Bootcamp profiles: Nashville Software School

The Christensen Institute

Wark learned on the job, managed large engineering teams, and even started a handful of companies, one of which he took public in 1999. In 2002, after a lifetime of career success, Wark found himself fighting off cancer.

Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

Edsurge

In just over a decade, 20 independent education companies have raised more than $2.7 Collectively, 116 directors serve on the boards of these privately-held companies. As much as one-third of edtech companies started during that time have a female CEO or founder. While corporate boards seldom draw the attention of end users, they set the strategic path and hold the power to make fundamental decisions about the companies.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Once I was speaking in Virginia and some teachers told me I had to meet Pam, that she was a “teacher’s and student’s superintendent.” They flipped to one-to-one sometime around 2002. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

Edsurge

Although the pessimists correctly observe that many questionable edtech startups have been over-funded and over-hyped these past few years (and some of the biggest are likely to crash to Earth in the near future), it’s simultaneously true that the next decade is likely to see the birth and growth of some of the most transformative education companies of this century. In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer.

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Reflections on 20 Years of Open Content: Lessons from Open Source

iterating toward openness

Confusion over the meaning of the word “free” (e.g., ‘if my company uses programs licensed as free software, does that mean I can’t charge customers?’) ’) was the original fear, uncertainty, and doubt that kept companies from engaging in this work. In early 1998, a group of advocates got together for a strategy meeting to discuss how they could advance the cause of free software. Companies are starting to ‘get it’!”

What these teens learned about the Internet may shock you!

The Hechinger Report

The news literacy initiative is based in the Stanford History Education Group that Wineburg founded in 2002 to train teachers how to use primary sources and help students critically evaluate historical claims. Northport, N.Y.,

How Mindfulness Can Help Teachers and Students Manage Challenging Situations

MindShift

Norton & Company. Let’s imagine that this is the moment a parent challenges you in a meeting or the moment you learn that a colleague was diagnosed with a serious illness. meeting confrontation.

Inside Maine’s disastrous roll out of proficiency-based learning

The Hechinger Report

Searsport had started transitioning to a standards-based diploma in 2002, after receiving a share of a $10-million school reform grant that Gates had made to the Sen.

How one Mississippi community copes with influx of Hispanic students

The Hechinger Report

After graduation, he returned to his home country, where he worked at the Arthur Anderson consulting firm and the Firestone tire company. The company, then known as B.C. We try to meet their needs, but it’s not easy.

The History of the Future of E-rate

Hack Education

While much of the speculation about the future of education technology under President Trump has been focused on the new Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ( her investment in various ed-tech companies , her support for vouchers and charter schools), it’s probably worth remembering that the Department of Education is hardly the only agency that shapes education and education technology policy.

A traditional model of organizational knowledge creation

Connecting 2 the World

For example, a graduate with an associate’s degree in accounting may be competent for recording inventory, but not creating a company’s tax return. It also becomes a tangible representation of tacit knowledge for both group members and those outside of the group (Conceicao, Heitor, & Veloso, 2003; Yaklief, 2002). 2002). 2002, Jan 7-11). Paper presented at the Computer Support for Collaborative Learning (CSCL) 2002 Conference, Boulder, CO. 2002). 2002).

The Biggest Give-Away Yet - Thank You Readers and my Personal Learning Network!

Kleinspiration

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting many of my virtual friends face to face in San Diego at the International Society for Technology in Education Conference. Omg - Really - I have the Best of Friends & Supportive Readers!

Education Technology and Data Insecurity

Hack Education

Pokémon Go, a free augmented reality game developed by Niantic (a company spun out of Google in 2015), became the most popular mobile game in US history this year. Under a Trump administration: I very much want ed-tech companies and schools to reconsider collecting so much data about students — Audrey Watters (@audreywatters) November 10, 2016. ” “ How Asian test-prep companies swiftly exposed the brand-new SAT.” Under surveillance by companies.

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Teaching from Home and Still Making a Difference: Meet Katharine from 51Talk

EdNews Daily

I finished my undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts in 2002. Upon completion I was offered a job teaching English to business managers at an international company and worked there for a few months before being offered a job teaching children and young adults.