A Texas district seeks a physical therapy consultant, while an Alabama district is purchasing web hosting services. A Virginia district is buying a research database.
The EdTech Genome Project is leading an inquiry into 10 variables that influence the outcome of an ed-tech product in K-12 schools, with the goal of measuring these factors.
Companies whose ed-tech products are based in learning sciences research can apply to Digital Promise for this certification.
The U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance “is not looking for any old proposal,” a major contractor told attendees of the recent ED Games Expo.
A survey by the Jefferson Education Exchange finds that more than 90 percent of teachers access research at least once a year, but they have mixed views of its value.
In designing products backed by research, K-12 vendors need to know where to focus their internal resources, and when to seek outside expertise.
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.