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.
Many district leaders are pessimistic about their budgets over the coming year, but there are differences across regions of the United States.
Dallas wants a teacher evaluation system redesign. A Colorado district is looking for substitute management software, and a Louisiana district is seeking academic intervention and supplemental science software.
Washington State wants to develop a tracking and evaluation system for its “Grow Your Own” educator program. Dallas wants a case management system for special education and IEP data, and Charleston County School District, S.C., seeks an applicant tracking system for recruitment and hiring.