Districts’ use of emergency federal funding depends in part on what their technology landscape was like, pre-pandemic, says Kimberly Glass, president of a national association of federal aid administrators.
Leaders of education companies can use meaningful weekend routines to disconnect from work and prepare mentally for the time ahead, writes CEO Sara Potler LaHayne.
The coronavirus has forced a number of assessment providers to place new emphasis on non-testing product lines.
The CEO of Spiral, an interactive learning platform that was recently snapped up by Discovery Education, talks about the key factors companies need to weigh before they agree to an acquisition.
Districts’ appetite for virtual events, and companies’ new reliance on online sales and outreach, is reshaping how business gets done in education.
A N.J. district seeks professional development services to create reading and writing workshops, while Baltimore County, Md. schools are interested in learning more about trip tracking systems.
Marlo Gaddis, the chief technology officer for North Carolina’s largest district, says systems like hers are looking for streamlined, simple technology during the coronavirus.
Digital collaboration and online privacy tools are critical in driving K-12 innovation, including during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, says an organization representing district technology officers.
It’s not unusual for companies to hear requests from districts that the company thinks are misguided. What’s the best response?
Curriculum has to be implemented with fidelity, and only strong professional development will accomplish that, says Nakia Hardy, the deputy superintendent of the Durham, N.C., schools.