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.


What We Learned Talking to District Administrators About Social Studies and Science

What We Learned Talking to District Administrators About Social Studies and Science

We are seeing a transformation across Education as materials move from print to digital, learning moves from memorization to experience, and content selection moves from textbook adoption to curriculum curation.


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% ...


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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Opportunities for PreK-12 Educational Materials in the Consumer Market 2015

Opportunities for PreK-12 Educational Materials in the Consumer Market 2015

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Samsung Markets to Schools

Simba Information talked to Samsung senior manager education Diane Ashby about company efforts in K-12 in the March 28 issue of Electronic Education Report. An accompanying article in the issue details Samsung’s partnerships with three school districts.

Samsung (Ridgefield Park, NJ) is a brand widely known in the consumer space that also competes in the K-20 market; this spring the company is introducing new Chromebook and tablet options for schools.

Samsung is hearing that there are three a...


FCC Investment in Connectivity Applauded

The Federal Communications Commission in January made plans to invest $2 billion over the next two years to expand high-speed Internet connectivity for schools and libraries, in line with the Obama ConnectED initiative. The White House says the new effort will bring America close to giving 99 percent of schoolchildren Internet access within five years.

Funding for new investments in high-speed Internet will come from reprioritizing existing E-Rate funds to focus on high-capacity Internet conne...