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.

How Tech Companies Are Selling Colleges on Mass Data Collection

Edsurge

Versions of that sales pitch echoed through the cavernous exhibit hall this week at one of the largest trade shows for tech companies selling to colleges. We walked the exhibit hall here looking for new ways that companies are offering this Big-Data-driven transformation.

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Most Popular EdSurge Podcast Episodes of 2019

Edsurge

Meet Anthony Johnson: Teacher of the Year. At the center of our story: Bill Demirkapi, who managed to bust into two key student information systems at his high school, and then tried to get the edtech companies to fix their software—with mixed results. Education is complicated.

MIND Blog Rewind: October 2019

MIND Research Institute

Here is a recap of important news, content, and resources coming out of MIND and our community for October 2019. We are excited to be part of this group of over 300 leading academic institutions, non-profits, foundations, companies, and government agencies. MIND Blog Rewind: July 2019.

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

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Join Me This Year For Some Exciting Workshops During the 2019 ISTE Conference!

TeacherCast

Learn how to create an effective digital literacy plan for a typical K-12 district and identify the ingredients needed for an effective instructional technology plan that meets the needs of students, staff and your community. Educational Podcasters Meet-up: (2:00 – 2:-30).

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.

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.

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.

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.

EdSurge’s Year in Review: The Top 10 K-12 Stories of 2019

Edsurge

Like last year , we’ve also added a selection of editor’s picks—our favorite stories, op-eds and investigations from the past year spotlighting how the education system is meeting a diverse array of challenges. What should the companies do?

5 Strategies for Coaching Instructional Excellence

The CoolCatTeacher

Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) August 6, 2019 Sherry St. Coaching schools to best meet the needs of all students is Sherry’s passion. was released in June of 2019. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show. Sherry St.

Indebted to your mentors? One company’s business model tests repaying connections that paid off

The Christensen Institute

The need for mentoring models that both afford scale and support mentor-mentee relationships is what piqued my interest in a new approach: a company called Pelion is trying to source reliable connections to virtual career mentors and tying the outcome of those connections, as measured by the career success of the mentee, to a financing model called income share agreements (ISAs).

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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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

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.

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.

Strategy Shift Leads to Layoffs (and a Rogue Ex-Employee) at Coding Kit Company Pi-Top

Edsurge

A London-based company in the crowded market of do-it-yourself programmable hardware for students seeks to shake off negative headlines as it restructures and changes focus to the U.S. The company first announced its strategic shift with a capital injection of about 3.3

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.

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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Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

SnapChat has a ways to go to meet the needs of their disabled users. In 2018 Berners-Lee kicked off a global campaign that included a “Contract for the Web,” urging governments, Internet companies and users to commit to a set of principles to protect the openness and accessibility of the Web.

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.

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.

What Every Edtech Company Needs to Know About Schools and Data Privacy

Edsurge

New federal and state laws —and a greater focus on the issue by districts—are giving edtech companies a lot to consider. Specifically, companies may run into roadblocks with legal or data privacy officers if they don’t meet key criteria regarding legal terms, data privacy and security that districts and schools need to see based on local, state and federal legislation. The data privacy landscape looks a lot different than it did even a few years ago.

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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.

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.

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 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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

3 Awesome Minutes: Question Formulation Techniques (QFT)’s

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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The 2019 EdSurde Annual Special: Edtech April Fool’s News That Should Stay Fake

Edsurge

Congratulations for making it through the first quarter of 2019! As early as Monday morning, students posted photos of word problems asking how many oranges Mickey Mouse has left after Donald Duck absconded with some, and how quickly Spider-Man would meet Homer Simpson if Spidey started swinging from Manhattan at noon and Homer’s Springfield train left the same time going 70 miles per hour. One company is responding with a new approach.

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