The CEO of a digital learning games company talks about her efforts to build a system that creates better data and a common vocabulary to measure the effectiveness of games.
LearnZillion, an American curriculum provider is working with the Lemann Foundation and a Brazilian platform called Nova Escola to provide lessons aligned to the academic standards of the South American country.
California district seeks digital notification system and Nashville pursues online credit recovery.
A new emphasis on English conversation skills in Japan is creating space for new products that help teachers and students improve their language skills.
A new survey from the International Literacy Association finds that what many teachers regard as “hot” in national conversations about literacy isn’t what they think is most important.
Past and present members of the International Literacy Association, most of whom were teachers or literacy/instructional coaches, and other teachers, academics, government workers and literacy professionals were asked to rate a set of 17 topics related to literacy on how “hot” and how “important” the topics are in their communities and in their countries.
Ohio’s third biggest district is looking to hire public affairs consultants, while an Oklahoma district is looking for special education services.
A school system in Riverside, Calif., says it needs help from vendors with ideas on how to shift away from traditional academic scheduling and goal-setting, and Charleston County, S.C., wants help managing projects and information systems.
The Department of Defense’s school system offers big opportunities for vendors who can navigate the system. A top DOD procurement official explains what companies need to know.
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.
One school district’s purchase of a new LMS includes on-site demonstrations, a look at future company plans, and collaboration with other districts.