A academic scholar who trains future K-12 educators offers advice to vendors on how they can design products and professional development to address teachers’ tech needs and fears.
Seven states recently took part in a major, extended-length online professional development course for teachers. The results dispel the notion that long-term online PD doesn’t work — and the findings have potentially big implications for schools and vendors.
Ken Koedinger, a professor of human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University, talks about the challenges facing developers of adaptive-learning products.
What happens when schools realize that much of the digital content they’re paying for has been underutilized—or untouched—in classrooms?
Russell “Rusty” Greiff, the managing director of education ventures at the incubator and seed fund 1776, outlines how to make a smart ‘pivot’ to a new business model.
Dozens of states have approved or considered legislation toughening students-data privacy laws, and those policies are likely to have an effect on the strategic decisions and product development of ed-tech providers.
Ed-tech businesses interested in opportunities within the U.K. should not be deterred by the recent Brexit vote, says Ian Fordham, CEO of Edtech UK.
Education company leaders should put a high priority on analytics skills, communication competence, and education smarts when looking for an in-house data scientist.
A new analysis reveals what K-12 superintendents want, and don’t want, from ed-tech providers, in terms of support, building trust with the district, and delivering high-quality produts.
If you’re an ed-tech startup, when school is out for the summer usage of your product may dramatically slump. Use creative methods to keep educators interested in your product over the break.