Matthew Henshaw of the Spokane, Wash., district says open resources are filling some curriculum gaps, but they are “not the answer for all our needs.”
A California district leader explains how his system doesn’t just measure the success of ed-tech products by academic outcomes, but by ease of implementation, too.
Many pilots of ed-tech products occur too late for K-12 systems to make district-wide purchases of those products the next academic year. How can companies overcome that timing disconnect?
Securing the right to pilot-test a product in a school district can be a tantalizing opportunity for an education company. A pair of D.C. schools officials share their advice with vendors.
Two district curriculum specialists talk about how they judge products for common-core alignment, and the steps companies should take to better address their schools’ needs.
Educators typically use early-warning systems to watch for signs that students are struggling in school and on the road to dropping out. Now the superintendent of the 101,000-student DeKalb County Schools in Georgia wants to use that approach in working with vendors.