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.


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.


Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

Data and Technology Lead to Change in Executive Suites

The large traditional educational publishers have been staking outposts (or headquarters) in urban innovation areas to tap a new recruiting pool and to help cloak themselves the aura of technological change.


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.


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.


Desktops, Laptops & Chromebooks in K-12 Classrooms

Desktops, Laptops & Chromebooks in K-12 Classrooms

The total base of installed base of desktops, laptops, and Chromebooks in K-12 classrooms increased 13.3% from 2014 to 2016 with the growth driven by a steep increase in the number of Chromebooks.


Why Instructional Materials Need to Personalize Learning

Why Instructional Materials Need to Personalize Learning

After more than a decade of big changes dictated by Washington, D.C., states are now re-asserting their individual goals.


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.