Strangely, Amazon has not yet disrupted educational publishing or educational technology. They have not yet gone after Pearson or Cengage or McGraw Hill Education or Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Amazon does not really publish its own textbooks, and Amazon has not to date focused on selling textbooks to K-12 school districts. This may be because Amazon has traditionally focused on direct-to-consumer sales.
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December 28, 2012
December 26, 2012
We, the education community, are in desperate need of a repository for statistics and trends of all sorts in the learning landscape. Why not build it together? CommaSpaceErgo is born...
December 18, 2012
Let's take a look at the many ways that Internet trends in 2012 (as defined by the great Mary Meeker) may affect the K-12 landscape.
December 11, 2012
A report by the Federal Trade Commission says many mobile devices and games today aimed at children fail to disclose to parents the personal information they are collecting.
May 15, 2012
Online education and anytime anywhere access to learning opportunities are now expectations, not aspirations, the report finds.
November 23, 2011
Some ed-tech morsels to hold you over during the Thanksgiving break.