The demand for artificially intelligent products in K-12 may be fueled by the need to free up teachers’ time during the school day, experts say.
Education companies that have good data, and a strong sense of what they want to know about their products, can benefit greatly from academic researchers’ work.
An expert in early childhood and technology talks about what’s missing in the learning apps he sees, and how ed-tech providers can help preschool educators use digital tools more effectively.
Abdulla Al Karam, director general of the one of the United Arab Emirates’ main school regulatory bodies, sees continued K-12 demands ahead.
Districts tend to want comprehensive curricula that they can modify, rather than piecemeal coverage of content, according to the Babson Survey Research Group.
A top official at the Harvard program talks about measuring return on investment, a culture shift in educators’ use of data, and how analytics are evolving.
Companies and district officials should pay close attention to factors such as an item’s placement on the ballot, what projects are being proposed, and voter demographics.
The ed-tech sector has a key role to play in helping K-12 schools implement personalized-learning models, but big gaps remain between what schools need and what vendors are offering.
Parents are hungry for testing information, but school districts and vendors need to do much more to help families interpret assessments, an executive from a top testing organization says.
The director of a new innovation center at the University of Pennsylvania offers advice for education companies based on his experiences as a senior executive at Microsoft and Pearson.