District officials are especially wary of ed-tech companies over-promising, and not guaranteeing strong implementation of their products, a survey reveals.
Many K-12 companies rely on former educators to help them sell products to districts. But a survey of school leaders reveals that they respond favorably when ex-teachers are deployed in specific ways.
School districts’ ELL ed-tech needs are as diverse as English learners themselves, suggest the results of an exclusive survey of 200 district leaders.
Despite grassroots resistance from some politicians and parents, the common-core standards are heavily influencing K-12 buying decisions, as are the Next-Gen Science Standards, a survey finds.
Trying to win a school district ed tech contract? Proprietary survey results suggest you should provide strong tech support and professional development.
K-12 demand for formative and computer-adaptive testing is likely to grow this school year, but companies should pay close attention to regional differences and district size.
Top district officials offered different views of the likelihood they will try personalized learning strategies such as curriculum changes, flexible learning environments, and competency-based progressions, over the coming year.
The growing popularity of open educational resources is one of several trends company officials should expect to see during the 2016-17 school year, a new survey suggests.
Companies that recognize teachers’ desire to go through professional development led by their own colleagues stand to gain in the market, an exclusive survey suggests.
Exclusive survey of 400 K-12 leaders suggests there is room for expansion in private schools and affluent public schools and where satisfaction levels are low.