Even as internet access for students away from school has increased, many lack the robust connectivity to upload content and do other bandwidth-intensive work, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking finds.
Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.
There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox.
Businesses in the education market face new and unfamiliar obstacles in delivering product support and professional development that spans remote, hybrid, and in-person learning environments.
A New Mexico district is looking to procure special education services, and a district in Mississippi is looking for IEP writing software.
Business leaders last week sounded the alarm that COVID-19 is causing significant learning losses, particularly in early literacy, and laid out a set of recommendations for how policymakers should tackle the issue.
A district in Minnesota is looking for mathematics resources, and a district in Virginia is seeking a universal screening and predictive assessment tool.
A district in Idaho is looking to buy a reading intervention program, and a district in New York seeks to purchase family and consumer sciences textbooks.
Teaching Strategies, a major early childhood education provider, has snapped up organizations focused on SEL and literacy, while Renaissance acquired an early literacy company of its own.
The pandemic has fueled demand for academic lessons outside of core curriculum, as districts seek flexibility and digital materials that engage students.