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Selecting the right education software can be overwhelming for school districts. The first, most important step for a district to take is to identify overarching teaching and learning goals, and then match those objectives to a particular types of education software.

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How should I think about the bigger picture of teaching and learning before approaching the software decision?

TLA Recommendations
Clarifying, contemplating, and discussing pedagogical objectives first ensures that software decisions yield solutions addressing well-defined challenges and opportunities.
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Where do I go to learn about the various products on the market and the process of selection?

How do I plan and manage a software pilot in my school?

TLA Recommendations
While there are limited options, it's important to build a strong understanding of well-documented software pilots which share information on the planning process, stumbling blocks, and lessons learned.
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How do I approach procuring software for my district?

TLA Recommendations
In utilizing sound procurement principles, studied over time and across industries, decision makers ensure an approach that will meet the diverse financial and academic requirements of their organizations.
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