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Matching promising theories with the daily realities of users: A conversation with LEARN Network lead Rebecca Griffiths

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

LEARN Network lead Rebecca Griffiths recently had a conversation with the SRI Homeroom podcast host Kori Hamilton Biagas. They discussed how promising innovations with strong theories of action have inspired Griffiths’ work and how the LEARN Network is helping researchers better match their promising theories with real world problems of practice.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 1)

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations, recently sat down for a conversation with Rebecca Griffiths, principal researcher at SRI Education and principal investigator for the LEARN Network, to discuss their journey in scaling A2i.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 2)

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

This blog post is part 2 of a three-part series highlighting key takeaways from a conversation with Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal (Part 3)

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

This blog post is part 3 in a three-part series highlighting key takeaways from a conversation with Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations.

Scaling A2i: A Conversation with Jay Connor and Sarah Siegal Video

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

In this video from the Learn Network’s Stories of Scaling series, Jay Connor, CEO of Learning Ovations, and Sarah Siegal, director of research and practice at Scholastic and former vice president of research at Learning Ovations, sit down for a conversation with Rebecca Griffiths, principal researcher at SRI Education and principal investigator for the LEARN Network.

Experts Share Scaling Strategies at the ED Games Expo

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

The annual ED Games Expo, part of the Institute of Education Sciences’ (IES’) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, creates a space for engagement and learning across the education technology (EdTech) field.

Who’s Who in District Procurement of Educational Products

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

School districts are typically the entryway for educational products to make it into the hands of students and teachers. However, the unique ecosystem of each district can make it challenging for product developers and vendors to know who to approach in a district to share information about a new educational product.

Overview of the Invent Apply Transition (I-A-T) Framework

Authors : Kate Borelli

Wondering where to start with the I-A-T framework? Use this introductory breakdown to learn more about the framework and the activities associated with scaling an educational product. This document outlines the iterative steps and scaling activities that are involved to successfully bring educational innovations to market.

When a Theory of Change Fails to Meet a Problem of Practice

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

When researchers seek to create a product, program, or intervention to enhance educational outcomes for students, they often start from a theoretical foundation. A theory of change, or a conceptual model based in research of how a specific product can lead to a desired change, is often the launchpad for creation.

What does it mean to “scale” an educational product?

Authors : Jennifer Medeiros

“Scaling” a product in business typically means moving from a small number of “early adopters” to a larger number of “early majority” users. In the field of education, however, “scaling” an educational product or program has been more challenging to define.