Applying “computational psychometrics” to efforts to personalize learning can help ed-tech companies create better products to meet student and teacher needs, says Alina von Davier.
Professional development tops administrators’ wish lists for spending federal Title IV grant money, but college- and career-readiness and social emotional learning are also big needs.
The state of Indiana needs survey design and implementation services, while Philadelphia is in the market for a proven SEL curriculum and Sacramento wants an LMS for professional development.
Many districts are likely to use a new infusion of federal Title IV money to enhance existing programs, predicts David DeSchryver of Whiteboard Advisors.
A school district in Tacoma, Wash., is looking for a social-emotional health curriculum for grades K-5, and the state of Delaware has selected eight vendors to provide materials aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
On March 22 at 2 p.m. EST, EdWeek Market Brief will host a webinar on what companies and others need to know about school districts’ demands for social-emotional learning products and services.
Three students from Hong Kong demonstrate what a new study shows: students enjoy self-directed learning with the support of a teacher.
Fort Bend ISD, Tex., seeks a college and career planning system for middle and high school students, and Buffalo Public Schools wants a screening tool for gifted and talented programs. Waco Independent School District, Tex., seeks an online system to manage academic and behavioral interventions.
An expert in early childhood and technology talks about what’s missing in the learning apps he sees, and how ed-tech providers can help preschool educators use digital tools more effectively.
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.