Top 10 K-12 Companies - 2019
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Top 10 K-12 Companies - 2019

With the advent of innovative technologies, the education sector is swiftly transforming to deliver enhanced digital learning experiences marked by connectivity and collaboration. Augmented and virtual and reality (AR/VR), artificial Internet (AI), machine learning, IoT, and cloud have brought new possibilities in connected learning in the K-12 space. For instance, teachers can now share the students’ test results with other teachers, the management team, as well as parents in real-time. With rich insights, stakeholders can collaborate remotely and take effective measures to drive the learning process. They can also track the behavior and performance of the students in the classroom and in other activities. The understanding of the behavioral trends at the individual student level enables them to make informed decisions and guide the students’ journey toward success.

The K-12 institutions will continue their involvement with robots this year. They are exploring several ways to integrate robotics in education today. Although robots can serve specific motives, the in-depth learning experience can be certainly be improved by employing them.

Considering children’s fascination with games, many K-12 institutions are planning to introduce game-based learning. This form of learning brings computational thinking concepts to k-12 students. Most children and young adults think more analytically while clearing the various stages in a game. This attribute, with some effort, can be extended to learning lessons in a classroom. Using memorable experiences, students can break away from the age-old monotonous way of learning and adapt to the new age of education.

Augmented and virtual reality technologies (AR/VR) play a major role in creating new opportunities for the education sector. The emergence of affordable technologies will enable educators and teachers to provide an immersive experience. Students will be able to travel across the world without even leaving their classroom. Along with AR/VR, assistive technologies like Google Home, Siri, and Alexa will be more relevant in classrooms in 2019. Internet of Things (IoT) will enable teachers to monitor students’ progress swiftly and with ease. The integrated form of learning is another great development. Several schools have already adopted integrated learning solutions that can combine print materials and textbooks with digital aids.

The year 2019 will witness massive adoption of AI and big data. These technologies will offer huge opportunities to education to shift from the standardized testing data into less structured data that will help educators to comprehend the students better. Although the standardized testing is unavoidable educators involvement of AI and big data will enable educators to extract much more benefits than they ever could with state testing.

To help CIOs navigate through the list K-12 solution providers, our distinguished selection panel, comprising CEOs, CIOs and VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of Education Technology Insights narrowed the 10 hottest k-12 solution providers that exhibit competence in offering innovative K-12 solutions.

We present to you Education Technology Insights’s “10 Hottest K-12 Solution Providers- 2019”

Top K12 Companies

Incepted in 2007, Advantages School International (ASI) is a K-12 education provider that helps keep individual students at the center of their learning. ASI builds programs containing embedded scaffolds, instructions and support, which make the content rigorous and accessible to students ubiquitously. This is available to them with supported learning at their level of academic readiness. The ASI course catalog comprises comprehensive grade level core courses, honors, and advanced placement. ASI’s digital environment provides the flexibility to meet the needs of learners of different types, matching their pace and lifestyle

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Founded in 2014, Diamond Assets is an asset management company that partners with K-20 education, government, and corporate sectors to increase the residual value of their Apple devices. The company provides guiding and coaching services to its clients towards the financial sustainability of teaching and digital learning areas. Furthermore, the company’s unique services which include the white-glove service, dedicated account management, enhanced trade-in values is beneficial for organizations to work following the latest technology. Serving for over four years now, Diamond Assets is headquartered in Milton, Wisconsin

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Learning.com is a leading e-learning platform that helps students, teachers, and schools excel in a digital world by providing K-12 solutions. Founded in 1999, the unique platform uses its digital literacy solutions to empower students with all the necessary skills and the technology required for success on online assessments, college, and the workforce. It also provides a web-based curriculum for grades K-8, thereby helping students in learning keyboarding, online safety, coding, and other skills. Learning.com helps educators to integrate technology and digital content into instruction. It is headquartered in Portland, Oregon

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One to One Plus is on a mission to simplify, integrate, and streamline educational technology management for schools with its K-12 Asset, 1:1, and Work Order Management solution. One to One Plus’ solution speeds up 1:1 technology initiatives with its integrated barcode scanning technology that can be used to improve the accuracy, speed, and efficiency of deploying devices. The solution also enables a school to upload online forms such as acceptable use policy and insurance details, which students can sign electronically. Moreover, One to One Plus’ solution can be managed through a mobile app and dashboard that features charts and graphs to provide a detailed overview of the entire operation

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Allovue

Allovue

Founded in 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland, Allovue has been engaged in building innovative education finance technology solutions. Balance, a flagship product of the company, analyzes school budgets, tracks and forecasts expenditure, identifies trends over time, and helps in planning for future capital investment. It also limits the need for version reconciliation for finance directors and allows them to monitor the budget development process in real-time. The company helps district officials, principals, and other school administrators to allocate resources to support the needs of students with its user-friendly software applications

Boxlight

Boxlight

Boxlight, founded in 1985, provides powerful, integrated solutions in the education market and develops products to help students learn more effectively and build the essential skills needed for success. The unique solutions not only allow students to respond to this enhanced way of learning but also helps teachers to do more in the classroom in less time. In 2016, Boxlight acquired Mimio, an ink capture system and thus has become a leading provider of classroom technology. The company specializes in providing Classroom projectors, Projection accessories, STEM, K-12, among others. It is headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Certica Solutions

Certica Solutions

Founded in 2001 in Massachusetts, Certica Solutions allows business partners to search, discover, align and enrich content. The services also help integrating data from clients’ K-12 information systems and achieve application interoperability. The company provides K-12 vendors with interrelated, embeddable technology services, education-centric APIs, and hosted applications allowing EdTech companies to enhance their products. Certica Solutions specializes in K-12, Student Assessment, Data Quality, Item Banks, Cloud Platform, APIs, Platform-as-a-Service, Content Search, Education Data, Data Integration, EdTech Community, Learning Standards, and Education Metadata. It is headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts

ClassLink

ClassLink

ClassLink is a leading provider of cloud-based education products that connect teachers and students with their classroom and their curriculum. Founded in 1998, ClassLink has been helping school districts deliver 24/7 access to software and files from any computer. The company provides unlimited one-click single sign-on to web and Windows applications and instant access to files on school networks and cloud storage. Its services can be accessed from any device. It services deliver instructional technology that creates benefits for everyone in the school network. The company is headquartered in Clifton, New Jersey

Follett

Follett

Follett has been a trusted partner to Pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses for more than 140 years, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach and students to learn. The Follett team has harnessed their insights to help improve student outcomes and shape the future of education. Moving beyond the realms of a book company, today, Follett is a gateway to knowledge empowering learners of today and tomorrow. The company’s best in class technology services and solutions propel K-12 organizations on the path to achieve district success and promote student achievement

Sentence Analytics

Sentence Analytics

Provides a sentence diagramming software that increases students’ ability to comprehend complex language to improving literacy and grammar skills for K-12 students and English language learners