The K-12 educational technology value chain: Apps for kids, tools for teachers and levers for reform

@article{Pierce2014TheKE,
  title={The K-12 educational technology value chain: Apps for kids, tools for teachers and levers for reform},
  author={Glenn L. Pierce and Paul F. Cleary},
  journal={Education and Information Technologies},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={863-880}
}
Historically implementing, maintaining and managing educational technology has been difficult for K-12 educational systems. [] Key Result However, the analysis also finds that efforts to implement educational technology in K-12 systems still must overcome challenges and risks.
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