An initiative to improve the use of apps and mobile technology in the instruction of special education students finds that teachers aren’t receiving the professional development they want.
Small business grant programs act as seed funds for ed-tech startups.
Experts see the potential for states to fashion daring new testing models in a variety of areas, including science, arts, and competency-, performance-, and portfolio-based assessments.
Education company leaders should put a high priority on analytics skills, communication competence, and education smarts when looking for an in-house data scientist.
The sweeping new federal education law calls for ongoing, personalized, and collaborative professional development options, which will put pressure on districts, and K-12 providers.
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.