The United Arab Emirates is a relatively small country with a huge private school market, and a number of vendors are making their mark.
McGraw-Hill Education has tried to make a big shift into digital products and adaptive learning.
The content and publishing giant has a new executive leadership team to respond to demands in the K-12 marketplace.
The success of the program will hinge on the training of teachers and administrators, as well as its connections with existing systems, one nonprofit leader advises.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association profiles four states’ policies for acquiring digital instructional materials.
A Canadian investment company, Volaris, has acquired Edumate; also, Australian learning platform Moodle has raised $6 million.
The number of bids and RFPs from state and local governments for K-12 education has grown by 20 percent over the past year, according to an analysis by Onvia.
On multiple measures, educators rate Scholastic more positively than Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw Hill Education, and Pearson.
The Maryland education department is seeking blended learning courses for the state’s students in juvenile correctional facilities, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction wants a digital literacy curriculum. Philomath School District, Ore., seeks a contractor for a website redesign.
School districts are looking for business simulation software for students, a reading software subscription service, and a learning program for interactive flat panels.