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A Buyer’s Guide to Edtech

A Buyer’s Guide to Edtech

Adopting new digital learning resources into a school takes time, money, and a LOT of research. Implementing any educational technology (edtech) solution can be a decision long in the making. How can you be sure that you’ve covered all your bases before buying? We’ve compiled our best resources into this handy guide to help your decision-making process!

1. How to Evaluate Edtech Tools That Support Teaching & Learning

As the traditional classroom evolves into an environment rich in technology, educators are looking for guidance on how to choose the best edtech solutions. The same best practices apply in the digital space. This blog post features some research-based guidelines for choosing edtech tools for use in the classroom.

2. Planning for Your Blended Learning Program Workbook

With the availability of 1:1 devices in many classrooms, blended learning is more of a reality than ever before. We developed this workbook to support your implementation of the most common blended learning models, consider the critical elements for program success, and build out your implementation timeline for maximum success.

3. Special Populations Planning Worksheet

There’s no doubt that you have a student population diverse in educational needs. We developed this worksheet to help you review the special populations you serve; identify any gaps in programs, instruction, and staffing; and prepare for meeting those students’ needs.

4. Credit Recovery Program Planning Guide

With more students in need of credit recovery, your program can be essential for some students to graduate on time or to move on to the next grade. We developed this worksheet to help you review the type of credit recovery program you’d like to offer, the students you are looking to serve, and the instruction and staffing needed for a successful program.

5. Meeting Students Needs with Online Curriculum Workbook

Online curricula has become commonplace to accommodate students’ busy schedules, offer new courses, provide alternative ways and places for learning, and move away from textbooks. We developed this workbook to help guide your decision-making in selecting online courses that are aligned to state standards and flexible to adapt to your scope and sequence without sacrificing quality.

Now that you’ve been equipped with the right tools, you can be confident in your choice of edtech for your school! Interested in learning more about Edmentum’s comprehensive suite of programs? Accelerate learning with our award-winning programs!

This blog was originally published July 2018 by Brita Hammer and has been updated.

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McKenna Wierman

McKenna Wierman studied Journalism at the University of Mississippi, and has worked with Edmentum since June 2016. She currently serves as a Digital Marketing Specialist, and believes that empowered teachers are the key to successful students.