Expectations are that K-12 learning will take place in a mix of in-person, remote and hybrid models through the rest of the 20-21 school year. As a result, this blog covers some issues that Simba Information expects to play out in the coming year.
This blog is based on the new Simba Information report "Publishing for the PreK-12 Market, 2020-2021"
The coronavirus crisis accelerated some trends that were happening already in both student and professional learning, most notably a move to digital learning.
For PreK-12 educational publishers looking to address the needs of a changing student body, a good source of information is Simba Information's June 2020 report, "PreK-12 Enrollment and Demographics, 2020-2021."
"PreK-12 Instructional Materials Industry Competitive Analysis, 2020" from Simba Information examines how K-12 instructional resource providers are faring in light of various market environmental factors. Obviously, the biggest environmental factor currently is the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.
Some common themes are emerging as educational technology companies address the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Simba Information.
With changes amid the COVID-19 pandemic happening so quickly and continuously, Simba Information is sharing news about the virus-related changes in the K-12 and higher education markets and the companies that serve them.
Enjoy this blog based on the new Simba Information report "K-12 Reading Market Survey Report 2020"
Testing—how much, whether to do it at all, and for what end—continues to be a question in K-12 education.
The period from 2000 through 2018 as schools went through the No Child Left Behind and Common Core eras saw intensifying pressure around testing and led to the more recent movement to reduce the amount of time spent taking tests and preparing for them. The state of the industry and the market appears to be calming down.