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Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Education companies now need to include caregivers in their technical support, professional development, and implementation processes. The post Professional Development for Parents and Other Caregivers During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 The Startup Blog Parent Engagement social-emotional learning Startups

When COVID-19 Pushes Your Company to Explore New Markets

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The coronavirus has created barriers for ed-tech providers, but it has also fueled new opportunities in early childhood education, say Nikki Navta and Tammy Kwan, of Cognitive ToyBox. The post When COVID-19 Pushes Your Company to Explore New Markets appeared first on Market Brief.

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How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave

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The founder of Listenwise realized her pubic radio experience gave her unique experience to offer educators and students a new service. The post How One K-12 Startup Is Harnessing the Podcasting Wave appeared first on Market Brief.

K-12 Esports Teams Can Give Students College and Career-Readiness Skills

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The rise of esports teams at the K-12 level is highlighting the skills that these activities teach students to prepare them for life after high school. The post K-12 Esports Teams Can Give Students College and Career-Readiness Skills appeared first on Market Brief.

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Understanding the Rising Phenomenon of Esports and Its Embrace by Schools

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Esports is generating huge revenue worldwide and being adopted as varsity sports by school districts. It's a trend to watch. The post Understanding the Rising Phenomenon of Esports and Its Embrace by Schools appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Entrepreneurship esports new markets Startups

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5 Ways to Teach Conflict Resolution Through Social-Emotional Learning

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Skills for settling differences--and handling the feelings around conflict--in the classroom are essential to create healthy learning environments for students. The post 5 Ways to Teach Conflict Resolution Through Social-Emotional Learning appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Curriculum Education Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startups

Educational Games Company CEO Shares Career Advice for Women in Computer Science

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The founder of Galvanize Labs shares her path through the word of computer science, where she was often one of few women in the room. The post Educational Games Company CEO Shares Career Advice for Women in Computer Science appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog career advice career in technology Coding Computer Science Educational Technology/Ed-Tech entrepreneur game-based learning games gamification Startup women in tech

For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers

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Newcomers to the ed-tech space must learn an important lesson: If you're not helping teachers, you have little chance of reaching students. The post For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Startup Startups Teachers

How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused

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Listenwise is expanding into the elementary-grade market in response to demand from educators. The post How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog English language learning ESL listening literacy podcasts

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

4 Ways Social-Emotional Learning Can Create Safe School Spaces for All Students

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Students must feel safe to reach their potential. Use these SEL techniques to create that type of school environment for a diverse range of students. The post 4 Ways Social-Emotional Learning Can Create Safe School Spaces for All Students appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog at-risk students Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startups student achievement trauma wellbeing

Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention to Advice They Don’t Want to Hear

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So many startup legends lead us to believe that a single piece of advice—either taken or not—can be pivotal to the success of a company. The post Entrepreneurs Should Pay Attention to Advice They Don’t Want to Hear appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog advice decisionmaking Entrepreneurship K-12 Dealmaking mentors

4 Principles of Early-Stage Ed-Tech Startup Hiring

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The co-founder of Swing Education says startups should prioritize shared values and look for confident decision makers when recruiting new employees. The post 4 Principles of Early-Stage Ed-Tech Startup Hiring appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Hiring Startup

4 Steps to Boost Social-Emotional Learning in Your Classroom

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These social-emotional learning strategies can make a difference in classrooms and schools and provide students and teachers with support. The post 4 Steps to Boost Social-Emotional Learning in Your Classroom appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Curriculum / Digital Curriculum edtech Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startup Startups

7 Benefits of Lesson Plans in the Cloud

What if teachers didn’t have to lug tons of paperwork with them to and from work? Having lesson plans available anywhere is just one of the advantages.

How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment

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The CEO of Move This World talks about what this new investment will mean for the future of her company. The post How This Social-Emotional Learning Startup Raised $1.1 Million in Investment appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Entrepreneurship Funding / Budgets Incubators / Accelerators Innovation Investment / Venture Capital Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Startups

4 Traits to Look for in a Startup Co-Founder to Create Great Chemistry

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Finding the right co-founders can go a long way toward helping your ed-tech startup succeed. Here are some important qualities to consider. The post 4 Traits to Look for in a Startup Co-Founder to Create Great Chemistry appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog

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5 Elements of a Pitch Deck That Will Lead Your Company to New VC Investment

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Swing Education has raised $23 million in venture capital funding to-date. The ed-tech company's co-founder shares the secrets of his pitch. The post 5 Elements of a Pitch Deck That Will Lead Your Company to New VC Investment appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog

Startup Life Is Uncertain. Here’s How to Remain Calm.

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Entrepreneurs must learn to live with risk and uncertainty every day. Here is something that can help. The post Startup Life Is Uncertain. Here’s How to Remain Calm. appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Online / Virtual Education / Startups

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Why Families Leave Schools

Do you know three of the biggest reasons families leave schools? Here they are – and what you can do about it.

This CEO Was Anti-Technology. Now She Runs an Ed-Tech Company that Relies on Digital Tools.

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The founder of Move This World realized that videos and technology allowed her to share her social-emotional learning products and strategies with more schools and students. The post This CEO Was Anti-Technology. Now She Runs an Ed-Tech Company that Relies on Digital Tools. appeared first on Market Brief.

6 Lessons Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dance Class

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Dance class requires participants to be present, accept feedback, be supportive and give their all. There's a lot here that translates to the startup world. The post 6 Lessons Startup Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dance Class appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Education Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startup Startups

8 Lessons From Female Leaders on Becoming a Better Mother and CEO

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In recognition of Women's History Month, this CEO shares the strategies she's learned from other women to create a successful business and be a present parent. The post 8 Lessons From Female Leaders on Becoming a Better Mother and CEO appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog edtech Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startups thought leadership women in tech

Artificial Intelligence Is Coming. What Should We Teach?

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The rise of artificial intelligence and its application to education means educators and startups needs to rethink how it can be applied in the classroom. The post Artificial Intelligence Is Coming. What Should We Teach? appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog ai Artificial Intelligence robots Startup Startups

How Online Admissions Affect Enrollment Rates

Discover the top five reasons your school’s admissions should be online.

Your Phone May Be Getting in the Way of Startup Progress

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The habit of checking your phone can be disguised as productivity, but for entrepreneurs it can present a barrier to goals. The post Your Phone May Be Getting in the Way of Startup Progress appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship For-Profit Education Innovation Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startups

4 Ways to Support K-12 District Implementation of Your Ed-Tech Product

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This CEO's ed-tech company is signing more district-wide contracts. Here are tips for making sure your product is implemented properly across schools. The post 4 Ways to Support K-12 District Implementation of Your Ed-Tech Product appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Listenwise Professional Development Startup The Startup Blog. Startups

Unpacking ‘CS for All’: Tools for Creating an Inclusive Computer Science Classroom

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How do you help many different kinds of students find success with computer science? These strategies and resources will point teachers in the right direction. The post Unpacking ‘CS for All’: Tools for Creating an Inclusive Computer Science Classroom appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog #CSforAll Computer Science edtech equity inclusive Startup

How Early Is Too Early to Teach Computer Science?

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Good news for parents concerned about kids getting too much screen time: It's possible to teach computer science concepts to very young kids without using computers at all. The post How Early Is Too Early to Teach Computer Science? appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Algorithmic Thinking Coding Computational Thinking Pattern Recognition Problem Analysis Startup Startups

K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Too many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems, causing unnecessary stress and wasted time. That’s why it’s vital for them to invest in modern products and services purposefully designed for private K-12 education.

Choose Ed-Tech Company Success Metrics That Focus on Impact, Not Just Growth

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The metrics your startup chooses to track say a lot about the kind of company you’re building, says this ed-tech CEO. Before focusing on growth metrics, consider measuring impact. The post Choose Ed-Tech Company Success Metrics That Focus on Impact, Not Just Growth appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Startups

5 Healthy Sleep Habits to Help Entrepreneurs Focus During the Work Day

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It's tempting to veg out in front of the television or be distracted by screens, but entrepreneurs need to make wise night decisions to stay sharp for business. The post 5 Healthy Sleep Habits to Help Entrepreneurs Focus During the Work Day appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startup Startup Life thought leadership

How to Design Professional Development that Turns Your Users Into Repeat Customers

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Use these four questions as a guide to make sure your PD offerings fit the needs of educators and will inspire product loyalty. The post How to Design Professional Development that Turns Your Users Into Repeat Customers appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Business Strategy PD Professional Development

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‘No Faking It in Education’: CEO With Silicon Valley Roots Did a Deep Dive for Educational Gaming Startup

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What happens when a startup pivots into the education space, but the founder isn't from the K-12 world? Two years of self-education, iteration and relationship-building. The post ‘No Faking It in Education’: CEO With Silicon Valley Roots Did a Deep Dive for Educational Gaming Startup appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Uncategorized Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Games / Apps Startups

Inspiring K12 : Creating the Joy of Reading and Self-Directed Learning in the Digital Era

Personalized teaching of reading at the K-12 level can help imbue pleasure and interest in reading and the development of a reading habit, even among digital natives. A personalized approach works better than the systematic teaching of the entire class.