The Aurora Institute identified several initiatives that national policymakers can take to close the homework gap as remote learning continues to be prominent in the K-12 space.
Accelerate Learning, developer of a STEM learning suite, has acquired the digital math curriculum and tutoring platform Study Edge.
Digital instruction and assessment has grown over 20 percent during the pandemic, and the market is expected to climb over the next few years.
The keys to making a 1-to-1 program work go well beyond simply managing the devices, says Dewayne McClary, director of Digital Promise’s League of Innovative Schools.
President Biden signed into law a measure that tasks the federal government with conducting a K-12 cyber threat assessment, and with providing suggestions for school districts on how to counter those risks.
Nearpod, Newsela, Pear Deck, Google, and BrainPOP are among the companies that are backing resources to promote responsible tech use among students.
Teachers’ training on the use of communication platforms was widespread over the past year, and teachers of math generally engaged in less tech-focused professional support, according to a new global survey.
Quarantines will remain a reality throughout the school year in many parts of the country, as the Delta variant persists. For education businesses, it’s another opportunity to prove their value.
India-based education giant Byju’s has acquired K-12 coding platform Tynker, and Blackboard has merged with higher-ed solutions company Anthology.
Eight companies joined HolonIQ’s list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark.