The use of learning management and communications tools, and virtual curriculum, have soared since the coronavirus forced lessons to go online.
A New Jersey district is buying a behavior and discipline referral platform, and the Ogden, Utah, school system is looking to purchase a variety of products in literacy, student engagement, and other areas.
The disruptions caused by the pandemic are fueling interest in out-of-school programs including in curriculum, technology, and social-emotional supports.
A district in Johnson City, Tenn. and another in Clarke County, Ga. are seeking online learning curriculum and courseware, while the Montgomery County, Md. schools need art tools and supplies.
Math and English teachers have found videoconferencing and document collaboration tools the most useful instructional options during COVID-19.
Large districts in Texas and New Mexico are seeking a library catalog, curricular supplies, and legal counsel for special education.
The shift to remote learning could offer new opportunities for teachers to innovate and draw out the best student work, says the former president of a national math teachers association.
The Omaha, Neb. district is seeking literacy materials, while a district in Washington Township, N.J. wants online assessment and instruction.
Some states’ curricular materials adoption processes are rolling ahead despite the COVID pandemic, while others are being delayed.
An EdWeek Market Brief survey of district administrators and teachers reveals a demand for curriculum to help with students’ anticipated learning loss from coronavirus disruptions.