Amazon Inspire’s launch late this summer will benefit teachers with free lesson plans and materials, but what does it mean for ed tech when it centralizes software, too?
EngageNY, the online resource created by the state of New York, has been downloaded an estimate 45 milion times, and it now draws more than 18,000 daily users.
A pair of state officials talk about how the federal Go Open campaign has changed what they’re demanding from content providers.
The acquisition of OpenEd is billed as giving the testing organization greater ability to tailor academic content to students’ needs, based on assessment of their abilities.
As schools’ interest in open education resources grows, Knovation—a company that has been curating free educational content from the web since 1999—is building more partnerships.
Schools will be able to upload, manage, share, and discover open education resources on the plaftform when it is released in the next quarter.
In an exclusive survey of school district leaders, nearly half reported they are dissatisfied with current educational content offered by commercial providers.
Matthew Henshaw of the Spokane, Wash., district says open resources are filling some curriculum gaps, but they are “not the answer for all our needs.”
PanOpen, one of a number of providers of commercial and nonprofit platforms meant to enhance and curate “open educational resources,” is now eyeing the K-12 market.
The sweeping new federal education law could have big implications for state and local spending on school interventions, tutoring, classroom technology, academic content, and other priorities.