Ed-tech companies are raising more money, while a Pittsburgh company bought a shuttered company’s robots and an immersive experiences provider is partnering with Dell.
This ed-tech founder shares advice after participating in one of Silicon Valley’s most well-know startup accelerators.
Companies whose ed-tech products are based in learning sciences research can apply to Digital Promise for this certification.
Federal lawmakers are likely to approve small increases in spending for education over the coming year, despite the Trump administration’s latest call for big cuts in funding.
Ed-tech companies viewing the spread of the coronavirus are bracing for the scarcity of components made in China where many factories are shuttered.
The Education Technology Joint Powers Authority, in operation for only a year, has attracted widespread interest from school districts and vendors alike.
Instructure CEO and board member Dan Goldsmith said he will step down from both positions as the company has reached a tentative agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo.
Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm, had originally offered $47.60 per share to acquire Instructure. Some shareholders considered that sale price to be too low.
A close look at the vendors and new technologies at the Bett ed-tech conference highlighted esports, social-emotional learning and interoperability as K-12 market areas to watch.
Publishers remain concerned about the ongoing statutory exclusion of educational materials from copyright protection in Canada after a recently concluded trade agreement failed to incorporate language to address the issue.