K-12 media and tech overtook professional learning services as the education market segment with the highest activity, as acquisitions totaled nearly $20 billion in the first half of 2021.
Revenues for prekindergarten through grade K-12 instructional materials reached $61.4 million in March, up 82 percent over a year ago.
The EdTech Genome Project aims to give districts more accurate, granular comparisons of what ed-tech products work in what kinds of schools.
Spending on artificial intelligence in education will rise from $800 million to $6.1 billion over the next four years, according to projections from HolonIQ.
A new product certification created by Digital Promise gives companies the chance to prove that their product design features, tools, and support can be adapted to meet students’ myriad needs.
Digital Promise announced that 22 more products qualified for its Research-Based Product Design certification, which signals to educators and parents that products meet certain quality criteria.
In this new instructional environment caused by the coronavirus outbreak, educators are worried about screen time, the digital divide and more.
As the COVID-19 fallout continues in K-12, the U.S. Department of Education is looking for what products and practices work for learning at home.
Companies whose ed-tech products are based in learning sciences research can apply to Digital Promise for this certification.
North America accounted for 52 percent of the $4.2 billion school furniture market in 2018, according to a report from Grand View Research.