Featured Education Content

  1. Publishers Pressured To Adopt Interoperability Standards For Digital Educational Content

    A handful of large school districts are threatening to boycott content vendors who do not adopt interoperability standards developed by the IMS Global Learning Consortium.

  2. Capitalize On This Golden Age Of Technology Innovation

    Managed IT services are expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) well into the double digits.

  3. Education IT News For VARs — December 11, 2014

    In news this week is a post that looks at the debate over who actually calls the shots in educational IT spending. Also, the Chromebook is dominating the educational technology marketplace and blended learning has ROI for math education.

  4. Interactive Displays Sales Fall Across U.S., Expected To Rebound In 2016

    Interactive whiteboards (IWB) and interactive flat panel displays (IFPD) in the education and corporate sectors achieved close to 440,000 unit sales globally in Q3 2014,according to Rave.

  5. Education IT News For VARs — December 4, 2014

    In news this week, Coursera will offer material on JetBlue flights, a look at how some institutions are adapting their MOOC policies, the Ed. Department’s efforts to regulation teacher prep, the rise in the Assessment Market, and a push for interoperability among the digital-content market.

  6. How RFID Technology Can Help Protect Students

    In an effort to improve the safety of children on their way to and from schools, school systems are looking into tracking solutions as a way to keep tabs on where students are.

  7. Education IT News For VARs — November 26, 2014

    In news this week, Pluralsight has acquired Smarterer, a startup that uses crowd-sourced assessments to evaluate students’ understanding of tech tools and skills. In other news, sales of interactive displays fall in Q3, and LinkedIn launches new education features. EdX also joined the ConnectEd initiative to offer free certifications.

  8. Education IT News For VARs — November 20, 2014

    In the news, a new report shows fewer than 20 percent of higher ed faculty have taught online, and Coursera has launched an initiative to work with veterans.

  9. Invest In Your Company By Planning For 2015

    December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.

  10. Education IT News For VARs — November 13, 2014

    In news, the Indiana Department of Education got hacked twice. Also, tech companies are scrambling for qualified applicants to fill jobs, and a new initiative aims to connect employers with technical graduates. In other news, video conferencing is still gaining ground.