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.
Education companies can partner with educational entities to apply for federal funds aimed at boosting STEM and computer science education in K-12 schools.
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.
The former president told the crowd of education business leaders that the controversial federal law he championed was “one of the great pieces of civil rights legislation.”
The curriculum provider Open Up Resources will have its curriculum — which is created on an open license — distributed through Microsoft 365.
Twelve vendors were pre-approved to offer K-12 assessments in Virginia districts, and Fairfax County Public Schools, Va., chose a career and technical education assessment provider. Atlanta Public Schools selected two math blended learning solutions.
Parkway School District, Mo., wants a malware and virus detector, and Washington County Public Schools, Md., will buy digital textbooks in two math courses. Jersey City Public Schools seeks professional development for teachers using Google Classroom.
The big Canadian publisher Nelson has reached a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to distribute the American company’s materials across Canada.
The Injini program, which describes itself as Africa’s first ed-tech incubator, is trying to support businesses that can have a transformative effect on learning across the the continent.
Amazon will use its TenMarks brand to introduce an online writing curriculum built on the platform it has in place for math.