The Asian Money Fueling US Edtech Investments

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So states a recent Wall Street Journal report on the tens of billions of dollars that Chinese companies have poured on U.S. To adapt, many companies are investing domestically, particularly in China, where edtech companies raised more than $1.2 Increasingly, Asian companies are also investing abroad to find fresh ideas and tools to bring to their local markets. Edtech Companies With Asia-Based Investors. Based Company. Company.

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The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

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It implemented a 1:1 device-to-student model in its middle schools in 2009, and expanded that to high schools in 2013. In a strongly worded letter ( PDF ) sent to MESE this August, the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) charged the department with cozying up to educational technology companies, decrying the MAPLE/LearnLaunch partnership as a “new corporate-backed effort to reshape public education” and “yet another in a long line of attempts to teacher-proof education.”.

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What I Learned Because of School

A Principal's Reflections

With this program I was able to comfort frightened incoming freshmen during orientation, raise money to assist victims of the genocide in Darfur, and attend inspirational seminars about leadership and ethical issues. I hope to eventually own my own company, and without leadership skills my dream would not be feasible. In the fall of 2009 I went on a field trip to Wall Street with my AP History class.

Education Technology and the 'New' For-Profit Higher Education

Hack Education

Court filings from the fraud trial did provide some insights into how Trump University operated – high-pressure sales tactics detailed in the the company’s “ playbooks ” that revealed how Trump University employees sold its course packages – these cost up to $35,000 – targeting vulnerable populations in particular and feeding on their socioeconomic anxieties. million from the company between 2010 and 2015 before he stepped down from his role there.

The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

This talk was delivered at Virginia Commonwealth University today as part of a seminar co-sponsored by the Departments of English and Sociology. The very next day, Apple shares hit $97.80, an all-time high for the company. 2009 – the phones in their pockets.

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