Robots Coming to Classrooms to Engage Young Students

Robots Coming to Classrooms to Engage Young Students

Companies are offering, and schools are considering, more options for using robots in primary education as research indicates children are capable of STEM learning at an early age.


Pushing out Walls and Shunning Desks for New Ways of Learning

Pushing out Walls and Shunning Desks for New Ways of Learning

Schools of the future typically include plenty of open spaces, including learning commons, makerspaces and wide hallways to encourage collaboration.


More Funding for Schools but Target is Broader than Instruction

More Funding for Schools but Target is Broader than Instruction

Larger allocations to the Department of Education are a positive for the companies that provide goods and services to schools, although growing emphasis on issues like school safety diverts funds that might otherwise be used to support instruction in the classroom.


Technology Giants Offer New Options to Schools

Technology Giants Offer New Options to Schools

Some of the largest technology companies in the U.S. in April are touting new products and partnerships as they compete to supply technology to K-12 classrooms.

  • by Dan Strempel
  • March 27 2018


E-Books an Emerging Market for Scholarly and Professional Publishers

E-Books an Emerging Market for Scholarly and Professional Publishers

While most scholarly and professional publishers have adopted strategies to find new growth in emerging markets, e-books are one space where the focus is on North America.


Renaissance Acquires myON Digital Literacy Platform

Renaissance Acquires myON Digital Literacy Platform

Renaissance in March acquired myON, adding more digital options to the company’s literacy solutions. The intent is to pair myON’s digital content library and literacy tools with Renaissance’s reading practice and assessment offerings to deliver a comprehensive suite of reading solutions to educators and students.


Selling K-12 Social Studies

Selling K-12 Social Studies

Simba Information’s "2017 National Instructional Materials Adoption Scorecard and 2018 Outlook" is the most recent addition to the Simba Knowledge Center.


Reducing the Cost of College Course Materials

Reducing the Cost of College Course Materials

Higher education publishers and distributors are ramping up their efforts to change the way college students acquire and access course materials, increasingly with the support of institutions and faculty.


New Opportunities for Science Resource Providers

As schools adopt the Next Generation Science Standards and broaden science instruction in the classroom to STEM, there is growing educator interest in acquiring new resources to meet changing needs


What's Driving College Course Materials in 2018 & Beyond?

Several forces are at work in the U.S. market for higher education instructional materials, which Simba Information believes likely will have a long-term impact on the role of course materials in colleges and universities in the coming years.