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.
A growing number of commercial and nonprofit efforts are slowly emerging to create a shared set of expectations for vendors and school officials for judging the quality of products.
Ed-tech companies conducting research often miss critical steps in gathering information about their products’ effectiveness, and the experiences of teachers and students using them.
For companies submitting products for reviews, the gold standard is to get two rankings of five stars—one from Graphite’s staff of internal educator/reviewers, and the other from teachers who are using the tools in their classrooms and evaluating them.
Many pilots of ed-tech products occur too late for K-12 systems to make district-wide purchases of those products the next academic year. How can companies overcome that timing disconnect?