Education providers today look for classroom teachers and administrators who can help their businesses with product development, sales, and outreach to schools—not just professional development.
Companies that recognize teachers’ desire to go through professional development led by their own colleagues stand to gain in the market, an exclusive survey suggests.
Teachers in high-poverty schools tend to be less confident in their use of technology than their peers working in low-poverty and suburban areas, an exclusive survey by the Education Week Research Center reveals.
With ed-tech, schools shouldn’t have to choose between philosophies of segmentation and collaboration when dealing with differing student abilities.
Teachers see themselves as risk-takers when it comes to trying out technology, but a survey reveals their abilities to help use digital tools in daring ways is limited.
The ed-tech startup boom is being driven by former teachers. They know what is needed in the classroom and what works with students. They have also used both good and bad teaching tools in their classrooms.
Recent academic research, and information from a leading commercial provider, sheds light on the popularity of massive, open, online courses among educators.
The Next Generation Science Standards are placing new demands on content producers to recast their classroom resources, and rethink the PD they offer.
Two educators who are savvy users of learning technologies talk about the steps companies should take to work more effectively with teachers.
School leaders spoke about the promise of personalized learning, pivotal moments, and the importance of students developing skills to make presentations.