Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

Gaggle is more than simply a school safety company or an AI algorithm that works to monitor students’ digital footprint. Dedicated – Every Gaggler believes in our company mission and works hard to ensure we live up to that mission.

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

Record Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019) These three educators co-authored Don’t Ditch That Tech: Differentiated Instruction in a Digital World and talk about research, differentiation tools, and so much more from ISTE19. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Excellence can’t be for some; it must be for all, and in order for it to be for all, we have to look at our practices in our schools and to make sure that we’re meeting the needs of every single child. Sanée: This is where the rubber meets the road.

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How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

In addition to his work in schools, Richard has been a consultant to some of the largest companies in the educational technology industry. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

EdTech 360

Building Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

As an edtech vendor, you know creating a strong working relationship between your company and any prospective client is key. You might think this is obvious—schools aren’t companies, after all. Be upfront about where you can and can’t meet a district’s needs.

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How to Give Teachers Choice in Professional Development

The CoolCatTeacher

In this episode, she talks about the revolutionary way she recently held teacher PD (using video instruction and face to face meetings) and what she learned. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

Neo LMS

Otherwise, use email or meetings as an opportunity to talk to parents about the impact of excessive screen time. The media loves sensational tech stories. Remember that one where young people were growing “horns” on their skulls because of their phones? That seems plausible, right?

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. Despite these benefits, many districts’ infrastructures do not meet the standards of the Federal Trade Commission’s Principles of Fair Information Practice , which outline best practices to ensure student privacy and protection.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Those are among the social issues addressed by 20 non-profit and educational institutions that are getting grants from the Google AI Impact Challenge , announced today at the company’s annual I/O developer conference.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Competitions, external “judging” or feedback from classroom guests, and opportunities to greet and meet VIP guests and share their work are all ways to reward excellence and encourage students to go above and beyond the rubric. Classroom management can be a challenge.

Meet the Platform That ‘Gets to Know You’—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

Edsurge

In the year since it launched, the platform has cut in half the time students have to study to obtain the same results, according to company metrics. In the world of college test prep materials and tools, Don Phan considers himself a connoisseur.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

User Generated Education

What are some subgoals that will help with meeting the bigger goals? textbook or testing company). I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons.

5 Ways to Customize Your Teacher Professional Development This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

She worked with her principal to have all educators create that stress journal and they found that they actually had control to change many of those pieces that were causing that stress; things like: their meeting schedule, their PD structure, policies around structures for attendance.

How to Build Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

School districts should communicate their needs and give candid feedback to developers; at the same time, edtech developers need to meet the needs of diverse learners and educators to improve learning outcomes.

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Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Community providers, such as the University AME Zion Church (UAMEZ) in Palo Alto, California, understand that digital literacy development, like any learning, starts with building trust in the community and meeting learners where they are.

Market Signals for Research-Based Innovations

Digital Promise

Companies are so quick to get a product out to meet what’s current in education that they fail to develop the quality and depth they need. Four product companies supported our iterative learning by participating in user testing: Lexia , ReadWorks , Speak Agent , and Zyrobotics.

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To help customers be well, a former weight-loss company thinks beyond the scale

The Christensen Institute

One reason she decided to partner with the wellness company is its focus on community: “I grew up understanding about being active, about being healthy, that was just how I was raised. The theory further reveals that when hiring a potential solution we don’t just consider its performance; we also consider its ability to meet social and emotional needs. Fogg explains, The popular weight loss company understands that today’s consumers don’t just want to shed excess pounds.

Meet the Platform That 'Gets to Know You'—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

Edsurge

In the year since it launched, the platform has cut in half the time students have to study to obtain the same results, according to company metrics. In the world of college test prep materials and tools, Don Phan considers himself a connoisseur.

A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

Edsurge

He had learned some coding and development on his own through freeCodeCamp.org , and he had polished some of those skills doing work for a small WordPress related company. Because of privacy laws, the company can’t directly contact its biggest segment of end users. “It’s

How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

It is typical that every fall, parents and their children’s kindergarten teacher meet to design and discuss an individualized learning map for their children. There are around 80 education development companies in Finland, and 22 of them participated in EDUDigi.

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Motivating Struggling Learners in Summer School and in Class Everyday

The CoolCatTeacher

Check out Jennifer Gonzalez’s 2019 Teacher’s Guide to Technology. We need to get to know them so that we can meet those needs. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

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Students Speak: How Technology Can Transform Learning

Digital Promise

The lack of technology use in my classrooms is a shame considering I am in Oakland, one of the most innovative cities with an influx of tech companies. Next, I’d try to identify which products would meet my needs and how to access them.

Edtech, Equity, and Innovation: A Critical Look in the Mirror

Digital Promise

When an educator is unprepared and unable to access high-quality resources to meet our unique learners’ needs, the system penalizes the educator. We are often reluctant to label anything facilitated through technology as a failure.

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Telling our Student’s Stories

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

5 Innovative Conferences For Educators And Entrepreneurs To Attend In 2019

EdNews Daily

If you’re interested in the combination of education and innovation, here is a short list of five conferences you should check out in 2019 that bring all of these initiatives and leading educators together. Read more about this conference at their site: ISTE 2019.

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

The quote was by Charles “Tremendous” Jones , and the quote said, “The difference between who we are as a person today, and who we will be in five years is determined by the books we read and the people we meet.”

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Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

Not because I believe I could do better, but because I’d love to learn how to lead and support a company like he does at Gaggle. The post Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team appeared first on Gaggle. Name: Jacob Huss. Title: Account Manager. Originally from Columbia, South Carolina, Jacob Huss has been part of the Gaggle family for the past year and a half.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools

Neo LMS

For example, during a parent-teacher meeting, you can set up a session in which to explain which tools you plan to use for the entire school year and what are the benefits for students. And edtech companies have taken notice of this trend. Being a parent* is hard work.

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Challenges Facing Edtech Procurement and Possible Solutions: Part 2

Digital Promise

As an educator, once you understand those instructional needs, you are able to explore edtech tools that align with and meet your students’ needs. Evaluate the Product to Ensure It Meets Your Students’ Needs. Note: you can find and read Part 1 of this blog post series here.

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10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

ISTE 2019 is fast approaching, and as enthusiasm levels rise, so does the pressure to see it all and do it all. ISTE is the perfect opportunity to meet new teachers and expand your professional learning network. Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

Can start-up companies profit off one of the lowest paid professions: home-based child care?

The Hechinger Report

The San Francisco resident graduated from nearby Mills College in May 2018 with a master’s degree in early childhood education, and today she is getting her dream off the ground with the help of a new child care services company called Wonderschool.