Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Bett Show 2018: Creating a better future by transforming education. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018! We’re really looking forward to meet you at BETT 2018!

Thoughtful Creation of Company Culture Leads to Startup Success

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Intentionally establishing your company's values and mission is an important factor in building a strong venture. The post Thoughtful Creation of Company Culture Leads to Startup Success appeared first on Market Brief.

A Shakeout Coming for Online Program Management Companies

Wisewire

With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give. Ten years ago, just three or four companies existed to help universities start online programs.

Join us at iNACOL 2018!

The Christensen Institute

Who: Julia Freeland Fisher, Director of Education Research, Christensen Institute; Dave Lash, Principal, Dave Lash & Company; Grace Belfiore, Principal Consultant, Belfiore Education Consulting; Kim Merritt, Director of Da Vinci Extension, Da Vinci Schools. The post Join us at iNACOL 2018!

Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Different styles of leadership work best for different companies and CEOs. The post Ed-Tech Company CEO Shares Leadership Style Approaches appeared first on Market Brief. Which one is right for you?

ISTE 2018: Where I’ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

ISTE 2018 is here again. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). ISTE 2018 hashtags. The folks over at Edublogger have created an epic remote participation guide for ISTE 2018.

Startup Founder Finds New Focus in Mission of Social-Emotional Learning Company

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

After Move This World founder Sara LaHayne became bogged down in the administrative aspects of management, she took time to find a renewed emphasis on her company's message of self care for teachers and students.

Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post Ed-Tech Companies: Big Data Analytics Must Result in Helpful Human Actions appeared first on Market Brief. School districts are using algorithms to analyze student data, but those metrics must be usable for educators to impact student learning.

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Drive Business Forward With a Company Rallying Cry

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This year we adopted our first “rallying cry”… The post Drive Business Forward With a Company Rallying Cry appeared first on Market Brief. Professional sports teams often have a rallying chant (either fan driven or player driven). Non-profits have missions to rally around.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. Anthony Salcito uses his role as the VP World Wide Education for Microsoft USA to carry out the company’s mission to increase technology’s role in the classroom. You know the saying “The only constant is change”.

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Don’t Let Perfectionism Derail Your Company’s Big Picture Growth Goals

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This ed-tech company CEO found that letting go of things that were not serving her company's mission was critical to its progression. The post Don’t Let Perfectionism Derail Your Company’s Big Picture Growth Goals appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startup Startups

Should Teachers and Tech Companies Work Together?

TeacherCast

The post Should Teachers and Tech Companies Work Together? This week on the TechEducator Podcast we discuss a recent New York Times article that focused on the topic of Teacher Ambassador Programs. appeared first on TeacherCast.

Transitioning to a For-Profit Model, but Keeping Your Company’s Soul

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Social-emotional learning company Move This World began as a non-profit. But the designation was holding the company back. The post Transitioning to a For-Profit Model, but Keeping Your Company’s Soul appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog edtech Education Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship For-Profit Education SEL Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startups

MobyMax Wins 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company

techlearning

was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company. Sept 4, 2018 - MobyMax , the most widely adopted edtech platform in the U.S., was awarded the 2018 Tech Edvocate Award for Best Global EdTech Company.

The Stories We Were Told about Education Technology (2018)

Hack Education

2018 was a year in which public school teachers all over the US rose up in protest over pay , working conditions, and funding , striking in red states like West Virginia , Kentucky, and Oklahoma despite an anti-union ruling by the Supreme Court.

Top Posts of 2018 Focus on Big Education Companies and Popularity of Digital Tools

Marketplace K-12

What were the biggest news stories about the K-12 market in 2018? The post Top Posts of 2018 Focus on Big Education Companies and Popularity of Digital Tools appeared first on Market Brief. Check out Marketplace K-12's 10 most popular blog posts over the past year.

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S.

B2B Social Media Trends We are Going to See in 2018

Ask a Tech Teacher

Companies across the globe continue to use social media as a vital part of their marketing strategy — creating content to connect and engage their audience. Stay ahead of the curve in the new year with these B2B social media trends for 2018. It is a must as we transition into 2018.

How Districts Can Inform EdTech Companies to Make Better Products

Education Elements

Innovation often requires leading, not following, in technology advancement. I was involved in two important decisions in 2007 while serving as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction at Maine Township High School District 20 in Illinois. First, needing a new Director of Technology to help us advance technology into an essential role to improve learning, I hired a talented young man named Dr. Hank Thiele. Leaders

10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

EdNews Daily

Voted #1 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor by employees’ choice in 2019, and Best CEO in 2018, this education company comes well recommended. If I missed a company you’d recommend, comment below or head over to the Educators’ Exchange Facebook group and join the conversation!

Best Tips For EdTech Companies Looking To Sell To School Districts

EdTech Authority

[Transcription] Today we're going to talk about education technology companies and the importance of finding your target audience at schools. I'm Will McCoy, where we [ ] The post Best Tips For EdTech Companies Looking To Sell To School Districts appeared first on EdTech Authority.

Lessons Learned: One Company’s Journey to Becoming a More Responsive Organization

Education Elements

I have led several companies but the workplace and teams today are uniquely more interconnected than they were in past organizations. So three years ago I decided I needed a new approach to how I organized our team and approach at Education Elements , the education consulting company I founded in 2010. Leaders

Pushing the Limits on Instagram in 2018

The Christensen Institute

2018 is the year brands will learn how to push the limits on Instagram and beyond to meet a goal and find that precious ROI. If your 2018 marketing goals and objectives include Instagram, you might see things are a bit more complicated, tricky, and strategy has never been more important.

BlackTrax appoints Amptown System Company

techlearning

BlackTrax announces that Amptown System Company is the latest to join the growing BlackTrax partner network. The company will be responsible for the sales, support and marketing of BlackTrax real time motion tracking systems throughout the German speaking market.

ISTE 2018 Cheat Sheet

techlearning

But here’s a tip—research and connect with presenters and companies you know will be exhibiting ahead of time, and schedule time to talk about your classroom needs.When it comes to talking to people and making connections, you never know where something will lead professionally.

Sleep Pod Companies Want to Disrupt Naps on Campus

Edsurge

Another sleep pod company on the horizon is hoping to address cost concerns by dropping sleep pods onto campuses for free—and instead rely on a paid advertising model. Companies like Tempur-Sealy might plant their mattress in the pod, he explained, and students can look on the tablet for information about the products they are using. “We And the company is set to deploy its first pod at the University of Arizona this December.

Consolidation, collaboration or closure? How colleges stay alive in 2018

The Christensen Institute

So what will 2018 bring? What will be the most important strategic consideration for colleges in 2018? Is 2018 the time for my institution to take proactive concrete steps toward a merger or acquisition? What will be the most important new innovative practice in higher education in 2018? We will begin to see the foundation for more course and department sharing in 2018. In 2018, these experiments will continue and new innovative models will rapidly spread.

As Tech Companies Hire More Liberal Arts Majors, More Students Are Choosing STEM Degrees

Edsurge

Companies specializing in this area focus on connecting talent to opportunity, and startup accelerator LearnLaunch estimates more than 240 such companies have already been funded. But those fragmented solutions and companies haven’t yet solved the challenges they think exist. And major tech companies including Google and Apple recently announced that employees are no longer required to have a degree on their resume.

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security

EdTech Magazine

Company Offers Free Facial Recognition Software to Boost School Security. Last month, RealNetworks , the streaming media company that garnered attention in the ‘90s and early 2000s for developing the first audio streaming solution , announced it would offer its facial recognition software, SAFR , for free to over 100,000 school districts. eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:47. With the wave of school shootings that have swept the U.S.

How a 5-Decade Old Education Company Reinvented Itself

Edsurge

The privately-held education company used to focus on making print instructional materials for K-12 schools. Today, there are six million current active users on i-Ready, the company’s flagship digital product. based company, to learn more about that reinvention, and the lessons he’s learned in the process. How did you transition from a traditional company focused on providing workbooks to an edtech company? The company] has continued to grow.

3 insights the Global Prosperity team learned in 2018

The Christensen Institute

Inspired by Julia Freeland Fisher’s recent blog that highlighted what our Education team learned in 2018, I decided to write a blog about three insights the Global Prosperity team learned in 2018. To that end, here are three big insights we learned in 2018.

Building a Learning Company: Three Entrepreneurs Dish Out Advice

Edsurge

So, it’s perhaps not surprising that there are game-based edtech companies hoping to leave a mark in classrooms. Finding a (Sustainable) Business Model Grant Hosford, the co-founder and CEO of codeSpark, an app that teaches kids, ages 5- to 10- years old how to code, advised the audience that you can make some choices for your company that appear good at first and even midway through. It does make it kind of challenging on the structure of the company,” Krajewski said. “If

K-12 Game-a-thon Hall of Fame 2018

MIND Research Institute

August 29, 2018. Capital Group Companies. August 22, 2018. Because of Staples, MIND was able to offer the following prizes: All participants - a certificate and official 2018 Game-a-thon poster.

14 Million People Read Her Classroom Tweet About 1 Question She Asks Students

The CoolCatTeacher

Andre Sasser (@MrsSasser) August 27, 2018. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

What U.S. Companies Should Know About Asia's Edtech Market

Edsurge

After a summer of market research and competitor analysis, the company eventually signed off on a collaboration with a Chinese partner, TAL Education. company that has eyed Asia as the next big market. But their story is not a blueprint that will make sense for every company. Between the drastic variations in business culture, social norms and day-to-day education affairs, there are a lot of differences companies should know about (along with a few similarities).

Should Teachers Take Cash from Edtech Companies?

Edsurge

When she was in the classroom, Jenny Herrera remembers feeling resentful whenever the school principal would email teachers telling them they needed to stay after school to give feedback to edtech companies. The ethics of teachers advising and working with edtech companies received a lot of attention when the New York Times published a piece on the subject last fall. So from a company side, pilots can work, but I think it needs to happen much earlier.”

Why Startups Fail: Lessons for Education Companies

Marketplace K-12

CB Insights did a postmortem on why startup companies fail--a chronicle of missteps that may offer lessons for K-12 companies. The post Why Startups Fail: Lessons for Education Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

What happens when your favorite edtech company goes from free to premium overnight? | @FlippityNet

TeacherCast

The post What happens when your favorite edtech company goes from free to premium overnight? | @FlippityNet appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network.

Student-Authored Interviews: A Powerful Way to Empower Students to Lead

The CoolCatTeacher

Ross Flatt is the Director of… Read more… Transformational Teaching in Tough Times Part 2 with Sia Kyriakakos Vicki Davis November 28, 2018 Baltimore teacher Sia Kyriakakos continues her powerful interview about transformative teaching in tough situations.

3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers

Edsurge

But what does it mean for a company to personalize its support for the teachers who use its product? School leader, Jordan Silvestri and Kiddom representative, Melissa Giroux, describe what it takes for an edtech company to deliver the kind of personalized experience to its customers that teachers give to their students. Companies, too, need to build that kind of inquiry into every step of their work with educators. Education is awash with efforts to personalize learning.