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How to Navigate the Ed-Tech Marketplace

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How to Navigate the Ed-Tech Marketplace

Thursday, June 26, 2014, 1 to 2 p.m. ET

School leaders are faced with a multitude of choices when it comes to choosing ed-tech tools and products. To become smarter consumers, educators need to understand the policies and factors shaping the marketplace, be ahead of the curve by predicting future trends, and make informed decisions about where to spend ed-tech dollars. On the other side, vendors need more information about what educators want in products and services and how to reach their audiences. John Richards, the president of Consulting Services for Education, will provide insight on the ed-tech market and where it’s headed.

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John Richards, president, Consulting Services for Education, and co-author, "2013 U.S. Education Technology Market: PreK-12," an annual overview that shows how districts are spending money on educational technology, commissioned by the Software & Information Industry Association

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Michelle R. Davis, senior writer, Education Week Digital Directions

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