Byndr, a mobile learning management platform with offices in India and the United States, has raised $700,000 in seed funding, and the Volaris Group, has acquired the Alpha School System, an Australian provider of school information systems.
Teachers believe science instruction can be improved by integrating the subject with other academic areas, and encouraging in-depth, independent learning, a report by the NewSchools Venture Fund says.
Experts see the potential for states to fashion daring new testing models in a variety of areas, including science, arts, and competency-, performance-, and portfolio-based assessments.
Identifying the right company in a foreign market to represent and distribute your company’s products can be the difference between failure and success.
Exclusive Education Week Research Center survey shows biggest demand for digital content coming from mid-sized and suburban districts with lower poverty rates.
KickUp, a Philadelphia company focused on professional learning, raises $1.54 Million in a seed round; and the educational network EduRev, based in India, lures Pre- Series A money.
The state needs an organization to conduct a detailed study of school and district course offerings, and the Buffalo, N.Y., system wants help building its blended learning programs.
The Next Generation Science Standards are placing new demands on content producers to recast their classroom resources, and rethink the PD they offer.
School officials and researchers are probing how much structure should be assigned to “maker spaces,” and their role in building students’ academic skills and engagement.
For companies submitting products for reviews, the gold standard is to get two rankings of five stars—one from Graphite’s staff of internal educator/reviewers, and the other from teachers who are using the tools in their classrooms and evaluating them.