Posts Tagged ‘SIIA’

Education World STEM News Round Up (Education World)

Posted on January 21st, 2015

This week, news in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education is focused on innovative student-engaging projects, modernized teaching methods, and K-12 STEM reform. Universities and governments are seeing the need for education reform and taking the steps in funding, programs and innovative learning. After-school programs are also seeing a rise in precedence,...

A Visionary for K-20 (EdTech Digest)

Posted on January 21st, 2015

In all of edtech, Karen Billings is a deeply respected voice, a driving force in the transformation of education through technology behind the scenes. As Vice President of the Education Division at the Software & Information Industry Association, she is one of the most knowledgeable people in the entire sector and shares that...

After Initially Holding Out, Google Signs Student-Data-Privacy Pledge (Education Week)

Posted on January 20th, 2015

After initially declining to sign up, technology giant Google has joined a growing number of companies committing to a “student privacy pledge” created by advocacy groups and endorsed by the White House. Google has come under heavy scrutiny for privacy practices that critics have feared would open the door to students’ personal...

iCEV President To Speak at SIIA Education Business Forum

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

Dusty Moore, iCEV president at CEV Multimedia will speak at the 2014 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Education Business Forum about key transformations to Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs across the country. Moore joins a panel of industry leaders to discuss the current and changing landscape of the K-12...

PreK-12 Testing and Assessment Market Nears $2.5 Billion (EdSurge)

Posted on December 3rd, 2014

HERE’S A TEST: How much are schools spending on assessments? Data from 20 companies participating in the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) annual vendor survey shows that the PreK-12 testing and assessment market has grown 57% over the past three years. Read more…...

Report: Testing and Assessment Products Are Now the Biggest Category of Ed Tech Sales (T.H.E. Journal)

Posted on December 2nd, 2014

The education division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has released the first report in a new series ofBehind the Data publications. According toTesting and Assessment: A PreK-12 U.S. Education Technology Market Report, testing and assessment products — which include software, digital content and related digital services — now make up the largest...

Ed Tech Finalists for SIIA Innovation Incubator Program Announced (Tech & Learning)

Posted on November 11th, 2014

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces finalists, and an alternate, for its Innovation Incubator Program. The program will be held during the annual Education Business Forum, Dec. 9-10, at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York City. The finalists will feature their products during the...

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