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% ...


GlassLab

GlassLab

Featured Ed Tech Startup

In a financial sense, GlassLab is not a traditional startup. It’s a non-profit that is transforming learning and assessment practices through digital games and technology. In 2012, the year GlassLab launched, it received $10 million in funding from Electronic Arts, the Entertainment Software Association, and the MacArthur and Gates foundations. In June 2014, the company was chosen to join Pearson’s ed tech accelerator program Catalyst, where startups are chosen based o...


Featured Ed Tech Startup

Featured Ed Tech Startup

Every quarter, Simba looks at several startups in depth, providing updates on new product launches and financing rounds completed. You can find these companies in the Simba report Ed Tech Startup Quaterly Dashboard. Every week Simba will focus on one of these tech companies carving out a niche in the education technology market.

Zaption

Tapping into the need for compelling video content is Zaption, a publishing platform founded in 2012 by father and son team Charlie and Jim Stigler. The publ...


New Math Report

New Math Report

Schools have debated the best ways to instruct students in mathematics for decades. With the move to more rigorous standards and the growing acceptance of digital programs, Simba Information initiated research on the use of mathematics instructional materials during the 2015-2016 school year.

K-12 Mathematics Market Report 2016 looks at current trends in the elementary and secondary school mathematics market including what products are used most widely and the selection criteria educators use ...


Every Student Succeeds Act

Every Student Succeeds Act

When President Obama on Dec. 10 signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act, it was only the first in a rapid progression of events that could herald changes in 2016 facing the U.S. public schools and the $8.56 billion instructional materials industry that serves the school market. The president was also expected to sign the federal education spending bill that would increase funds for educational programs, the Education Department released the latest edition of its National Educational Techn...


Back to the Future: ESSA Becomes Law

President Obama on Dec. 10 signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act, reauthorizing the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act and marking the first revision of ESEA since 2002 when the No Child Left Behind Act was signed into law.

The new law returns more control to the states and local school boards for setting educational policy, identifying and determining corrective actions for struggling schools, and measurement metrics for evaluating teachers.

This shift in power—and ...


American Education Week

American Education Week

During American Education Week, your students deserve the best let Simba help you navigate the educational technology segment with the Ed Tech Startup Dashboard reports that will help you make the grade when it comes to technology in the classroom.

The third quarter edition of Ed Tech Startup Quarterly Dashboard examines the education technology startup market. Despite education budgets around the U.S. feeling the pinch, the education sector continues to increase its investment in technology r...


New! Ed Tech Startup Dashboard Q3 2015

New! Ed Tech Startup Dashboard Q3 2015

The third quarter edition of Ed Tech Startup Quarterly Dashboard examines the education technology startup market. Despite education budgets around the U.S. feeling the pinch, the education sector continues to increase its investment in technology related to learning. Ed tech funding in the third quarter jumped significantly with several notable startups taking away a sizable investment. Learn more here http://www.simbainformation.com/Ed-Tech-Startup-9334268/

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Market Opportunities for PreK Instructional Materials 2015-2016

Market Opportunities for PreK Instructional Materials 2015-2016

Market Opportunities for PreK Instructional Materials 2015-2016 examines the early childhood education market and the potential for sales of instructional materials into this segment. The report focuses on children who are enrolled in Head Start, state- and locally funded public PreK classrooms, and private childcare centers. Primary attention is paid to the core market of 4-year-olds. http://www.simbainformation.com/Opportunities-PreK-Instructional-9316503/


Public School Enrollment on the Rise

Public School Enrollment on the Rise

Enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools has trended upward, increasing 26% from 39.4 million students in 1985 to 49.8 million students in 2012. Birth rates and immigration are the major factors driving the increase. Another contributing factor was the expansion in prekindergarten enrollment from approximately 200,000 students in 1985 to 1.4 million in 2013.

Public elementary and secondary school enrollment is projected to increase...Read more about this in the new Publishing for ...