Michelle R. Davis was a senior writer and social media strategist for EdWeek Market Brief who covered educational technology, including trends around digital education. She was also a senior contributing writer for Education Week. Michelle began working at Education Week in 2002 as a federal education reporter.
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.
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?
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.