Making Edtech Efficacy Actionable


How do you know if your edtech product is getting the results you want?


Edtech is an investment, but how do you know if the investment you made is actually getting results? In this webinar we will focus on the key criteria you need to think about when evaluating the efficacy of edtech products before, during and after a rollout. Join us for an online panel discussion on how districts can set themselves up for edtech success.

In this webinar, we’ll explore:  

What you need need to have in place before you can start talking about efficacy?

How do educators know what they bought will work? 

How can you have productive conversations around efficacy?

Meet our Panelists

Founder & CEO, EdSurge

Betsy previously worked as Executive Editor for technology coverage at Forbes Media and an award-winning staff writer for the Washington Post and Scientific American.

Host: Betsy Corcoran

Senior Researcher, Learning & Efficacy, Newsela

Malvika Bhagwat heads the research efforts at Newsela. Currently, she is leading 8 efficacy projects and spends a lot of time analyzing data to understand how students learn. In prior roles, Malvika has worked on assessment design across India, US, & Gulf countries, served as a teacher for low SES communities and was on the founding team for Mindspark, an English language learning program for children in India. She holds a Masters from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Malvika Bhagwat

Executive Director, Connecticut State Commission for Educational Technology

As Executive Director for the CT State Commission for Educational Technology (CET), Doug designs and manages strategic plans that ensure the successful integration of technology in Connecticut's schools, libraries, universities, and towns. The CET oversees statewide programs such as its flagship research and education broadband network, the CEN.

Doug Casey

Profesional Development Manager, LEAP Innovations

Jen Stack is the Professional Development Manager at LEAP Innovations in Chicago. She works to create and facilitate professional learning for educators as they develop an understanding of and implement personalized learning in classrooms and schools. Jen was previously an instructional coach for New Teacher Center, coaching first and second year teachers in Chicago Public Schools. 

Jen Stack

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