Making Sure your Meetings are Productive and Effective

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings are something that all managers and leaders need to be able to plan, organize, run and follow up on. When I was a project engineer, I had to run lots of meetings and had training in effective meetings at a couple different companies. Keys to Effective Meetings 1.

EdSurge Article Recommends Edtech Efficacy Portfolios - Here's Ours

MIND Research Institute

A few weeks ago, EdSurge published an article that echoed many of those same sentiments, most specifically that the overreliance on “gold standard” RCT studies is the wrong approach for edtech.

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Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

This article takes you through the process while acknowledging what a hassle it is. SnapChat has a ways to go to meet the needs of their disabled users.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College

Edsurge

She's also held the title of magician for an ideas festival in Portland, which is another story in our longer article on the school.) But then he pursued a career in business, first at a strategy consulting firm, and later working his way up to CEO of a tech company called Snapfish, which did photo sharing and hosting and printing and that kind of thing before Instagram existed.

This Is How It Feels To Meet Your Online Students In-Person

EdNews Daily

Have you ever wondered what it can feel like to meet some of your online students in-person? The company put together a terrific event, and the families were wonderful. You may also like the following articles: 51Talk Students From China Visit NYSE To Compete In English.

Thriving SAT Scores: Meet Shaan Patel, Founder of Prep Expert and Shark Tank Winner

EdNews Daily

A few weeks after the first meeting, Shark Tank called me with a request to send in a an eye-catching and creative video pitch. I closed a deal with Mark for $250,000 in exchange for a 20 percent equity stake in my test-prep company. SAT Scores: A New Number.

Meet Your Staff Where They Are: Streamlining with Google Classroom

Fractus Learning

Announcements and to-do lists are sent, files are shared, and companies and associations sell their products and services. I can cover those questions during our first staff meeting, so send those questions my way! Information is sent to educators daily through email.

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom

EdTech Magazine

TCEA 2018: Educators Meet in Austin to Discuss the Future of the Classroom. 5-9, TCEA 2018 is expected to boast more than 8,000 attendees, 1,000 sessions and 450 exhibitors from a variety of tech companies. Article.

Output or compliance?

The Principal of Change

This article from the New York Times, “ I’m Not Texting, I’m Taking Notes “, is pretty interesting. He refers to himself as a “digital native”, and acknowledges this is a norm for him and his friends, while not perhaps the norm for others in the company.

Coda - free online doc system that you can build apps with

Educational Technology Guy

Coda , a low-code platform for building and automating business processes has a CEO who is very passionate about effective meetings. He has run meetings at various companies including Microsoft and YouTube. Meetings are notorious for being time wasters and non-functional.

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4 Reasons to Use Kids Discover Online for Inquiry-Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

However, it can take so much time for teachers to find appropriate articles, reading levels, and content related to what is happening in the classroom. I’ve found a tool that can help with inquiry-based learning, nonfiction reading, and meeting standards: Kids Discover Online.

How to Use Tech to Help Graduating Students Find Jobs

Ask a Tech Teacher

Companies are just as likely to examine social media to learn about you.”. Here are a few to consider: LinkedIn is a place where thousands of the largest companies in the world post job listings. The site is best known for its articles.

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How Indian Tutoring App Provider Byju’s Got So Big

Edsurge

In this still from a Byju's provided video, about 20,000 students pack the country's largest indoor arena for a math lesson from the company's CEO in 2013. These company’s teaching methods originated from tutoring sessions held offline by Raveendran himself.

Post-Secondary Options That Will Let You Work From Home

EdNews Daily

Some employers require showing up to the office for periodic meetings, but many companies hold meetings over Skype or similar channels. A website is important for any company to help advertise their services or products.

Staples and Katy Perry Impact 1072 classrooms and 98,609 students!

The CoolCatTeacher

The sweepstakes grand prize included a $50,000 scholarship and a trip to Los Angeles with a guest to meet Katy Perry. His students will use the MacBook Pro to shoot and edit films like “How to Ace a Job Interview” and to write journalism articles.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Laura: Hyperdocs are basically links that we provide for children to access different websites and articles that we want them to read. 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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7 Time Savers for Innovative Educators

The Innovative Educator

That’s why I stopped and read this Fast Company article from my Twitter feed: “ Seven Effective Shortcuts To A More Productive Workday.” Rather than reading the whole article, I’ll save you time and share some ways this can be applied to the busy lives of innovative educators.

Seeking Integrity in EdTech Research – Again

ProfHacker

Inside Higher Ed (IHE) recently issued their 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology and we were excited about the big initial finding that more faculty are teaching online and that more are finding that online learning can meet the same outcomes.

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The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

Wisewire

Recently, the OPM industry was discussed in an article published in The Atlantic, and the verdict was not favorable toward certain OPM providers. OPM providers are organizations (typically for-profit companies) that help non-profit schools, both public and private, develop online programs.

Free Guide to support Students' Social-Emotional Health

Educational Technology Guy

You can download it here: [link] 6 stages of a successful SEL implementation plan How to meet the needs of all students with SEL and MTSS 6 bite-size SEL activities to start today 3 strategies to build relationships with students See below for more info.

How Games Can Hook Students With Short Attention Spans

Digital Promise

This article originally appeared on The Conversation. Read the original article. This created a scenario that saw students pursuing a corporate career and competing for executive positions at a large company. This article originally appeared on The Conversation.

FETC Was Great(er) Again This Year

EdNews Daily

Brunell founded the company in 2012 with his partner and wife, Brittany Brunell, who is responsible for all clinical content within Everyday Speech therapy materials. . When I think of her company, I think of a large technology vendor. This article originally appeared on edCircuit.

Want to bridge ed and tech? Here are 4 partnership elements to consider

The Christensen Institute

“About 85 percent of education technology is poorly chosen or used,” said Bart Epstein, Jefferson Education Exchange president, in a recent article. How can both educators and industry ensure that the ed + tech connection is more effective, becoming less of a marketing mechanism for companies?

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

A note: The links won’t work until the articles publish! For most teachers I know, life zooms by, filled with lesson planning, meetings, classes, collaborations with their grade-level team, parent meetings, and thinking.

How Teaching Online Can Change Your Life

EdNews Daily

Guest article from teacher Elizabeth from 51Talk. In ending, this opportunity to has given me the chance to meet some phenomenal teachers, educators, tutors, business people, education pioneers, and more. My name is Mary Davisson.

Navigating an Ed-Tech Startup’s First International Business Trip

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Earlier this year, Listenwise partnered with a Japanese education company, JIEM (or EduLab in the U.S.). Now it’s time to meet our partners in-person and learn more about our potential customers. For example, this Business Insider article says you shouldn’t ask for a fork even if you’re struggling with the chopsticks. Japanese business meetings sound like a minefield for the uninformed. I can’t wait to meet our partners—and practice my new etiquette!

Strategy, Serendipity, Sleepless Nights: 3 Edtech CEOs on ‘Great Exits’

Edsurge

PLATO had reportedly spent about $50 million to buy another company to expand the school grades it serviced. But according to Brekhus, now chief product officer at Renaissance Learning, PLATO failed to effectively communicate how Lightspan fit into the company’s strategy. Instead, a small team should handle those questions while the rest of the employees make sure the company continues to meet the day-to-day needs of its customers.

51Talk Students From China Visit NYSE To Compete In English Competition

EdNews Daily

In June 2016, it became a publicly listed company on the New York Stock Exchange (COE). You may also like the following articles: From Teachers to Students: How Education Technology Is Connecting Us On A Global Scale. This Is How It Feels To Meet Your Online Students In-Person.

Debunking the ‘Gold Standard’ Myths in Edtech Efficacy

Edsurge

But when it comes to demonstrating that products “work,” too many companies fall back on testimonials. In fact, we’d argue that the best way to ramp and grow a company is to create a compelling portfolio of efficacy. A logic-model literally captures the DNA of a company.

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Build A University Grounded In Intrapreneurship To Spur The Change You Seek

EdNews Daily

Guest article written by Dan Lauer, the founding executive director of UMSL Accelerate. Startups unleash a level of innovation that threatens to make the most established companies irrelevant. Just look at how Airbnb and Uber disrupted legacy companies in their respective industries.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

What it really does is it takes looking at digital citizenship away from, “Be afraid of who might meet you online,” to “How much time am I spending online?”. It’s not, “Be afraid of who might meet you online.”. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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How To Create An LLC For Your Educational Podcast

TeacherCast

Taking the steps needed to turn your ideas (or hobby's) into an official company is pretty darn awesome. Today, we are going to take a look at the steps needed to create an LLC for your company. The term LLC means Limited Liability Company. Articles of Organization.

Airtame - wireless streaming with enterprise level controls

Educational Technology Guy

They are partnered with many other companies, including Google, Trello, Zoho and more to setup dashboards. This is a perfect solution especially for large auditoriums or meeting rooms using more than one display screen. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Airtame is an HDMI device that plugs into a display or projector and allows you to wirelessly display to that device.

Trade Shows: When to Go and What to Do When You Get There

edWeb.net

Attending trade shows seems like an absolute must for educational publishers; the cost, personnel, and logistics can be obstacles for even the larger companies. First, since no company can attend every event, staff should meet to discuss event strategy every year ahead of trade show season.