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.
As sales of chair/desk combos slow, we look at what is likely to take their place in classrooms across the U.S.
Urban and non-urban school districts differ in their policies for setting goals for social-emotional learning, a RAND Corporation study found.
Officials from Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning, and the company, Catapult Learning, say their arrangement could serve as a model for public-private partnerships.
The Howard County, Md., districts is looking for vendor to evaluate various K-12 programs, and a Phoenix-area K-12 system wants textbooks across subjects.
Applying “computational psychometrics” to efforts to personalize learning can help ed-tech companies create better products to meet student and teacher needs, says Alina von Davier.
The What Works Clearinghouse will be updating information about costs for interventions it has evaluated, said Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences.