Recent academic research, and information from a leading commercial provider, sheds light on the popularity of massive, open, online courses among educators.
States and districts are under mounting pressure from parents and policymakers to cut the number of tests students take, but also to make assessments more meaningful.
When Utah decided to provide more funds for technology in schools, the state first commissioned an inventory of every district’s ed-tech status, and anticipated needs.
Moving the needle on student achievement is an expectation more schools are sharing with their ed-tech partners. Here’s how Cleveland Metropolitan sets goals and monitors progress with data from companies.
The push for “interoperability” is forcing content providers to make important decisions—about which standards to adopt or ignore, how much time and money to devote to that work, and how to anticipate and adjust to shifting district demands.
Educators typically use early-warning systems to watch for signs that students are struggling in school and on the road to dropping out. Now the superintendent of the 101,000-student DeKalb County Schools in Georgia wants to use that approach in working with vendors.