As we were preparing for the Los Angeles Tech for Schools Summit last week, the EdSurge team learned a lot about the City of Angels. We had the pleasure of spending two days with 90 central office administrators and 350 teachers from over districts across the region. And what we heard is that edtech in Los Angeles is about a lot more than iPads.
Los Angeles is a diverse community that’s actively using over 75 different edtech tools. They are experimenting with new ways to track learning, get students interested in career pathways, and developing multiple research and development strategies to test new school models.
We thought we’d bring a few of these stories back for you, to show that edtech in Los Angeles and all the surrounding districts is about more than a device rollout. Here’s what we learned.