New Posted Resources 12/15/2009
DECEMBER 15, 2009
DECEMBER 15, 2009
Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners
SEPTEMBER 11, 2009
The Electric Educator
JANUARY 30, 2009
We expect many companies will attempt to solve this problem, but the market will quickly gravitate towards the one it likes best." Frey believes that ultimately, an iTunes -like system will emerge that will allow individuals and companies to easily create and distribute original courses on every topic immaginable. Once the tools to easily create and distribute courseware is available, an explosion of content will occur similar to the way that iTunes created a market for podcasts.
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
5 New EdTech tools to watch. In this post, we will show you the top five new techno tools that you might use in your university. With such tools at your disposal, you can not only discuss certain themes but also show them to the students.
DECEMBER 14, 2017
What began as a husband-and-wife skunkworks project in rural Wisconsin four years ago has now become absorbed into an education data company that boasts millions of users across 44 states. From there the tool spread via word of mouth, and within six months the pet project became a company, eduCLIMBER , where Matt was CEO. based provider of data, assessment and reporting tools for K-12 schools and districts.
JUNE 19, 2018
What better way to prepare students for coding careers and computer science-related fields than introducing them to the tools that professionals use? The company says it’s making these available to any “teaching-focused institution that grants degrees or certificates,” including non-traditional bootcamp-style coding programs. Our mission is to help developers learn to code with the real-world tools of industry.” Here’s the company’s features chart.)
MARCH 30, 2018
Amazon will be sunsetting TenMarks and its online instructional tools, which were once at the forefront of the company’s K-12 digital education strategy. She emailed the company to learn that it was not. “It A company spokesperson wrote via email that “after a thorough review of TenMarks, we’ve made the difficult decision to no longer offer this service after June 30, 2019.” But the company gave no indication that it would close shop.
AUGUST 29, 2017
Even if you don’t have multiple ages on campus, this can be accomplished through Skype or other video conferencing tools. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact? And that’s such a fantastic tool.
JANUARY 10, 2018
He received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) in 2009 for mathematics from California. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.
JULY 16, 2019
Access to technology for all students is a major goal for many schools, companies, and organizations—yet access is only part of the equation.
DECEMBER 4, 2019
For the third time this year, an American education technology company is laying claim to the magical “unicorn” status. To date, company has raised $138 million. A Duolingo spokesperson says the company expects to break even this year and be cashflow positive in 2020.
OCTOBER 29, 2019
Almost a decade after Lynzi Ziegenhagen began work on tools to help K-12 schools with data analysis and visualization, she faced an important decision. For her Schoolzilla company to continue to grow, it needed a larger sales division. based company up for acquisition talks.
OCTOBER 30, 2019
And yet, Tade Oyerinde took the plunge in 2014, leaving the University of Leeds in England to dedicate his time to developing a tool to improve digital communications in the classroom. “My Most of those tools suck so much that professors default to email,” Oyerinde says.
NOVEMBER 27, 2019
Four years ago, when Hardeep Gulati took over as CEO of PowerSchool, the company numbered around 400 employees. Schoology was founded in 2009 and has been working on data integrations with PowerSchool’s student information system as far back as 2012, Friedman adds.
OCTOBER 24, 2019
Since 2015, PowerSchool has acquired eight companies. Through these deals, the company has expanded its product suite beyond its original K-12 student information system offering to assessment, enrollment, special education and talent management services.
APRIL 9, 2015
About Company ([link] ([link] established in 2009. She works hard to provide a safe e-mail service for kids, and helps educate parents on tools to help keep their children safe from online threats like cyberbullying and strangers.
JANUARY 23, 2020
Since 2009, Omidyar Network has invested $200 million in 100 educational for-profit and nonprofit organizations, according to Klement. the fund will continue to support education-to-career pathways for parents, and quality early-learning tools and access to childcare programs.
The Christensen Institute
DECEMBER 17, 2019
In 2009, Clayton Christensen wrote in The Innovator’s Prescription that facilitated networks are an ideal business model for helping patients manage chronic conditions.
FEBRUARY 5, 2019
Each company received $75,000 from Village Capital and $50,000 from ETS. It bought Edusoft, an English language-learning tool, in 2011 and purchased assessment provider Questar for $127.5 These two companies were identified through a competition that Village Capital has organized since 2009. The world’s biggest private nonprofit test maker is dipping its toes into the world of education technology investments.
APRIL 2, 2019
Instructure , the publicly traded company best known for its learning management systems (LMS) Canvas and Bridge, has agreed to acquire a fellow Salt Lake City-based education technology company, MasteryConnect , for $42.5 K-12 market for classroom assessment tools is expected to reach $1.7 Founded in 2009, MasteryConnect offers a platform where teachers can plan lessons, create and deliver assessments, and track how students perform against academic standards.
A Principal's Reflections
JUNE 17, 2018
The most successful companies are successful because they are always looking for ways to improve. John Hattie (2009) found a similar effect size of 0.73 Best of all they can serve as an empowerment tool to help kids exert more ownership over their learning.
JUNE 14, 2018
But the latest cohort at Michelson Runway, an startup accelerator geared towards higher-ed companies, highlights a broader approach to innovation in education. Among the offerings on display at its demo day on June 13 were a structured gap year program, a tool for pronouncing names correctly and financial lending based on academic merit. The 10 groups presenting Wednesday were the accelerator’s second cohort, and 14 companies have gone through the program so far.
JUNE 17, 2019
School and district users had ample warning about the demise of the adaptive K-12 math and writing software—the company issued a notice on its site 15 months ago—and yet many say that the off-boarding process was not a smooth one. The final days are drawing near for TenMarks.
DECEMBER 14, 2016
Now, the Salt Lake City-based company is back to growing—this time, on the right track, its current CEO Mick Hewitt insists—with the help of a new funding round. This latest round brings the company’s fundraising total to more than $34 million. The modest fundraise comes after the company attempted to expand beyond its core offering, a mastery-based learning platform that aims to help teachers create curriculum and track how students perform against specific standards.
OCTOBER 5, 2016
But when funding dries up and profits remain elusive, companies have to make tough cuts. Back in the driver’s seat is Mick Hewitt, who co-founded the company in 2009 and served as its first CEO. He adds: “As a venture-funded company, there’s been a decision to get to profitability in the next nine to 12 months.” Its core offerings include formative assessment products such as Socrative (a startup acquired in June 2014), grading tools and reporting services.
APRIL 5, 2018
You know, we’re not giving the kids the tools in school along with opportunities to collaborate, that they need on the job, that the companies are asking for. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
They’re on the lookout for digital programs that are designed specifically for middle school students, highly adjustable, and equipped with robust data tools for teachers. Embedded tests or tools to measure student growth throughout the year.
A Principal's Reflections
DECEMBER 22, 2013
I will be the first one to admit that the learning environments and spaces at New Milford High School looked nothing like this prior to 2009.
JUNE 2, 2017
If students are truly “customers,” as some developers of higher-ed tools services have argued, then it’s no surprise that the biggest customer relationship management (CRM) provider is throwing its hat—and money—into the education industry. Founded in 2009, Viridis aims to connect the different points in the employment triangle between students, schools and employers.
APRIL 17, 2017
It allows companies to pay employees via direct deposit, and for you to pay others via mobile apps or online banking services. This means records are not easily transferable between tools used within the same school or district. Over the next month, the EdSurge Research team will be profiling companies about how they think, plan, and guide their product development process to address these needs. “We We’ve been talking about interoperability since the beginning in 2009.
FEBRUARY 21, 2016
K-12 education system by open educational resources (OER) since 2009, although my first exposure to the ideas and leaders of the movement stretch back to the launch of the MIT OpenCourseWare initiative.
OCTOBER 5, 2016
But it boasts a voracious appetite when it comes to ingesting education data and, now, another company. based startup, which offers data warehousing and visualization tools for schools and districts, has acquired Decision Science Labs. The company has raised $1 million in venture funding since launching in June 2014. In 2013, Schoolzilla spun off as an independent company, and currently serves over 100 school systems across more than 25 states.
MAY 14, 2018
At the same time, enrollment in teacher education programs dropped from 691,000 to 451,000 between 2009 and 2014, LPI says. While much of the focus centers on the content knowledge, the absence of other areas of expertise—such as classroom management skills and the use of 21st century tools and pedagogies—has just as much of an impact. Edtech companies have a vested interest in helping states and school systems tackle this challenge.
AUGUST 8, 2016
Other investors in the New York City-based company include the Lumina Foundation , the Carver Family Office, Serious Change, NVC Investments and angel investors such as Carlos Gutierrez (former CEO of Kellogg and U.S. Viridis Learning was founded in 2009 by Felix Ortiz III, who after finishing his service in the U.S. Civy Analytics built an online tool that helps users find available job and training opportunities from local workforce investment boards.
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
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