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10 Hottest K-12 Solution Providers - 2018

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.”

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
Blackboard Delivering innovative education technology and services that help schools, districts, institutions, and companies drive student success
Collobos Software Offers a technology-agnostic print platform, Presto
Eleyo Cloud-based program management software enabling before and after school programs to focus on students, not tuition
Forecast5 Analytics Helps school districts build annual or multi-year budgets, model different scenarios and future impacts, find new revenue sources, and more
Kimono Offers an integration platform as a service (iPaaS)that provides comprehensive, standards-agnostic solutions for sharing student, staff, and learning data and connecting on-premise and cloud-based applications
Leaps An ingenious K-12 solutions provider that empowers educators to comprehend and embrace the impact of social emotional learning
Learning.com Provides K12 educational technology solutions to help students, teachers and schools excel in the digital world
RANDA Solutions RANDA acquires, manages and utilizes data—providing administrators and teachers a variety of education intelligence
SchoolAuction.net A user-friendly solution designed for volunteer-driven fundraising auctions
Tresit Group The company provides easy-to-use security software solutions that help to create an optimal environment for learning