Startups can help schools mine education data to measure “fuzzy” traits and abilities, like enthusiasm, joy and teamwork.
Superintendent Scott Muri talks about how parents’ and students’ expectations for communication from districts have changed.
Access to high-quality science, technology, engineering and math programs, like coding, from a young age will improve female participation in the technology field.
Last week, a handful of ed-tech startups including digital framework developer Apptegy and BookNook, an instructional technology company. In addition, the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) announced its latest cohort.
School districts need an updated website design and a variety of information technology services.
In this week’s dealmaking news, the ed-tech sector saw a handful of acquisitions. Private equity firm Education Growth Partners acquired Apex Learning while Sylvan Learning purchased Citelighter, among other acquisitions.
Digital learning company EVERFI raised $190 million from investors including Bono; in addition, education game company Legends of Learning and early-childhood app provider Marco Polo Learning received investments.
In this week’s dealmaking news, India-based ed-tech startup BYJU’s raised $30 million from investors, and Raise.me, a social enterprise-focused company, has taken in $12 million.
Deep research and development helped startup Listenwise create a unique multiple choice, auto-graded quiz to assess listening skills.
Even the best teachers can be reluctant to use new technology in the classroom. Here are some ways to overcome that.