A district in Texas is looking for districtwide consulting services, while a school system in Wisconsin is buying an online world-languages curriculum.
Achieve3000’s efforts during the pandemic offer a window into how education businesses have overhauled support for teachers to suit virtual environments.
The new executive director of the organization representing state ed-tech directors says teachers will need myriad forms of support as schools return more fully to face-to-face instruction.
Khan Academy educational videos have long been a staple of student learning away from school, but it is now ramping up its efforts to work directly with school systems.
Even as internet access for students away from school has increased, many lack the robust connectivity to upload content and do other bandwidth-intensive work, a survey by the Consortium for School Networking finds.
As students in many states return in person to classrooms, executives of education technology companies say they are dealing with a market that has been altered in a number of key ways.
The GSV EdTech 150, compiled by a prominent investment firm, is meant to capture the world’s “most transformational growth companies in digital learning.”
The Federal Communications Commission has finalized rules for a new $7 billion remote learning fund with big implications for school districts and ed-tech vendors.
School districts would not be eligible to spend their portion of a $7 billion emergency connectivity fund on smartphones, in a draft order put forward by the Federal Communications Commission.
Dwayne Alton, the tech director of the Lee County Schools in Florida, breaks down how his district has overhauled and streamlined its technology infrastructure, and how it expects vendors to contribute.