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.
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.