Amid Disruption, Publishers Shift Strategies in Higher Ed Market

Amid Disruption, Publishers Shift Strategies in Higher Ed Market

Disruption has been a key descriptive term for the higher education market in the United States for several years. The term continued to be apt in 2016 and remains viable as the market heads into 2017, according to Simba Information’s new College Course Materials Market Trends & Forecast 2016.


Is Spending for Classroom Hardware Short-Changing Materials Spending?

Is Spending for Classroom Hardware Short-Changing Materials Spending?

Given the limited budgetary resources of many public districts and schools, it has been speculated that increased spending for classroom hardware may be depressing spending on traditional instructional materials.


Easy Access and Equity Are Two Goals of States’ Professional Learning Hubs

Easy Access and Equity Are Two Goals of States’ Professional Learning Hubs

Vermont is one example of a state with a Professional Learning Network. Launched in 2013, it is a statewide system for professional learning related to two objectives: instructional leadership and Common Core implementation.


More Classroom Technology Prompts More Teacher Training

More Classroom Technology Prompts More Teacher Training

As more technology is made available for classroom use, school administrators have realized they need to provide teachers with training on how to use that technology and integrate it into their practice. More than 80% ...


Simba Information’s K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016

Simba Information’s K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016

Many factors influence whether or not a product introduced into the education market will be a success. In the most basic terms, the largest potential market for a product is the number of teachers and students who are potential users.

In K-12 Enrollment by Subject, School Year 2015-2016, Simba Information provides estimates on the number of K-12 students enrolled in courses in various subject areas. To generate the data, Simba drew on third-party sources and utilized an estimating method deve...