The companies that swarmed the ASU+GSV summit were anticipating enormous challenges in trying to help districts work through their staffing crises.
The SXSWedu conference offered a preview of how big in-person gatherings will play out, as COVID restrictions lift and education companies seek out networking opportunities.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey reveals that district leaders are open to having their employees engage in many in-person events by the fall, though their attitudes vary by region of the country.
With the cancellation of sprawling, in-person conferences because of the coronavirus, vendors are turning to fast-paced, interactive virtual events that allow for engaging discussions.
Many education organizations are scrambling to organize virtual events. A company founder offers tips based on her experience having to get one of those forums up and running quickly.
K-12 school district leaders discuss issues unique to early childhood education and how to address remote instruction, learning loss, parent training and social-emotional learning amid the pandemic.
The popular event, originally scheduled to begin later this month, will be postponed until Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
The Education Technology Joint Powers Authority, in operation for only a year, has attracted widespread interest from school districts and vendors alike.
An ed-tech administrator offers insights about the kind of support districts need from companies, and how K-12 officials share information about products via social media.
Digital Promise plans to offer ed-tech product certifications, with the first category verifying whether a product is grounded in learning sciences research.