Cybertimes, July 14, 1999
Schools should conduct a careful study of their technology programs to determine what's working and what isn't. That was the message contained in a two-day conference hosted by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) in July and titled "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Educational Technology."
The conference, held July 12 and 13 in Washington, D.C., brought together about 350 federal, state, and local education officials to discuss ways that school districts can measure how well their technology plans are being used to improve educational outcomes in order to protect their investments.
Figures from ED's National Center for...