of South Park Elementary Center in South Park Township, PA
Try these strategies to discover and select edtech for your classroom.
Author: Sierra Noakes, Research Project Manager at Digital Promise
Launching a new series that discusses how the current edtech marketplace fails to meet learners’ needs.