Parents and school districts spent over a billion dollars last year on educational software. But a recent governmental report finds that programs like Leap Frog, iLearn, and Achieve Now have no significant impact on how well a student performs in school. Tech Tuesday explores the possibilities and limitations of today’s leading educational software programs.


  • Susan McLester Editor-in-chief, Technology & Learning Magazine
  • Lynn McNally Head Resource Specialist, Instructional Technology Services at Loudoun County Public Schools.
  • Phoebe Cottingham Commissioner of the National Center for Educational Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute for Educations Services

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