A new study of districts' common core implementation finds that instructional materials purchased from businesses are less likely to be used in classrooms than teacher-developed curricula.
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October 30, 2014
August 25, 2014
David Wiley, a supporter for open-educational resources, argues that the "learning outcomes per dollar" from free and open resources tops that of the traditional materials produced by commercial publishers.
August 11, 2014
Companies are selling academic materials designed to appeal to parents and others demanding an alternative to the common-core standards.
July 10, 2014
The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.
July 07, 2014
College faculty at Marian University have created a method for judging education apps by research standards.
June 28, 2014
Teachers at the ISTE 2014 conference experimented with a tool that could allow students to "create" books loaded with photos, graphic, animation, and other features.
June 28, 2014
One of the nation's biggest ed-tech conferences, expected to draw at least 18,000 attendees, has opened in Atlanta.
June 25, 2014
A division of McGraw-Hill is partnering with Follett in an effort to sell e-books focused on test-prep through online forums.
June 09, 2014
Education Week's new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, offers a broad look at the landscape of buyers and sellers operating in and around K-12 systems.
June 04, 2014
The instructional-materials market rose 4 percent from 2012 to 2013, raising hopes that the recession-battered business might be bouncing back. But sales in the first quarter of 2014 are down again.