Department of Education Provides STEM Funding

Department of Education Provides STEM Funding

The Department of Education in fiscal 2018 not only fulfilled but surpassed a directive from President Trump to provide $200 million for science, technology, engineering and math, including computer science, education. The Department awarded $279 million in STEM discretionary grant funds in the fiscal year.


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.


Artificial Intelligence Set for Big Role in Scientific & Technical Publishing

Artificial Intelligence Set for Big Role in Scientific & Technical Publishing

Intelligent technology one day becoming ubiquitous, leaving us all jobless and at the mercy of machines, is a notion deeply rooted in science fiction for most people. But truth is sometimes stranger than science fiction.


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% ...


New! Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2016-2017

New! Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2016-2017

Publishing for the PreK-12 Market 2016-2017 provides the most up-to-date business information not only on the impact of recent changes in education policy but on the emergence of new technologies and the new applications for traditional technology (print) in the school market. The updated annual report provides the most recent comprehensive overview of the U.S. school market and the instructional materials providers that serve it.

Topics of relevance for emerging, developing and structurally c...


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! 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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Simba Completes Acquisition of EMR

Simba Information, EM’s parent, in July completed its acquisition of Education Market Research, merging the two leading providers of business intelligence on the PreK-12 and college markets for instructional materials.

EMR contributes a curriculum-based market analysis based on proprietary surveys that EMR has conducted through the years to Simba’s thematic approach to current issues facing the education publishing industry-examining such topics as the shift to digital in curricula, the testin...