The education industry is perched to undergo profound change. Technologies have redesigned the way of teaching and learning. Over the past years, the shift from print to digital has impacted how we learn. With the advent of the internet and the rapid advancement of technology, educators are beginning to envision novel learning experiences and environments. In order to transform K-12 education, educational institutions need to integrate learning options with organizational design and new technologies to take personalized learning to next level.
From learning analytics tools that provide students with instant feedback on their work to virtual reality tools and 3D printers, the classroom looks quite a bit different than it did just five years ago. With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral that educator instills students with the tenets of digital citizenship.
On the way of achieving personalized learning, institutions face a lot of obstacles such as handling huge data traffic. K-12 school district networks need more capacity to deliver great digital experiences, and not to forget about cybersecurity threats emerging in all industries. On that account, there is a need to identify the challenges and consider best practice solutions to ensure both instructor and learner success.
There are many innovative solution providers in the education technology landscape that are helping institutions to redefine the way students learn. In this edition of Education Tech Insights, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and our magazine’s editorial board has chosen the “10 Hottest K-12 Solution Providers – 2018.”