Waterford Will Expand Kindergarten Readiness in Five States

Waterford Will Expand Kindergarten Readiness in Five States

The Waterford Institute has been awarded a five-year, $14.2 million grant to launch Waterford UPSTART pilot programs in Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Idaho, and Montana, affording children in each of these states complimentary access to the Institute’s kindergarten readiness program.


Cambium Learning Joins Move to Private Equity

Cambium Learning Joins Move to Private Equity

Cambium Learning Group is being sold to private equity Veritas Capital, with holders of Cambium common stock entitled to receive $14.50 in cash per share at the expected closing of the deal in fourth quarter 2018 or first quarter 2019.


Digital Media Captures 56.6% Share of PreK-12 Instructional Materials in 2017

Digital Media Captures 56.6% Share of PreK-12 Instructional Materials in 2017

Because of the inroads made by digital materials, the old way of doing business—having the large textbook publishers make their moves in major adoptions, followed by supplemental publishers coming in to fill in specific gaps—has given way.


K12 Inc. Investments Point to Interest in Digital Learning and Workforce Readiness

K12 Inc. Investments Point to Interest in Digital Learning and Workforce Readiness

K12 Inc., manager of virtual schools and provider of online learning resources, in August made a $9 million investment in STEM Premier to help grow the online community that links current and future workforce talent with organizational recruiting needs in a variety of career fields.


K-12 Publishers Adapt to Changing Demand in Schools

K-12 Publishers Adapt to Changing Demand in Schools

Publishers are approaching changes in the PreK-12 instructional materials market in different ways


Your Voice: Q&A - The Future of Educational Publishing

Your Voice: Q&A - The Future of Educational Publishing

EM recently chatted with Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing, which owns and operates Digital Book World, about the future of educational publishing.


Educators Look for “Integrated Ala Carte”

Educators Look for “Integrated Ala Carte”

School technology leaders increasingly report that they have infrastructure in place and student devices deployed, but they are still working on ways to use that technology to improve classroom instruction.


Looking to the Future of K-12 Education

Looking to the Future of K-12 Education

A window into the future of education can be seen in the accelerator programs supporting educational technology development and in the changes schools are making to get ready for new ways to teach and learn.


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.