3 Key Questions to Ask About Your Edtech Investments

| February 25, 2020

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In order to be truly effective, all education technology adopted in your school or district needs to meet a few simple but important criteria. It must: prioritize student safety and data privacy match your specific needs to ensure relevance and usefulness be purposefully integrated into your budget. Asking these three key questions will help you clearly understand your edtech investments.

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