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Return on Investment: Inputs, Outputs, and Efficiency in Schools?

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I was at a conference recently when I heard the term "Return on Investment." Now this is a term I have heard, mainly from the business and financial world. Now that term is being applied to Education Technology. Federal and State programs have contributed a significant amount of money for Education Technology in schools. The revised E-Rate has helped many schools bolster the network infrastructure to accommodate mobile learning devices.

However, what have schools gained as a result? This is a good question that many school districts, that have fully implemented education technology. Take a look at the article linked below for some guidance with Return on Investment.
  • How do you measure your efficiency in schools? 
  • How do we make sure that we are working smarter, not harder?
  • How do we measure the impact of teaching? Learning? Technology? 
  • Are we all working together? How do we know?

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