Most district leaders responding to an exclusive survey said that the Every Student Succeeds Act’s new standards for “evidence-based” decisionmaking could influence their budgets.
The vast majority of teachers say they don’t need a superintendent or curriculum director to use an ed-tech product in their classroom, according to a new survey by EdWeek Market Brief and Common Sense Media.
District officials have very different views of the importance of judging products by their research base — depending on whether the potential purchase is an academic intervention, learning game, or ELL-focused products.
District officials are especially wary of ed-tech companies over-promising, and not guaranteeing strong implementation of their products, a survey reveals.
Many K-12 companies rely on former educators to help them sell products to districts. But a survey of school leaders reveals that they respond favorably when ex-teachers are deployed in specific ways.
School districts’ ELL ed-tech needs are as diverse as English learners themselves, suggest the results of an exclusive survey of 200 district leaders.
Despite grassroots resistance from some politicians and parents, the common-core standards are heavily influencing K-12 buying decisions, as are the Next-Gen Science Standards, a survey finds.
Trying to win a school district ed tech contract? Proprietary survey results suggest you should provide strong tech support and professional development.
K-12 demand for formative and computer-adaptive testing is likely to grow this school year, but companies should pay close attention to regional differences and district size.
Top district officials offered different views of the likelihood they will try personalized learning strategies such as curriculum changes, flexible learning environments, and competency-based progressions, over the coming year.