Have you ever noticed that 90 cent charge at the bottom of your phone bill? Little did you know, that is the key to fueling a renaissance in education technology.
When edtech made its debut in the late 1990s and early 2000s, the initial fanfare quickly gave way to a decade of struggle in the edtech industry. This dip occurred largely because schools did not have the infrastructure it takes to support a classroom full of students and high-content apps online. Adoption lagged, and so did funding.