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By Jeremy Roschelle Jeremy Roschelle at 8:23 AM PDT, Thu May 21, 2015

The story of technology in education is too often the story of a rollercoaster ride: the anticipatory climb to new heights of innovation, the thrilling stories about teachers' and students' initial use of new tools, and the terrifying plummet once evidence of low impact rolls in. Technology has undeniable promise for improving learning; yet the evidence is often too hard to find and too thin, weak, and confusing to interpret.  

How can a new rapprochement between innovation and efficacy be obtained? How can we replace the rollercoaster ride with the steady improvement students need and deserve?

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