The lead researcher on the study advises education companies to handle negative posts gingerly, and not automatically hit “delete.”
The Springfield, Missouri, school system is looking for a vendor that can provide it with research and evaluation, and a Southern California agency needs after-school services.
Digital Promise plans to offer ed-tech product certifications, with the first category verifying whether a product is grounded in learning sciences research.
A new report looks at how the Every Student Succeeds Act’s mandate for evidence in school-turnaround strategies are playing out in five school districts.
The company buying AIR, Cambium Learning, is heavily invested in curriculum and software-as-a-service, and is owned by a private-equity firm, Veritas Capital.
A nonprofit is studying what factors are most often associated with successful implementation of education products.
Learning scientist Bror Saxberg says the best research from his discipline is often missing from educational products and the professional development that goes with them.
Even if an education company isn’t ready to do large-scale, rigorous research on its product, doing smaller-scale research on user experience can pay dividends, EdWeek Market Brief Managing Editor Sean Cavanagh explains.
The goal is to take studies that have shown high evidence of impact in one setting and see if those findings can be replicated under different circumstances.
Renaissance has acquired Early Learning Labs, while Nearpod will acquire Flocabulary and Instructure is purchasing MasteryConnect.