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

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post Educational Games Company CEO Shares Career Advice for Women in Computer Science appeared first on Market Brief. 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.

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. The Startup Blog

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.

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. Blogs and Magazines. These blogs and magazines will pay for well-written content.

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. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Leadership Startup

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

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Now She Runs an Ed-Tech Company that Relies on Digital Tools. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation lean startup Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startups

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. The Startup BlogProfessional sports teams often have a rallying chant (either fan driven or player driven).

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. The Startup Blog ai Artificial Intelligence big data Data Privacy little data machine learning Startups

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Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Fundraising Listenwise Return on Investment (ROI) Venture CapitalWhat does it take to raise $2 million in funding for your startup?

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

Great list of Top Education Blogs

Ask a Tech Teacher

10Greatest.com has a comprehensive list of the top education blogs. I’m proud to say that Ask a Tech Teacher is the first blog on the list–but we have a lot of august company, everything from Richard Byrne to Alice Keeler.

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

Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Japan brought us Nintendo and Sony, among other well-known technology companies. The post Breaking into Japan’s Ed-Tech Market Is an Education for Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

How Ed-Tech Companies Use Research to Make Better Products

Digital Promise

While there is widespread support for ed-tech companies to use research when designing their products, there is still little information available about how companies actually do (or should do) this work. As a result, pioneering companies have had to adapt these methods as they strive to make products that are truly “research-based.”. In this report, we answer questions such as: How do companies find and apply published research to guide product design?

Can Companies Like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap?

Tom Murray

Can Companies like Facebook Help Close the Access Gap? Less than two weeks ago, the FCC leadership, under new Chairman Pai, reversed course and is now preventing telecom companies from providing federal subsidized service to poor Americans.

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.

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. As my colleague Rebecca Fogg wrote in an earlier blog , the wellness company actively looks for ways to enhance its program by addressing all three elements of members’ Jobs to Be Done—functional, emotional, and social.

Guest Blog Post: Immerse Yourself In Virtual Reality.

EdTech4Beginners

The company have taken out Best Educational Experience at the Proto Awards held in Hollywood over the weekend, after being nominated for five awards. Immersive VR Education have recently won their fifth International award for their educational experience, Apollo 11 VR.

Does Your Company Really Need AI? Stanford Executive Course Aims to Demystify the Hype

Edsurge

Artificial intelligence has become a ubiquitous buzzword for tech companies these days, but even though all kinds of founders and CEOs say their product is infused with AI, the meaning of the term varies from advanced machine learning to a smart spreadsheet.

5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

Catlin Tucker

At the end of each year, it’s fun to reflect on what I’ve written about and what other educators have gravitated to on my blog. This year the following 5 blog posts generated the most activity and conversation! #1 The flood of responses reminded me that I am in good company!

Safer Internet Day: Can Social Media Companies be Trusted?

techlearning

As it's Safer Internet Day, perhaps it's apposite to ask this question: can the social media companies be trusted? Internet News Security Social Media TL Advisor Blog

21 AWESOME EdTech Companies To Connect With At ISTE | #ISTE15 #ISTE2015

TeacherCast

” TeacherCast is proud to announce the ISTE2015 EdTech Companies that are a MUST to meet up with during the conference this year. Do you know edtech companies that didn’t make this list? ISTE TC Blog iste

Companies Are Bought, Not Sold: M&A Advice From 3 Edtech CEOs Who Survived the Process

Edsurge

The industry has since consolidated, due in part to an uptick in mergers and acquisitions by education companies and private equity firms. So what is it like—and what does it take—to sell a company? She started Ranku, which helped colleges and universities market their online programs, in 2013 and sold the company to academic publisher, Wiley in 2016. She and her fellow panelists all also agreed on another thing: Companies are bought, not sold.

Udacity Official Declares MOOCs ‘Dead’ (Though the Company Still Offers Them)

Edsurge

But this week a Udacity official called MOOCs “dead,” leading to questions about what that means for one of the company’s offerings (which still include free MOOCs). Udacity’s co-founder, Sebastian Thrun, famously announced a “pivot” away from MOOCs back in 2013, and since then the company has focused its energies on paid sequences of courses called “nanodegrees” that it produces in cooperation with large tech employers.

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

Marketplace K-12

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

What I Learned On My ‘Secret Sabbatical’ As a Scholar-in-Residence at a Private Company

Edsurge

The secret sabbatical (so-called because I didn’t really disclose it to Steelcase, also because I want it to sound cooler than it really is) was about using my position as an embedded academic in a corporation to gather all the intel that I can about how private companies work and to see if there’s anything that’s particularly good that could be adapted and brought back into higher education, to make higher education better. Occasionally I even wrote a blog post about it.

5 keys to making the best staff selection

GoConqr

The staff selection process is fundamental for a company to function properly, since hiring the appropriate personnel for each position is crucial for a cordial and productive office environment. Education GoConqr Blog Posts companies company employees resources smart links staff selection

Blackboard Co-Founder: ‘4 Secrets to Building a Tech Company for Higher Ed’

Edsurge

To mark the 20th anniversary of Blackboard, one of the first LMSes, the company’s co-founder, Matthew Pittinsky, wrote an epic blog post about the company’s history, which includes his advice for today’s edtech leaders. As origin stories go, the founding of Blackboard twenty years ago lacked that single light bulb moment that tech companies like to tell. The winner of the LMS market would be the company with the most widely adopted platform.

Can a For-Profit, Venture-Backed Company Keep OER Free—and Be Financially Sustainable?

Edsurge

One company, Top Hat, is trying to shift away from that by opening up its marketplace of mostly OER materials to users for free. Many textbook publishers are guilty of ‘openwashing’—pretending to take on the positive community aspects of open educational resources while profiting from access to their platforms,” CEO Mike Silagadze wrote in a blog post today. The company is also banking on authors and adopters to check for quality themselves.

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

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This CEO's ed-tech company is signing more district-wide contracts. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Listenwise Professional Development Startup The Startup Blog. Here are tips for making sure your product is implemented properly across schools.

Top 10 Informz Blog Posts from 2017

The Principal of Change

Over the 2017 calendar year, we published 125 awesome blog posts across the spectrum of marketing automation topics. The products you choose should help build brand awareness, be memorable, and create a specific ethos that prospects and customers associate with your company.

The Greatest EdTech Generation Ever – LIVE Blog of Justin Reich’s Keynote

EdTechTeacher

In fact, if you Google “rainbow starburst bracelet” and the official video from the company has been viewed a fraction of the times. Blog Featured #ettipad Justin Reich KeynoteJustin Reich is the co-founder of EdTechTeacher, the Richard L.

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How Some Edtech Companies Are Addressing a Lack of Employee Diversity

Edsurge

The next logical question is, are those entrepreneurs’ companies any better, in terms of diversity? A few edtech companies are now using resources to document—and potentially address—disparities in their ranks. Clever Shares Its Survey Results A few weeks ago, school data provisioning platform Clever released the following survey results in a blog post , as a first step in its endeavor to shed light on the company’s own diversity—or lack thereof.

The Art of Innovation – LIVE blog of Guy Kawasaki at iPad Summit Boston

EdTechTeacher

The companies who succeed began because they want to make the world a better place. Guy then shows a number of companies that succeeded. These companies all changed the world and made meaning for the world. Beth Holland Blog Live Blog #ettipad Canva Guy Kawasaki

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5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

Note: This is the first of my series "5 things to watch in 2011" Future installments will include: Five people to follow in 2011 Five trends to watch in 2011 Five technologies to watch in 2011 Five blogs to read in 2011 The folks over at Prezi continue to make their presentation product more and more compelling. After interviewing many prospective companies I became frustrated with the lack of innovation and impressiveness of their products. Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

National FFA Organization, Tractor Supply Company and Discovery Education Join Together to Provide Scalable Access to Innovative Careers in STEM and Manufacturing

techlearning

During the immersive virtual experience, students will learn more about diverse career opportunities within the industry of agriculture and meet Tractor Supply Company employees. Tractor Supply Company has grown to become the largest rural lifestyle retail store chain in the United States. “At

This Former Athlete Shoots for 100% in His Classroom and His Company: An Interview with Otus' Chris Hull

Edsurge

One of the activities that this former teacher would do was have the students write a blog and reflect every day. Chris Hull is a busy guy. He teaches 7th grade social studies in Highland Park, Illinois. He also helps run. Otus , which he describes as a student performance platform—a learning management system that also spans classroom management, curriculum, and assessment.

Most Memorable Blogs Posts of the Year – 2016

Reading By Example

Every year around the Thanksgiving holiday, I provite a short list of memorable blog posts I read the last twelve months or so. I cannot say that these are the “best blogs” of the year or anything, although these posts were very well written. I curate other writers’ posts on my own blog for two reasons. Unselfishly, this list (and past lists ) are a great place to start exploring what blogging looks, sounds and feels like.

5 Tips for Submitting a Guest Post to a Blog

The Innovative Educator

A fantastic way for educators, students, or companies to get attention to ideas or product is to contribute a post to a popular blog in your area of interest. 1) Comment on the blog Don't just make a request out of nowhere. Be a participant in the blog's communIty.