Educators often seek out vendor-provided data to learn about ed-tech tools, but they are unlikely to trust research vendors provide, a new study finds.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Wonderschool, a platform aims to help experienced educators and childcare providers start and run their own in-home businesses, raised $20 million, and littleBits, a provider of technology kits for kids, has acquired DIY Co., an operator of online educational services for kids and their families.
New Oriental Education & Technology Group, which calls itself the biggest provider of private educational services in China, says it plans to invest $220 million in ed-tech companies in its home nation.
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The company that brought hip-hop music to schools has tapped Din Heiman, an ed-tech industry veteran, as its first president.
British Education Secretary Damian Hinds says that private-sector companies need to help his government use ed-tech to transform teacher training, assessment, and school operations.
WhoYouKnow.org is a new resource from the Clayton Christensen Institute to help schools identify ed-tech that will connect students with ideas, opportunities, and expert advice from their communities, and the world.
North Carolina is providing iPads for every K-3 reading teacher in the state as part of its literacy program, Read to Achieve.
Language and literacy software solutions provider Imagine Learning and childcare management technology company Procare Software announced acquisitions.
Apple, which has lost market share in K-12 schools, has reached $1 trillion valuation, fueled by its success in the consumer market.