Ed tech companies promise results, but their claims are often based on shoddy research

The Hechinger Report

Examples from The Hechinger Report’s collection of misleading research claims touted by ed tech companies. All three of these companies try to hook prospective users with claims on their websites about their products’ effectiveness. Companies need to convince districts to participate.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

In practice, though, it can take many different forms, including independent study, learning communities and online programs. Some were still studying geometry, others had advanced to Algebra II.

Can all students succeed at science and technology high schools?

The Hechinger Report

Students study the human body on skeletons, using clay to make organs. In a separate study , Lynch and a team of researchers, including Means, looked at eight model inclusive science high schools in seven states to see what they had in common and what they were doing that others weren’t.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Education Technology and the 'New' For-Profit Higher Education

Hack Education

Or when Trump said that the federal judge overseeing the Trump University lawsuit had an “absolute conflict” in handling the case because he is “of Mexican heritage.” According to an investigation by The Associated Press , “dozens of those hired by the company had checkered pasts – including serious financial problems and even convictions for cocaine trafficking or child molestation.”