Some states’ curricular materials adoption processes are rolling ahead despite the COVID pandemic, while others are being delayed.
While usage of most ed-tech products declined as schools closed and remote learning was being set up, 18 products made significant gains in one study. Here are the top 10.
The sudden influx of thousands of new users is squeezing some ed-tech nonprofits’ ability to deliver their services, prompting them to ask for more funding.
More than two-thirds of school district leaders say the standards remain important when buying English/language arts and math products, an Education Week Research Center survey finds.
The state of Kansas is looking for a statewide student assessment system, while Delaware needs professional learning on the science of reading, and an education purchasing cooperative in New York state is looking for an electronic form and workflow system.
The Clayton County district in Georgia is looking for book jobber services from qualified firms. Delaware’s Department of Education needs PD services for teachers, while the St. Louis Board of Education is looking for instructional materials and training in mathematics for grades 3-8.
Vendors are falling short in not designing academic resources that prepare students for the job market in creative ways, a California superintendent says.
Deloitte named its 500 fastest-growing tech companies in North America. Thirty-nine of them touch the world of education in ways big or small.
Too many curriculum materials attempt to align to academic standards but fail to address the depth of their content, say administrators from the Cherry Hill Public School District.
The U.S.-based virtual reality company zSpace has made inroads in China through a combination of careful planning and the use of strategic sales channels.