20 Most Promising K-12 Technology Solution Providers - 2017

Today, digressing from the conventional methods of learning, the K-12 education landscape is witnessing the development and adoption of cutting-edge educational technologies that make learning a much more personalized and immersive experience.

The introduction of disruptive tools and technologies in flipped classrooms like real-time media streaming devices has made class room learning and collaboration simpler and convenient. Cloud computing is making it significantly easier for students to share educational data with classmates, teachers, and peers. Implementation of artificial intelligence is also redefining teaching and learning methodologies by helping in student data analysis to discern a student’s motivation, and learning preferences.

Machine learning is another emerging trend is this arena and is gradually gaining momentum as it takes into account the collective intelligence of teachers globally in the form of data. It is becoming increasingly easier to score oral fluency of students and also, to some extent, writing competency by leveraging machine learning. Experiential learning is made possible with VRs and ARs that impart students the ability to learn faster in an exciting and engaging way.

After a thorough analysis of K-12 technology vendors in the past few months, our distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, and analysts, including CIOReview’s editorial board has reviewed and selected top 20 companies in the K-12 technology domain. In our selection process we have evaluated a vendor’s competency to provide efficient as well cost-effective K-12 technology solutions. We have curated a list of 20 most promising companies who are at the forefront of tackling the challenges in K-12 arena.

We present to you “20 Most Promising K-12 Technology Solution Providers 2017”

Top K-12 Companies

Providers of quality support for academic and commercial network environment

Provides an extensive range of services and solutions tailored toward charter, private, and public school technology support

Provides smart solutions for K-12 schools to make learning safe, mobile, and easily manageable

Develops intellectual property, technologies, and ventures for emerging EDU models serving institutions, individuals, and corporations

Rycor Software develops software for K-12 school districts across North America, specializing in solutions that help schools maximize their resources

Manage and secure student arrival, attendance, and dismissal operations

StrongMind provides rigorous and engaging digital curriculum for grades 6-12 and a state-of-the-art courseware platform

Swipe is an innovative program for schools that improves student attendance and accountability

The Life Excelerator uses unique, proven methodologies and technology to develop and deliver solutions for social and emotional development

Delivers a robust, user-friendly electronic document management system that simplifies document scanning, storage, and retrieval

Aequitas Solutions

Aequitas Solutions

Offers enterprise student management solution that delivers an interactive, web-based application experience to end-users

Blackbaud [NASDAQ: BLKB]

Blackbaud [NASDAQ: BLKB]

Provides school management software solutions for K-12 private schools

Edupoint

Edupoint

Delivers K-12 student data management solutions

FACTS

FACTS

Offers a suite of services that includes tuition payment plans, financial aid assessment services, and electronic forms

FileMaker Inc.

FileMaker Inc.

Develops software that facilitates information sharing, project management, and asset tracking

Follett

Follett

Provider of education technology, services, physical and digital content

Infinite Campus

Infinite Campus

Supports student learning by ensuring school districts streamline educational processes, promote stakeholder collaboration and personalize learning

PowerSchool Group

PowerSchool Group

Education technology platform for K-12 that delivers unified classroom experience inclusive of student information systems, assessment, and analytics

RaaWee K12 Solutions

RaaWee K12 Solutions

Provides expertise in enterprise and cloud administrative application development to solve the business and student support challenges of educational institutions

Skyward

Skyward

Serves school districts and municipalities with its student information system (SIS)