An Ohio district made adjustments after purchasing a mobile “fab lab” with high-tech equipment that required extensive teacher training.
Math teachers are more likely to seek out resources with evidence of alignment to the common core than are language arts teachers, a RAND report finds.
Digital writing solution provider Citelighter has raised a $2.1 million convertible note from a variety of investors, with the goal of improving its technology and building its sales.
Exclusive Education Week Research Center survey shows biggest demand for digital content coming from mid-sized and suburban districts with lower poverty rates.
Smartivity, a company based in India that develops arts, crafts, and science activity kits, raises $1 million, and Listen Current and Tabtor also raked in investment dollars.
The Small Business Innovation Research program, run through the Institute of Education Sciences, funds companies seeking to bring ed-tech products to commercial viability.
School officials and researchers are probing how much structure should be assigned to “maker spaces,” and their role in building students’ academic skills and engagement.
Teenagers who took an online makeup course after failing Algebra I had lower scores and grades than peers enrolled in face-to-face classes, according to an analysis by the American Institutes of Research.
Evergreen Consulting Group CEO John Watson, who has been analyzing blended learning trends for more than a decade, outlines the steps companies should take to succeed in this market.
Commercial vendors and nonprofits can apply for money to develop digital ed-tech products to build students’ conceptual math ability.