Podcast: How students can help drive educational innovation

SRI researcher Ela Joshi discusses the value of student voice on The SRI Homeroom podcast.

SRI’s Ela Joshi discusses how product developers, researchers, districts, and schools can leverage student voice.

To be effective and to achieve scale, new educational products and practices must be designed for the specific needs and daily realities of students. New products, however, are not always designed with students in mind.

SRI Education’s Ela Joshi joined host Kori Hamilton Biagas on The SRI Homeroom podcast to discuss the value of including student voice in the design, development, procurement, and implementation of new innovations.

Joshi shared findings from the LEARN Network, a national initiative working to promote learning growth by increasing the use of evidence-based products in schools across the U.S. She also discussed effective approaches for scaling evidence-based products across settings, and how researchers and developers can better incorporate student input and feedback into their work.

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Find a transcript of the episode here.

Learn more about the LEARN Network and access free resources for education researchers and developers here.

Ela Joshi is a senior education researcher with SRI Education. Learn more about Ela and her work here.

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