School districts and vendors may need to rethink how they use and evaluate online-credit-recovery options after mounting criticism of these programs and changes to the federal education law.
Some MOOC providers are starting to offer academic credits for completion of their courses—for a fee.
A pair of state officials talk about how the federal Go Open campaign has changed what they’re demanding from content providers.
Ed-tech startup companies won $140,000 in a University of Pennsylvania business plan competition for products including interactive physics videos, digital tools to improve vocabulary, and a coding game.
Florida now requires K-12 school districts to spend half of their instructional material funding on digital resources, prompting the state to evaluate digital content providers more thoroughly.
New marketplaces allow K-12 educators to purchase digital content, creating new entry points for ed-tech startups to sell their products. But how do you know which marketplace will get your company’s content in the right hands?
When you provide feedback to a teacher by coaching them virtually, new strategies come into play.
States and districts are under mounting pressure from parents and policymakers to cut the number of tests students take, but also to make assessments more meaningful.
Matthew Henshaw of the Spokane, Wash., district says open resources are filling some curriculum gaps, but they are “not the answer for all our needs.”
A looser requirement for evidence-based strategies under the new federal education law, ESSA, gives emerging education companies opportunities for growth, predicts the University of Pennsylvania’s Barbara Kurshan.