Research & Forecasts


Minority of Teachers Use Learning Standards-Aligned Curriculum

In four years of reviewing more than 90 percent of the materials in the "known" math and English language arts market, just 27 percent of math and 49 percent of ELA offerings aligned with learning standards. Furthermore, the data showed that just 15 percent of curriculum regularly used by ELA teachers and 23 percent of that used by math teachers have aligned with the standards.

Forget What You Think You Know about Summer Slide

Is the "summer slide" real? One education researcher recently questioned that assumption. The idea that students lose ground in their learning when they leave school for the summer break, suggested Paul von Hippel in an essay on Harvard's Education Next Institute website, can't be proved.

Interest in Game-Based Learning Surges

A new report finds that game-based learning revenues will quadruple over the next five years, to reach over $24 billion by 2020.

Teacher Survey: One-Third of Students' Families Are Hard to Communicate With

The majority of teachers are communicating with parents at least weekly, but a third of families (34 percent) remain "hard to reach and engage" throughout the school year, according to a survey from ClassTag.

5 Tools for Technology Transformation in Schools

A new report from CoSN explores five ways that technology has the ability to accelerate K-12 innovation.

Education Helping to Drive Massive Surge in AR & VR

Augmented and virtual reality will see explosive growth in the next five years, driving in large part by education — both K–12 and post-secondary.

WiFi 6 to Drive Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Gaming Computers and 2-in-1 Devices Surge as Overall Computing Market Slides

While traditional personal computers and tablets are continuing to lose their luster worldwide, other types of computing devices are holding strong.

Report: The Right Policies Are Needed for Microcredentials to Succeed

Two education nonprofits examined the challenges and possibilities posed by the use of microcredentials as a structure for helping teachers get the professional learning they need.

Server Shipments Decline, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

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