An exclusive survey of 400 school district leaders rates their purchasing experiences with four big technology companies: Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
Stanford University’s Candace Thille says education companies can design products that capitalize on learning science in order to create personalized learning environments.
Companies should allow for single-classroom purchases, provide on-demand PD, and respond quickly to pilot feedback, say instructional coaches.
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An exclusive survey of 600 teachers finds they are more interested in keeping a product after a successful ed-tech pilot ends than in getting paid for testing the tool.
Exclusive survey of 200 K-12 district leaders finds that they see preparing educators, cost, and tech needs are big barriers to developing personalized learning programs.
Many education business make mistakes that could have been avoided in choosing advisory boards, which can play critical roles in product development, strategy, and understanding the market.
Deep research and development helped startup Listenwise create a unique multiple choice, auto-graded quiz to assess listening skills.
Faster testing of the effectiveness of ed-tech products can help education companies make better decisions about how to re-shape their products to meet schools’ needs.
District officials have very different views of the importance of judging products by their research base — depending on whether the potential purchase is an academic intervention, learning game, or ELL-focused products.