January 8, 2021: Volume 28, Number 1

Classroom Tech Providers Support New Learning Models

With educators looking for engaging multifunctional tools that can help them deliver learning, whether it is in-person, hybrid or remote, providers of classroom technology are stepping ...

Boxlight and Samsung Address Hybrid Learning

Boxlight (Lawrenceville, GA) and Samsung Electronics America (Ridgefield Park, NJ) are working together to help school districts address the challenge of finding technology that not ...

2020 Acquisition Total Below 2019

Acquisitions in the educational technology space accelerated in the second half of 2020 with 11 deals tracked by EER, even as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to impact every aspect of ...

Microsoft Tools Evolve to Address Learning Needs

Educators’ need for agile remote learning tools continues to evolve and Microsoft (Redmond, WA) is thinking holistically about their needs, Mike Tholfsen, principal product manager ...

Google Tools Can Help Achieve Dynamic Learning

Use of Google tools by educators, growing rapidly pre-pandemic, has soared as schools deliver distance learning. Kasey Bell, digital learning coach and Google certified trainer, told ...

Update on Tools to Use Shared at ISTE

Information about tools to use for hybrid and remote learning was shared at ISTE by Leslie Fisher, director of Fisher Technologies, which focuses on K-12 education technology. ...

People Briefs, Jan. 8, 2021

Discovery Education (Charlotte, NC) in December named Scott Kinney CEO, succeeding Paul Ilse, who will become executive chairman of Discovery Education’s board of directors. Kinney ...

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