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.
Twenty-one percent of U.S. workers say they’ve had to improve their skills recently to account for automation on the job — and the numbers are higher for workers in China and India.
Silver McDonald, the general manager of LEGO Education North America, says students need products that will teach them about collaboration, innovation, and coding to develop skills for careers of the future.