An examination of a database housing more than 76,000 academic journals reveals the most heavily studied topics in science and math education, providing valuable context for companies.
Can one contract meet all the needs of school districts and their ed-tech providers? That’s the premise behind a new contract launched by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation and several districts.
Over the years, LearnLaunch’s Across Boundaries conference has engendered conversations on everything from STEM learning to augmented reality. The 2017 conference in Boston is coming up.
When technology and curriculum leaders collaborate closely, as they do in the Sunnyside school district, they present a united front that companies must understand in order to meet a district’s needs,
U.S. students performance on different math topics, such as geometry, algebra, and number theory varied widely according to the latest results of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, a prominent international exam.
Officials in Olympia are seeking contractors to help produce state science assessments scheduled to roll out in 2018. In Georgia, a school district is looking to upgrade its 1-to-1 program with new devices for students.
The district that serves Iowa’s capital city has established a task force to pick new textbooks for its elementary school science curriculum. A New Jersey district is in the market for laptops and desktops.
Despite grassroots resistance from some politicians and parents, the common-core standards are heavily influencing K-12 buying decisions, as are the Next-Gen Science Standards, a survey finds.
Seven states recently took part in a major, extended-length online professional development course for teachers. The results dispel the notion that long-term online PD doesn’t work — and the findings have potentially big implications for schools and vendors.
Atlanta’s district has issued an RFQ focused on a range of STEM products, and the Pittsburgh district needs PD for an unusual audience: school board members.