There’s been an interest in more “holistic” forms of assessment at the state and district level over the past few years, and the testing organization is trying to seize the moment.
The heads of two organizations, First Book and Games and Learning, are launching a channel that will allow schools to choose from a library of ed-tech materials.
Corry Flatt, CEO of procurement company Bonfire, shares best practices and insider tips for increasing vendors’ odds when bidding on K-12 RFPs.
The school tech landscape varies enormously in Europe from country to country, as does demand for out-of-school tutoring, says Benoit Wirz, an education investor focused on the region.
Companies that want visibility among educators sometimes pursue a “seal of alignment” with ISTE Standards, to show how their products support teaching and learning based on the organization’s standards for students and educators.
Companies that promote ambassador programs, or ask educators to give them props on social media, need to understand the Federal Trade Commission’s guidance to social media influencers.
Strong teacher input is critical to the successful adoption of new technology in K-12 classrooms, says Teaching Matters CEO Lynette Guastaferro.
Classcraft, a company that develops games for student engagement and learning, is growing and that means it will have use part of its $7.5 million in new funding to build out its sales infrastructure.
Joel Butterly, CEO and cofounder of InGenius Prep, talks about what it’s been like to grow his education company to have an international presence with hundreds of employees and contractors.
The use of targeted campaigns to reach select groups of K-12 district buyers is growing, but vendors face challenges in trying to gain, and then maintain intel on those customers.