Education Insights

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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe 2023 began with some uncertain forecasts about continued investment in education and edtech companies. But, looking at the first quarter, the education market appears to be growing and thriving with numerous acquisitions, investments and new individuals in leadership roles. Here are some highlights: Who knows what the rest of the […]

Teacher reviewing lesson plan

For many years, we’ve heard about shortages of qualified teachers and big numbers leaving the profession, particularly in some states and school districts. And like so many things, the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic increased the frustrations for many teachers by magnifying the problems that have plagued them for years, including low wages, long hours, […]

WeAreTeachers Wins Gold MUSE Awards

WeAreTeachers was recognized as a Gold Winner in two categories during the 2023 MUSE Awards! The brand took home the gold in the categories of Education Website as well as Education Social Media. The MUSE Creative Awards is an international competition judged by a wide-ranging panel of individuals with experience in a variety of creative […]

Stacks of coins

Mitigating learning loss. Declining enrollments. Ensuring student social and emotional health. Managing increased parental involvement. Providing a safe learning environment. These concerns are just the top of the laundry list of challenges that education leaders face in 2023. Plus, they face the looming September 2024 deadline to allocate Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund […]

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By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe You’ve probably read the headlines about ChatGPT both in mainstream and education media. From the January 12, 2023, New York Times: “Don’t Ban ChatGPT in Schools. Teach With It.” or Education Week on January 4, 2023: “New York City Blocks ChatGPT at Schools. Should Other Districts Follow?” Launched in November […]

Business Colleagues

By Guest Contributor Lisa Wolfe The fourth quarter of 2022 was a little bit quieter for the education marketplace than earlier in the year, but there was still a lot of activity. ISTE and ASCD Merge One of the top pieces of news from this fall was the announcement that the International Society for Technology […]

Teacher planning lessons

One of the expectations for teachers in recent years has been to educate students on important topics that fall outside of their traditional curriculum content. Unfortunately, many educators say they don’t feel prepared to teach these topics. According to MDR’s report “Educator Perspectives on the State of the Teaching Profession, 2022,” teachers rated the following topics […]

young boy struggling with math problem

It’s no surprise that the disruption of COVID-19 school closings had an impact on student learning, but assessments are now showing that the learning loss may be graver than anyone anticipated. And recent results of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)—dubbed the “Nation’s Report Card”—revealed that there has been no greater impact than […]