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Are Schools Meeting Their Technology Goals?

Are Schools Meeting Their Technology Goals?

| July 25, 2013 | 8 Comments

More than 1,400 educators responded to a survey about how their schools are progressing with integrating new technology. They addressed subjects like tech security, Bring Your Own Device policies, and using technology for instruction and assessment. Here’s what they found.

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Where Are All Those Ed Tech Dollars Going?

Where Are All Those Ed Tech Dollars Going?

| January 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

Getty The largest segment of the $7.76 billion ed-tech market, according to the industry group SIIA is “instructional support,” which accounts for up to 38 percent of the market — and that’s increased by 12 percent over the previous year. Companies within the “instructional support” space earned $892 million, with assessment and testing products registering […]

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Survey: Despite Budget Cuts, Schools Prioritize Technology

Survey: Despite Budget Cuts, Schools Prioritize Technology

| September 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

By Karen Billings, Vice President of Education, SIIA Despite having to contend with deep budget cuts, schools are able to maintain current levels of technology growth, a surprising find from a recent survey by the Software & Information Industry Association. In its annual Vision K-20 Survey, which included 1,600 responders and comparisons over three years of […]

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Investing in Technology: The Public Relations Problem

Investing in Technology: The Public Relations Problem

| October 3, 2011 | 3 Comments

Flickr:Tsakshaug By Sara Nolan A few weeks ago, the Department of Education introduced its Digital Promise, an initiative to invest in “breakthrough technologies” aimed at transforming the way teachers teach and students learn. Though the message from the top about the importance of leveraging technology seems to be clear, it’s a different story on a […]

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