Curriculum is the top purchasing priority of 2018, a new, exclusive EdWeek Market Brief survey of K-12 district leaders suggests.
Washington state wants a digital badging system for continuing learning, and Elmhurst CUSD, Ill., seeks a data system to streamline its current platforms. Gallup-McKinley County Schools, N.M., is looking for an adaptive online reading and math intervention program.
Professional development, grant applications, strategic planning, and curriculum development top the priority list for district leaders seeking help from consultants, new survey shows.
States and districts want curriculum, PD, and assessment tools focused on social-emotional learning that can be woven into existing classes and help educators with different levels of knowledge.
Denver Public Schools seeks a staff recruitment program, and Liberty Public Schools, Mo. wants video software for automated and live interviews. California’s Desert Sands Unified School District is looking for an electronic forms submission system.
The big Canadian publisher Nelson has reached a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to distribute the American company’s materials across Canada.
State legislatures have placed a huge emphasis so far in 2017 on improving the PD and leadership skills of K-12 superintendents and principals.
There’s no magic ed-tech tool to improve education. Technology must work in combination with other strategies, including professional development.
School districts are looking for business simulation software for students, a reading software subscription service, and a learning program for interactive flat panels.
Effective PD can boost teachers’ understanding of links between assessment and effective instruction, a recent pilot study suggests.