Educators increasingly want features in an LMS system that allow them to be teachers and learners, and to access PD resources, says Schoology’s Kelly Ady.
The Miami-Dade district is seeking professional development services, while Franklin, N.J. schools need interpretation services for a special education program, and the Granite, Utah district wants consultants for food services.
A regional education service agency in Texas seeks online career guidance, and Delaware is vetting educational consultants. In Georgia, a new STEM high school is being built.
Many districts are likely to use a new infusion of federal Title IV money to enhance existing programs, predicts David DeSchryver of Whiteboard Advisors.
K-12 education leaders say the products they purchase sometimes don’t live up to the sales hype. Here’s how to manage expectations and avoid miscommunication.
A program run by the State Educational Technology Directors Association introduces companies to state ed-tech leaders to offer insights into the K-12 market.
Houston schools are seeking an SEL curriculum aligned to CASEL standards, and Mission Consolidated Independent School District, Calif., wants a reading screener and intervention program for pre-K-8. Baltimore schools chose two vendors to provide literacy professional development.
Districts’ interest in helping students with social-emotional learning has surged. An EdWeek Market Brief survey looks at K-12 leaders’ biggest questions about implementing SEL teaching and learning strategies.
Asked to rate eight characteristics of PD programs, 500 district leaders we surveyed were most likely to prefer training that is personalized for individual educators.
Massachusetts is looking for a platform to prepare qualified early childhood teachers, and Florida’s Seminole County district wants a web content filtering system. In California, Cajon Valley schools chose a vendor to install multimedia displays.