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June 30, 2014

Education, Inc. Looks to Impress Educators at ISTE

Companies large and small are trying to convince K-12 schools to buy their products in the massive exhibit hall at ISTE's 2014 gathering in Atlanta.

June 04, 2014

Industry Officials Weigh Strategies for Print-to-Digital Transition

Industry officials offered contrasting views of how quickly the print-to-digital transition in K-12 publishing is playing out.

May 22, 2014

What the Independent School-Public School Dialogue Needs

Independent schools extol and cleave to their mission statements, and I'd like to see an organization, or a series of events, whose stated purpose would be to bring educators together across all sectors to build and fortify, to lift some language from the #PubPriBridge statement of purpose, "a mutual commitment 'to make the waves that raise all boats'" and to "direct these waves toward helping all students in all schools rise higher, think more deeply, and become more engaged and active citizens."

April 22, 2014

Teachers Give Today's Digital Tools Mixed Grades, National Survey Shows

Only about half of the nation's teachers regard the digital tools their students use frequently as effective, according to a new nationwide survey of educators.

March 07, 2014

What Is So Special About #Educon?

In his second webisode for LearningMatters.tv, Sam Chaltain traveled to Philly for the 7th annual Educon, in search of answers to the conference's central question: What is the future of education? See for yourself what he discovered.

March 07, 2014

Tech-Supported Learning is Focus of SXSWedu Conference

Leaders from education, business and the tech world talked about how schools are making the transition to using technology at the SXSWedu conference.

March 05, 2014

School Leader Explains Where Ed-Tech Partnerships Can Go Wrong

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.

March 03, 2014

As Ed-Tech Conference Opens, Amplify Once Again Seeks to Make a Splash

Amplify, a subsidiary of media giant News Corp., released a digital curriculum at the SXSWedu conference Monday that combines content with analytics and games.

December 09, 2013

Ed Tech Companies Vie for Honors at Software Industry Forum

Ten ed tech companies, chosen as part of the Software and Information Industry Association's innovation incubator program, will showcase their businesses tomorrow in New York.

August 02, 2013

Supplemental Education Providers Forced to Diversify Because of Waivers

Many supplemental education service firms that provide tutors under NCLB are scrambling to find new streams of income, or have closed, since waivers.

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