A pair of big Maryland districts are planning on making major curriculum purchases, while a New Jersey district is looking for an online instructional system to help students.
Utah is looking for a curriculum review app. A Texas district needs a special education curriculum, while a New Jersey district seeks PD for middle school teachers.
A Maryland district needs English and math materials, a Wisconsin district needs science materials, and Albuquerque needs language proficiency assessments.
South Carolina state officials want a vendor to help review an early-childhood program, and the Atlanta district is looking for a visitor-management platform.
A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
LearnZillion will use an “open” educational resource curriculum developed by Illustrative Mathematics, which is also making its academic materials available to other commercial players.
Renaissance CEO Daniel Hamburger will be replaced by Chris Bauleke, the former top executive at digital learning provider myON.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Jack Lynch argues that effective curriculum is “less about iTunes playlists” and more akin to “a movie, with each scene building on a previous scene,” coherently.
Kentucky wants an exam covering English, reading, math, and science for grades 10-11, and Howard County Schools, Md., are looking for a mass notification system. Idaho has renewed its contract with Istation for K-3 reading tests.
The largest school district in Maryland wants new instructional materials for grades K-8, and Detroit schools are looking to purchase Next Generation Science Standards-aligned hands-on science kits. Olathe USD, Kansas, purchased CISCO network equipment.