Vendor responses to SIIA’s annual ed tech market survey show that, driven by districts implementing the Common Core, sales in the testing and assessment category have reached almost $2.5 billion per school year.
- By Christopher Piehler
A third-grade teacher who has used the devices in class for two years offers her best practices to help make tablet implementations run smoothly.
Boardmaker, a company that produces technology to help students in special education classes overcome speech, language and learning issues, has launched a new iOS app, the Boardmaker Student Center app.
Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps to get young students started on the road to coding.
- By Graphite by Common Sense Media
Edmentum, a provider of online courses, will release more than 70 career and technical education courses for the 2015-16 school year.
These forward-thinking districts are using software and mobile devices to help close the achievement gap before it's too late.
Carnegie Learning has partnered with Clever to provide a single login between Carnegie's Mathia and Cognitive Tutor programs and a school's student information system.
A coalition representing 11 state education agencies is setting out to create open educational resources to support math and English/language arts in K–12 schools.
Pearson will debut new social studies programs aimed at improving student engage at the secondary level.
Greenwood Hall, a provider of student lifecycle management tools, will acquire Gambassa's cloud-based learning management system.