The U.S. Department of Education has awarded over 20 grants for small businesses to develop ed-tech products that the agency says have commercial promise.
The K-12 mobile device market is booming. A new report from market research firm FutureSource Consulting forecasts that shipments of laptops, tablets and Chromebooks to the U.S. education market could jump by 27 percent this year, the product of districts and private schools buying mobile devices in bulk for remote learning in a COVID-19 era.…
The Software and Information Industry Association is restructuring its education technology division and and moving away from in-person conferences.
A new survey of district IT leaders shows that most schools are hoping to use federal coronavirus relief funds to facilitate remote learning in the fall.
The World Bank-supported project offers a growing database of ed-tech platforms meant to help schools use technology more effectively.
An upskilling platform took in $32 million from Owl Ventures, and Create & Learn, a California company focused on K-12 STEM classes with real-world applications, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
More than 40 percent of school district tech leaders in a recent survey said they expect IT budgets to decrease next school year because of a financial downturn related to COVID-19.
Leaders of education companies feeling overwhelmed during the coronavirus need to take time to reset mentally, explains
Math and English teachers have found videoconferencing and document collaboration tools the most useful instructional options during COVID-19.
The region has a burgeoning ed-tech market, driven by demand for digital tools, workforce needs, and other factors, according to an analysis by HolonIQ.