Officials from Oregon’s Center on Teaching and Learning, and the company, Catapult Learning, say their arrangement could serve as a model for public-private partnerships.
The Iowa City, Iowa-based nonprofit has made its latest in a string of acquisitions and investments, snapping up Knovation, a company focused on content curation.
K-12 companies can take a variety of steps to make sure their products meet the needs of students with disabilities and satisfy K-12 districts and federal law.
Both established companies and startups can help themselves in pilot tests by providing cost estimates, offering excellent technical support, and building buy-in across a district.
Applying “computational psychometrics” to efforts to personalize learning can help ed-tech companies create better products to meet student and teacher needs, says Alina von Davier.
This 22,000-member organization of teachers and “lead learners” is looking for ways to bridge the gap between educators and K-12 companies.
Bestselling author Daniel H. Pink brings his sales research and expertise to the challenges of selling products in the K-12 market.
Educators often seek out vendor-provided data to learn about ed-tech tools, but they are unlikely to trust research vendors provide, a new study finds.
One of the biggest lessons learned is to involve the end user from the beginning of the process, asking educators the key questions they need the data to answer.
Ed-tech providers and educators need to be able to answer three basic questions to prove that an ed-tech product works, a panel agreed.