The K-12 educational technology market is hot. And with so many students now learning from home, the requirements have changed dramatically. Demand for innovative setups is high from both schools and families.
One potential drawback: If you’re new to the edtech market, the learning curve can be steep.
Intel Partner University is here to help. It’s offering 9 courses to get you schooled on the lucrative and fast-moving education tech market.
K-12 Education 101
Are you new to the U.S. K-12 education market? No worries. This comprehensive overview brings you up to speed, exploring the key issues, stakeholders and processes of ed-tech procurement.
Selling to K-12 education means having a firm grasp of the needs, expectations and challenges of a variety of stakeholders. That includes everyone from administrators and principals to parents and teachers. Knowing who’s who will help you better anticipate stakeholder concerns during all phases of the sales cycle from prospecting to closing.
Virtual learning requires educators to use a wide variety of tools to create engaging content and resources in an ever-changing environment. In this course, you’ll learn how Intel is helping educators to better leverage technology to support students in online, virtual and hybrid learning models.
Value of Collaborating with Intel
The course is designed to familiarize you with Intel’s K-12 resources and augment your knowledge of the K-12 market. The contents, drawn from a variety of Intel-published resources, will provide you with the background knowledge to understand specific challenges faced by districts, schools, educators, parents and students.
In K-12 education, it all comes down to the right device. This comprehensive course will familiarize you with the resulting data and recommendations from Intel’s August 2020 Chromebook device study, “The Right Chromebook for Virtual Learning.” This valuable data can help sellers see how processor performance affects teaching and learning, especially in virtual environments.
Educators and students need dependable, secure and flexible devices now more than ever. This course will familiarize you with the resulting data and recommendations from “The Right Windows Device for Virtual Learning,” a report published in July 2020 and commissioned by Intel. With this crucial data, sellers will be equipped for meaningful conversations with customers regarding how processor performance affects teaching and learning, especially in virtual environments.
eSports in K-12
K-12 eSports is an incredible opportunity for resellers and those in the channel for a variety of reasons. With this engaging overview, you’ll better understand eSports and the opportunity it holds for your K-12 education customers and business.
In eSports, performance can make the difference between victory and defeat. Led by Michael Harrison, Intel’s director of education sales, this compelling overview helps resellers to better understand Intel's engagement with competitive eSports and the K-12 eSports opportunity.
Scholastic eSports reveals countless opportunities for students seeking 21st Century skills and potential careers. Likewise, eSports provides lucrative opportunities for resellers. In this course, Laylah Bulman, director of strategic partnerships at the North American Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF), shares valuable strategies and tips for qualifying leads when engaging in K-12 eSports conversations with potential customers.
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