The Wilson County district helped educators find and use more of the learning resources available to them by enlisting master teachers to review content and tag it for use in classes,
Hoonuit acquires DecisionInsite; NWEA received two grants worth a total of $4.5 million; and Spotify company Soundtrap partners with listening-skills company Listenwise.
Digital tools that provide instructional content showed the biggest gains among the categories of ed-tech in this analysis of tools used in more than 100,000 classrooms across the U.S.
Utah is seeking a new assessment vendor after too many glitches in this year’s summative testing season, while Pearson landed a major contract in Tennessee and New Mexico is in the market for an assessment vendor, too.
The two organizations have created a MAP Accelerator platform that will be piloted with 150,000 students in math for the 2019-20 school year.
Nearly half of Chicago teachers say they do not have curriculum available in the subject they teach. The Curriculum Equity Initiative, with a new curriculum, assessments, and data analytics, is the district’s response.
Many education companies struggle to avoid product “bloat,” and don’t go far enough in questioning their assumptions about what districts and educators need.
Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates, assesses the K-12 marketplace of the future, while marking a major milestone at his company.
Renaissance made its third acquisition in one year with the purchase of Freckle Education; Abl acquires School by Design; and Labster partners with the Danish Ministry of Education to provide virtual labs.
The Metro Nashville schools need a platform for English learners’ individual learning plans, while the Henry County, Ga. district wants an LMS and the state of Washington seeks professional development consultants.