Developers partner with teachers to improve technology tools: ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

By Sandra Liu Huang
Categories: Collaboration, Instructional materials/curriculum, Technology
April 2024
Since the beginning of the pandemic, the use of education technology in schools has skyrocketed. Schools have embraced a wide range of digital tools, from curriculum and instruction to assessment, professional learning, and family communication. One report found that school districts used an average of 2,591 different edtech tools in the 2022-23 school year — nearly three times as many as the year before the pandemic (Learn Platform, n.d.). With the proliferation of technology in the classroom, ensuring that teachers and students have access to digital tools that have the greatest impact on learning requires meeting three key conditions. First, a digital tool should help teachers implement research-backed practices that lead to positive student outcomes. There must be a clear throughline from the science of

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Sandra Liu Huang is Head of Education & Vice President, Product, at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Before joining CZI, she was the head of product at Quora, a platform for gaining and sharing knowledge, where she served as their first product manager and oversaw its growth to 100M monthly unique users. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University.

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