Global EdTech and Smart Classroom Market (2020 to 2025) – Increasing Spending on the Education Sector Presents Opportunities

DUBLIN, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “EdTech and Smart Classroom Market by Hardware (Interactive Displays, Interactive Projectors), System (LMS, SIS, TMS), Technology (Gamification, Analytics, Advanced Technology), and Region – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to’s offering.

The global EdTech and smart classroom market size is expected to grow from USD 85.8billion in 2020 to USD 181.3billion by 2025, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 16.1% during the forecast period.

The major factors driving the growth of the EdTech and smart classroom market include growing adoption of eLearning solutions, impact of COVID-19 pandemic and growing need for online teaching-learning models to continue the education system in lockdown.

Learning management system segment to hold the largest market share during the forecast period

The LMS applications are used for the supervision, certification, tracking, and offering of eLearning applications. These systems primarily track classroom instructions, automate

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US Dept of Education Supports Initiative to Give Educators More Power in Edtech Decision-Making

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — LearnPlatform, which is now used by schools and districts serving more than 4 million students to organize, streamline and analyze their edtech, today announced that it has received a second federal grant to expand a program that helps educators share information, and make better-informed decisions, about the education technology tools they use in their classrooms.

The U.S. Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, through the research-focused Institute of Education Sciences (IES), has awarded $874,803 to the Learn – Implementation in Context (Learn-IXC) initiative, a project led by LearnPlatform, to understand the context in which technologies work best. LearnPlatform, whose edtech effectiveness system is widely adopted by educators, districts and states, is a for-benefit research organization committed to expanding equitable access for all students to the teaching and technology that works best for them.

This is the second time IES

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What the Shortcomings of EdTech Mean for Improving Distance Learning and Schools

But now that so many students are being taught online via distance learning during a pandemic, economic recession and protests for racial justice, what must schools do to keep all students learning? 

Nurture Relationships

Most teachers know relationships are key to learning. Many schools have spent the beginning of the school year on relationship-building activities. But during distance learning, it’s going to be even more important to stay connected as students struggle to show up for class. He said consider scheduling one-on-one meetings with students, even if it takes all semester to schedule 7-minute meetings with all 120 students. Reich also suggests finding safe ways to do socially distanced home visits during nice weather or other ways to gather. 

“Relationships are the foundations of learning,” he said. “How are you going to build meaningful relationships and new connections with your students? And then with that as our goal, we

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The Pandemic’s Impact On Edtech Marketing

Director of Marketing at Rootstrap, an outcome-driven development agency that helps companies scale people, processes and products.

Marketing for education: It’s not a concept we paid much attention to as kids. Sure, we went to school, but it was often our parents making those decisions, not us. Even for college, 81% of students say recommendations from family and friends have a strong influence over their decision.

With that in mind, it seems superfluous to even consider marketing as all that important for education. But a looming trend is disrupting the industry: education technology (edtech).

Due to the lifestyle changes prompted by Covid-19, the edtech and online education space has surged, seeing an average increase in revenue of 335% according to data my company recently collected. This has accelerated a preexisting crisis for traditional higher education.

For decades, online education was perceived as only for the fringe cases: people

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Education Advanced Strengthens Their K-12 EdTech Leadership Position Through Acquisition of School Software Group

TYLER, Texas, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Education Advanced, Inc., creators of TestHound and Cardonex, announced the acquisition of Wisconsin-based School Software Group, creators of BuildYourOwnCurriculum (BYOC). This acquisition strengthens the company’s industry leadership position, bringing their client base up to more than 500 districts, 6,500 schools, and 4.6M students.

Education Advanced Logo (PRNewsfoto/Education Advanced)

The purchase of School Software Group (SSG) fits into Education Advanced’s (EAI’s) strategic objective to provide educators time and cost-saving operations tools and enable them to better meet the education needs of students. With BYOC, EAI’s offering now includes subscription software to help with master scheduling, staff planning, curriculum development and delivery, and assessment coordination.

“There is a virtuous loop between placing students in the right classes, giving them the right curriculum, and ensuring they receive the right assessments,” said Dr. Eli Crow, CEO of Education Advanced. “Adding efficiency to this

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