The federal agency has released new guidance for evaluating ed-tech tools — a move that speaks to the uncertainty among districts and vendors about standards under the law.
The assessment provider says changes to the teacher-preparation exam can open doors to more aspiring educators, though critics worry about reinforcing biases and barriers to entry.
The Premium Value of Research to School Districts, and Education Companies
The Director of Penn's Ed-Tech Accelerator Program Sees Growing Demands on Vendors to Prove Their Value
The executive director of an ed-tech accelerator at the University of Pennsylvania sees a growing demand from districts for research that backs up products.
A new analysis by CALDER finds that districts are struggling to implement ambitious plans focused on academic recovery from the pandemic.
The mapping tool aims to help researchers identify similar projects so that they can work together, avoid duplicative efforts, and bridge gaps across the field.
Superintendents are looking for tools or technology that help them make better use of data, according to a new survey from the Data Quality Campaign.
Interim testing will be the focus of new product reviews by EdReports and the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment.
Message to Companies: Stop Developing Ed-Tech Products for ‘One Classroom, One Teacher’
The Leader of a School of Education Is Pushing for a New Instructional Model
The dean of Arizona State University’s teacher college talks about a new model for instructional being taken up by districts, and how ed-tech providers can support classrooms.
Districts Have Rushed to Buy Tutoring Programs. Is Their Evidence Base Keeping Up?
Companies Are Under Pressure to Show the Research Behind Their Strategies
At a moment when many districts are investing in expansive tutoring efforts, companies are under rising pressure to prove their programs’ effectiveness.
How Can Social-Emotional Learning Be Woven Into the School Day?
Researchers and Product Providers Offer Practical Tips on What the Integration of SEL Looks Like
Researchers and SEL providers break down models for integrating those lessons into subjects like science, math, social studies, and language arts.