Educators in the United States and abroad judged 395 ed-tech products, narrowing the field to 157 finalists. In May, 28 winners will be announced.
Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, real-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.
New market research documents the shift from print to digital instructional materials in K-12 over the past few years, a trend expected to continue.
Deborah S. Delisle, a top official at the U.S. Department of Education, said amid a growing anti-testing backlash, state and local officials need to evaluate how their assessments are used.
Denmark’s WriteReader, an app that enables children to create digital books as they learn how to read, will be expanding into the U.S. market.
Digital resources that teach and measure “higher-order” competencies like critical thinking and problem solving, and character qualities like grit and adaptability, are in short supply.
Higher education learners rely on their mobile devices to study, and 77 percent report getting better grades as a result, according to new research.
An alleged effort by New Jersey officials to monitor whether students were sharing information about common-core exams through social media has stirred controversy.
Whether it’s about student-data-privacy concerns or diversity among developers of ed-tech products, experts say schools have the power to change how businesses operate.
Schools are not doing enough to use popular music to engage students in various academic classes, a leader from the Berklee College of Music argues.