Digital Promise plans to offer ed-tech product certifications, with the first category verifying whether a product is grounded in learning sciences research.
Products emphasizing virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, reading, writing, social-emotional learning, classroom design, and other topics resonated with school district leaders.
District tech leaders on a panel at the ISTE ed-tech conference said vendors can do more to help them stave off their biggest threats.
After urging ed-tech vendors and districts to sign pledges to support “interoperability,” an advocacy group is asking entire states to make a similar commitment.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey examines where district decisionmakers go for product information. Do they turn to events, online searches, word-of-mouth recommendations from peers?
Even after many years of hitting the educational conference circuit, manning the booth gives startups a direct connection to product users.
This CEO says to take advantage of all the opportunities at conferences this season, including the type of socializing and networking found at SXSWedu.
ISTE and Project Unicorn today released a guide to give teachers and administrators direction and examples of how districts can make better decisions around selecting ed tech.
Mark Hurrie, a Boston-area principal, talked about his school’s approach to improve student well-being, a subject of many discussions at the SXSW EDU ed-tech conference.
One of the biggest challenges for educators is locating the ed-tech tool that fits their goals. Google for Education is stepping into this arena by developing a Chromebook App Hub.