Flexibility Is Key for Professional Learning in COVID-19 Pandemic

Flexibility Is Key for Professional Learning in COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus crisis accelerated some trends that were happening already in both student and professional learning, most notably a move to digital learning.


More Money Could Flow to Schools from the States in Fiscal 2021

More Money Could Flow to Schools from the States in Fiscal 2021

As governors across the states begin first-quarter rollouts of budget proposals for fiscal 2021, some common themes are seen across budget proposals in some big states.


Schools Test Changes to Measuring Student Achievement

Schools Test Changes to Measuring Student Achievement

The period from 2000 through 2018 as schools went through the No Child Left Behind and Common Core eras saw intensifying pressure around testing and led to the more recent movement to reduce the amount of time spent taking tests and preparing for them. The state of the industry and the market appears to be calming down.


Social Studies Market is Strong in 2019

Social Studies Market is Strong in 2019

"K-12 Social Studies Market Survey Report 2019" provides information on what resources educators are using for social studies instruction and sizes the dollar value of the market for social studies instructional materials in 2019.


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


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.


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.