Education Insights

student solving math problem

If you work in the education market or, frankly, read or listen to mainstream media, you have likely heard of the “reading wars”—the debate over whether phonics or balanced literacy is the best approach to helping young learners build strong literacy skills. But did you know that for decades there have been “math wars” in […]

School children running in hallway holding hands

As an increasing number of states expand school choice options for families and the U.S. birthrate continues to decline, K-12 school enrollment is evolving as well. Each year MDR examines data on public school enrollment and offers a snapshot of the state of the country’s schools. In 2020-2021, U.S. public school enrollment declined for the […]

Chalkboard illustration for cybersecurity

Protecting student and staff digital data—cybersecurity—has long been top of mind for school leaders, particularly CTOs and CIOs. And recent events illustrate why. Earlier this summer, tens of thousands of public-school students and employees in New York City had their personal data breached in the widespread hack of the file-transfer software MOVEit.1 Cyberattacks have led […]

Tutoring students

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe Tutoring is a concept that dates back to the Ancient Greeks in 400 B.C., when Socrates tutored his famous student Plato. Today this instructional support strategy has taken center stage as a tool to help educators and parents close the learning gaps that widened during the disruption of the COVID-19 […]

Business meeting led by professional woman

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe The U.S. K-12 education market seems to be poised for more growth. According to the spring 2023 report from Research Dive, the global education market—led by North America—will grow by 17.7 percent through 2031 with artificial intelligence, such as ChatGPT, driving revenue increases.1 As the market continues to emerge from […]

Colleagues discussing project

One of the major challenges in selling to education is getting your product in the right hands, using the right channels, and then securing the sale. The trick is to reach out and develop a connection so you can confidently inform decision makers, “This product will meet your needs or address your problem!” Establish Relationships […]

Teacher and students in garden

Kids go to school to learn reading and math, but it is also important that they learn more about the world around them, including how to protect our environment and improve health and wellness in their communities. Since 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s (USDOE) Green Ribbon Schools program, 712 schools, districts, and […]