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Context Matters: The Why and How of Building Context into School-Based Research

A district’s edtech implementation context has a huge influence on whether edtech tools are effective, but researchers rarely take contextual factors into account in any systematic way. The Edtech Context Inventory (CI), a validated survey from the Edtech Evidence Exchange, helps district teams measure their implementation context so they have evidence to make edtech decisions.


New Problems, Diverse Teams, Smart Tools

Every secondary and postsecondary learner deserves at least a couple of cycles each year of opportunity spotting, team-based solution designing, and feeling the satisfaction of delivering public impact.


12 Ideas to Try in 2023

The use of digital tools that help to connect students with real-world learning opportunities will expand global awareness and transform the learning experience.