Shiny New Thing Syndrome

Your district has the shiny new thing (SNT). You have received the training on SNT. The students and parents are aware of SNT. SNT is at every campus. Everyone can access SNT. Yet, after a few months, you feel that fewer and fewer users are using SNT. The analytics back up your feelings. No one is using SNT. What gives? Your district may be suffering from Shiny New Thing Syndrome (a.k.a. Magpie Syndrome).

Shiny New Thing, or Magpie, Syndrome

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