By EOY 2013, total tablet devices in the U.S. edu marketplace should exceed 3.5M units.
iPad Commands 94 Percent of Ed. Tablet Market, Michele Molnar, Education Week
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
Despite much talk about the demise of the LMS market, the end is nowhere in sight.
New Data for Higher Ed LMS Market, Phil Hill, e-Literate
in Blackboard, Coursera, Desire2Learn, edX, Industry Facts, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Stats | Permalink
While there's "continued growth," there's also "continued unevenness in that growth."
Demand for Virtual Ed Rising in Public and Private Schools, Sean Cavanagh, Ed Week
in e-Learning, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
There are 39 members of the unicorn club, representing the top .07% of startups since 2003.
Welcome to the Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-$ Startups, Aileen Lee, TechCrunch
in Facebook, Industry Facts, News, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
Edtech today: $25B and $22B invested respectively from investors & angels, over 270 up and coming edtech start-ups, and a projected $168 billion market opportunity.
Edtech Forum Shares US, UK Innovation, Chad O'Connor, Boston.com
in ClassDojo, edX, Gamification, Google, Industry Facts, Microsoft, MOOCs, News, Stats | Permalink
Report found that China’s education mkt has a year-on-year growth likely to exceed 20%.
Chinese Education Market Remains Tough, Says British Council, Education Investor
in Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
Berkery Noyes Edu report for first half 2013 showed an increase in transaction activity.
Education M&A Activity Is on an Upswing, Berkery Noyes
in Industry Facts, Investment, News, Stats | Permalink
Some economists question whether Big Data will have the impact of the first Internet wave.
Is Big Data an Economic Big Dud? James Glanz, New York Times
in Big Data, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
The iPad has found itself under threat in classrooms by Google’s Chromebook.
iPad Rival in Education Isn't a Tablet, Laptop or Desktop, Doug Drinkwater, Mashable
in Apple, Classroom Tech, Google, Stats | Permalink
He's Pearson's Chief Digital Officer. Here he explains 7 ed tech trends. [Video]
7 Ways Tech is Transforming Education, with Pearson's CDO, Martin Bryant, TNW
in Industry Facts, Pearson, Stats, Who's Who | Permalink
DoJ & Apple battle in court over e-book pricing, but there's another high-stakes brawl...
Death of the Textbook—and the 50-Pound Bookbag, Ellen Lee, USA Today
in Apple, Chegg, e-Books/Textbooks, Industry Facts, Inkling, Khan Academy, Kno, News, Pearson, Stats | Permalink
Why didn’t this exist when I was a kid? I hated algebra..Now, I find I play DragonBox for fun.
It Only takes About 42 Minutes To Learn Algebra With Video Games, Jordan Shapiro, Forbes
in Games, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
The global financial crisis amplified the value of a good education, according to OECD report.
Financial Crisis Amplifies Education’s Value, D. D. Guttenplan, New York Times
in Higher Ed, News, Stats | Permalink
Good summary of reports that come to different conclusions.
Reported Skills Gap Widens, and So Does Skepticism, Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report
in Higher Ed, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
Some 48,000 developers are working in some capacity on children’s apps.
Parents' Challenge: Many, Many Kid Apps To Choose From, John D. Stoll, Wall Street Journal
in Apple, Apps, Stats | Permalink
Fees range $25 - $75/hr; clients are middle & upper-class families w discretionary income.
Parents Pump $5-7 Billion/Year into Tutoring Industry, Julia Lawrence, Education News
in Industry Facts, Stats | Permalink
Over 8M iPads purchased by schools & colleges, 75K+ learning apps in Apple store.
An Update on Apple in Education, Tom Vander Ark, Getting Smart
in Apple, Apps, Classroom Tech, Industry Facts, News, Stats | Permalink
College grads are the only group that has net added jobs in the past five and a half years.
The College Grad Recovery Continues, Matt O'Brien, The Atlantic
in Higher Ed, News, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
Many young people wrongly feel that without a B.A. they have no hope of getting a good job.
Is College Worth It?, William J. Bennett, David Wilezol, Fox News
in Higher Ed, Op-Ed, Stats | Permalink
HotChalk provides free ed content to millions of students, educators, admin-ers, & parents...
HotChalk Education Index Report: Sharing Online Ed Insights, Caity Doyle, Technapex
in News, Stats | Permalink
98% of students aged 6-14 are enrolled in school; 93% aged 14-18 are enrolled in school.
Current State Of Education In the U.S. (According To the Census), Jeff Dunn, edudemic
2012 list includes NYC, Boston, LA, Seattle, Austin, DC, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, in that order.
Silicon Valley Tops List of Regions for Tech Acquisitions, Dean Takahashi, VentureBeat
in Industry Facts, Stats, Top 'x' Lists | Permalink
e-learning projected to grow 23% by 2017, making it the fastest-growing mkt in education.
Global Education Market Tops $4 Trillion, Analysis Shows, Sean Cavanagh, Education Week
in e-Learning, Industry Facts, Stats | Permalink
Plus 5 most disruptive e-businesses, 5 edu giants, recent M&A transaction...[Infographic]
IBIS Capital's Global e-Learning Investment Review, IBIS Capital.
in e-Learning, Industry Facts, Stats, Top 'x' Lists | Permalink
There were 48 ed tech deals in 2012, down slightly from 51 in 2011.
Who Were the Top Ed Tech Acquirers in 2012?, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Big Deals, Blackboard, Connections Education, Deltak, EmbanetCompass, News, Stats | Permalink
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