While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. Similarly, researchers and developers have their own approaches to the sales process. In the edWebinar, “Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement.
In a marketplace saturated with options, the search for curriculum and other instructional resources can be a difficult process for educators. All K-12 stakeholders from curriculum directors to classroom teachers should know the methods districts employ to discover and evaluate the resources that make it to students. In “7 Ways to Conquer a Curriculum Search,” Mindy Sinyak, VP of Customer Success, Noodle Markets, reviewed essential tips schools and districts can use to succeed in their search for curriculum and instructional resources.
In this webinar, Dr. Peter Crosta will help attendees gain insights into reasons for pricing disparities and initiatives to increase transparency. Learn about competitive purchasing practices, state-negotiated purchasing contracts, district-approved vendor lists, and minimum bidder requirements.
As education innovation advances, so does the frustration of all parties involved in K-12 purchasing due to out-of-date processes, poor communication, and difficulties identifying new opportunities. In “The K-12 Purchasing Renaissance,” presented by Nicole Neal, CEO, Noodle Markets, and hosted by Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO, edWeb.net, Nicole talked about K-12 purchasing, why it matters, and how the purchasing process can be improved.
In this webinar presented by Mindy Sinyak of Noodle Markets, educators of all levels will learn tips and tricks for researching curriculum by participating in informal and formal outreach. She will share key takeaways about lead time, standards-alignment, assessment components, tech trends, special business designations, and questions for vendors.
In this webinar, presented by Nicole Neal, CEO of Noodle Markets, participants will learn the current state of procurement, the ways an efficient connecting of buyers and sellers can be a game-changer in education, and what they can do now to take action.