In my experience, students rarely have a voice in which tools are selected and used in their classrooms. Gathering input from all relevant district stakeholders is a complicated feat, so it’s no surprise that students often don’t make the cut when staff are deciding who to include on steering committees. One of the primary challenges to collecting student input is that the people who buy and implement products rarely have direct access to students. Therefore, technology buyers and implementers have to work through school contacts and other mediums to rally enough buy-in before they can talk with students.

My district…

Alemayehu Bahta

Education Nerd | Tech for Social Impact | Future of Work | Coffee Enthusiast

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