The Role of Technology in Schools of the Future

The Role of Technology in Schools of the Future

In personalized education--where each student works on unique problems and projects, tackles new subjects at his or her own pace, and moves forward only when reaching competency--goes hand-in-hand with technology.


Education Technology Acquisitions Continue as 2017 Turns to 2018

Education Technology Acquisitions Continue as 2017 Turns to 2018

Private equity companies were big players in the educational technology market in 2017 as they continued to be flush with cash in a generally good economy where interest rates remained low.


Companies Looking to Grow Tell Their Stories

Companies Looking to Grow Tell Their Stories

December marks the holiday season and a time when companies looking to enter or grow in the educational resources market tell their stories and solicit funding, partners and wisdom.


Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Partnering for OER and Improving Math Skills

Math technology curriculum and services provider Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in November partnered with open educational resources provider OpenStax (Houston) to provide a single, affordable learning solution for developmental math.


Are Schools Ready for Digital Learning?

Schools have put in place much of the infrastructure they need as they move toward digital learning environments, but work remains to be done.


Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Trends in the World Languages Instructional Materials Market

Instructional materials for high school world language learning represent a $150 million dollar market opportunity, according to EMC school, a major instructional materials market competitor.


Trump Targets Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

Trump  Targets Expanding Access to Computer Science Education

The new initiative comes amid continued calls from technology companies for more skills training and reformed worker visas to fill high-demand technology and engineering roles and technology company executives generally reacted positively.


More Schools Ready for Digital Learning as Connectivity Increases

More Schools Ready for Digital Learning as Connectivity Increases

Evan Marwell, founder and CEO of EducationSuperHighway, told Simba's newsletter, Electronic Education Report, that a rising percentage of school districts ready for digital learning, from 30% in 2013 to 94% now, is unlocking opportunities for teachers to expand educational resources.


LEGO Expands Education Resources for New School Year

LEGO Expands Education Resources for New School Year

Created by educators for educators, LEGO Education lesson plans are filtered by duration, difficulty, subject, grade level, and product.


Apple's iPad is Most Popular Tablet in Schools

Apple's iPad is Most Popular Tablet in Schools

Citing data from NPD, Apple said the iPad had a 55% share of the U.S. tablet market, up from a 46% share one year ago. Also, the company produced eight of the 10 best-selling tablets.