A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
A Florida district wants a system to handle up to 100,000 students’ information, while the Stamford, Conn. schools are seeking consultants to help manage data. In Texas, the Fort Worth district wants academic/educational consultants.
Learning games and data dashboards are trending in the 21 awards from the U.S. Education Department’s Small Business Innovation Research program.
Common Sense, a nonprofit that rates ed-tech products, evaluated the privacy policies of 100 popular educational apps and online services, finding deficiencies in most.
The recent retirement of two Montgomery County administrators, announcing their plans to join Discovery Education, derailed the entire RFP, for which Discovery had submitted a proposal.
In one year, there’s been a 168 percent jump in how much educators are using data in their classrooms for instruction, according to a new survey.
As district leaders use data to drive instruction, they are looking for help to make the numbers more understandable and actionable for educators.
A new report from the State Educational Technology Directors Association lays the groundwork for states to plan how districts’ data–once aggregated–can be used for instruction.
Schools expect the technology they use to be accessible to students who are blind and have other disabilities, and those expectations are finding their way into contract language.
School principals across the U.S. were asked how much actual influence they have in two areas: establishing curriculum and school budgets in this study.