Texas districts are seeking a learning management system and an array of computer devices and software; and the Kansas City schools want help with an extended-learning program.
The San Bernardino, Calif., school system is looking to buy a mobile device management platform, while the San Diego district has its eye on an analytics and data reporting tool.
The success of the program will hinge on the training of teachers and administrators, as well as its connections with existing systems, one nonprofit leader advises.
Districts in California, Washington state, and Massachusetts are looking for software platforms to help with a variety of administrative and academic functions.
The Colorado education department wants to purchase assessment and monitoring software for alternative schools. Cincinnati, Ohio schools are looking to partner with an app developer to create custom platforms, and the Warren County district in Tennessee wants web design services.
There’s a strong demand in the adult education market for small, “micro” doses of content that engage learners, and are connected to their job-training goals.
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagen Schools looks to buy an adaptive testing program, and the Calif. district is looking for system to manage iPads and MacBooks.
Startups can help schools mine education data to measure “fuzzy” traits and abilities, like enthusiasm, joy and teamwork.
Opportunities exist for new ed-tech companies, even amid the sea of educational technology on display at ISTE 2017.
The market around ed-tech tools being used by schools continues to grow, but there are limits to that growth, an analysis finds.