Education technology opens more avenues to commercializing education, say authors of a new study that examines how much K-12 students are exposed to marketing in schools.
Renaissance Learning, a K-12 assessment and learning analytics company, has commanded one of the highest prices in the history of ed tech acquisitions.
State efforts to put a digital device in the hands of every student are proving to be more difficult than many ed-tech advocates might have expected.
Leaders from education, business and the tech world talked about how schools are making the transition to using technology at the SXSWedu conference.
When ed-tech companies approach schools, they often do so with disregard for the dynamics of a successful relationship, says Chris Lehmann, Science Leadership Academy principal.
Ed-tech business owners are learning about venture capital opportunities, educators' expectations, and what the competition is doing at the South by Southwest education conference.
The telecommunications giant is extending the program indefinitely beyond its original June 2014 end date, and expanding eligibility to more families.
Panelists at the South by Southwest education conference discuss the challenges of securing student data, and the political realities of explaining safeguards to parents.
Three-fourths of school districts are counting on the testing consortia to provide them with common-core instructional materials, according to an MDR survey.
Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.