How much would student learning increase if decision-makers had access to better information about how edtech tools perform in contexts similar to their own? Emerging data suggests 85% of edtech spending may be wasted on tools that are a poor fit or are not implemented correctly.
The Jefferson Education Exchange aims to solve this collective action problem through a sector-wide initiative to discover why edtech tools work differently in various contexts.
Click here to view a detailed slide deck about the project.
CLICK HERE to read an announcement of the 13 “candidate variables” selected by the EdTech Genome Steering Committee.
CLICK HERE to learn more and apply to join a Variable Working Group. Applications are open through January 6, 2020.
Click here to view a press release announcing the EdTech Genome Project Steering Committee.
Click here to view a press release announcing the 13 candidate variables up for public comment.
Click here to view a press release announcing the EdTech Genome Project Advisory Board.
Click here to read an EdWeek Market Brief article on the initiative, "What Factors Drive or Doom Ed-Tech Implementation? New Study Taking a Look"