Meet The Inspiring Elementary Spanish Teacher #GiveGreatness

The CoolCatTeacher

Meet Evelyn Hamlin From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored blog post.” So many teachers never get the credit they deserve.

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Felicia Durden on episode 170 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. Blog: [link].

Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!

Neo LMS

16,000 educators and 500 companies have already announced their participation. ISTE Conference & Expo is the perfect place to meet like-minded educators with a shared enthusiasm for educational technology and a thirsty interest in how to use tech to truly enhance learning.

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

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

TeacherCast

With hundreds of venders and more than 20,000 educators in attendance the question always comes up… “Who Should I meet at ISTE?” ” TeacherCast is proud to announce the ISTE2015 EdTech Companies that are a MUST to meet up with during the conference this year.

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. Engage is a multi-user system, allowing up to 30 users into a single private lesson or meeting from any location.

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 the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Flipgrid is always evolving because they are a company who listens to their users. Continue to engage with the Flipgrid community on Twitter using the hashtag #FlipgridFever and checking out the news on the Flipgrid blog. The all-new Flipgrid is here!

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? You don’t just one day say, ‘I’m going to sell,’ meet someone and they buy you,” says Kim Taylor, CEO of Cluster and former co-founder and CEO of Ranku. She and her fellow panelists all also agreed on another thing: Companies are bought, not sold.

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

EdTechTeacher

To begin, he tells the story of working at Apple, meeting Steve Jobs, and the culture of being at Macintosh. The companies who succeed began because they want to make the world a better place. Guy then shows a number of companies that succeeded.

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Teachers: Meet Katy Perry, Win $50,000, Fly to LA! Join #StaplesForStudents

Kleinspiration

As a classroom teacher, it warms my heart to know that such incredible companies and celebrities not only support teachers but they understand our passion for what we do in the classroom each day for our students. This is a sponsored blog post.

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. meghan.bogardu…. Mon, 01/15/2018 - 10:32.

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.

Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

MIND Research Institute

This blog was orginally published on NationSwell and is reposted here with permission. What our approach does is build spatial-temporal reasoning, and then connect that spatial-temporal reasoning to mathematical understanding,” accomplishing what other software companies haven’t.

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.

Company Exec. for Ed-Tech Company Testifies in Ala. Politician’s Trial

Marketplace K-12

Cross-posted from the Digital Education blog. Michael Humphrey, executive vice president at Edgenuity , testified in the ethics trial of state House Speaker Mike Hubbard , who is accused in a 23-count indictment of using his clout to attract business for companies he leads. “My idea was to use Mike to say, ‘Get me a meeting with this guy, let me go meet him,’ ” Humphrey said, according to the Associated Press. The post Company Exec.

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. My cofounder Pete Helfers and I would frequently meet in our classrooms talking about how we could improve learning for our students, and what our ideal classroom would be. Chris Hull is a busy guy. He teaches 7th grade social studies in Highland Park, Illinois. He also helps run.

Meet Us at FETC 2016 – Booth 844!

Benchmark Education

This week, Benchmark Education Company will be one of hundreds of exhibitors at this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference, or FETC. ’ You can find Benchmark Education Company at booth 844, where we will be demo-ing our latest technology as well as our popular digital platform, Benchmark Universe.

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.

Why the School Library Is the Perfect Place for Maker Education

Educator Innovator

Jopeck, along with K-Fai Steele, Colleen Graves, and Buffy Hamilton led a session at the 2016 National Writing Project (NWP) annual meeting in Atlanta in November with a diverse group of educators. Educator Innovator Blog libraries maker education NWP Annual Meeting

Agile Development, Meet Online Learning

The Electric Educator

In late spring we hired a company to assist us with the development of our first one semester course. The company we hired provided the curriculum designer and technical programming expertise. Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

Hey Michigan - Happy Social Media Day! #smday

Kleinspiration

It will focus on entrepreneurs, start-up companies and local social media communities with an expected attendance of 1,200. Join Michigan''s Social Media Network: I''d love to connect with Michigan teachers and companies. That''s right - it''s official.

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Laurene Powell Jobs Invest in Company Focused on ELLs

Marketplace K-12

million to a company focused on building the skills of English-language learners. Launched in 2011, Ellevation describes itself as offering online management and instructional tools focused on building collaboration among educators and helping schools meet the evolving demand’s of the nation’s surging ELL student population. Zuckerberg said he would channel his funding through a limited liability company, rather than a traditional foundation.

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 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. In September Prezi meeting was launched which enables up to 10 people to edit or view a Prezi remotely. Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

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Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Digital Promise’s Adult Learning initiative recently launched Community Impact Stories, a new series of blog posts to highlight adult learner stories across the nation. Adult Learning Blog Educators Researchers Students

Challenges Facing Edtech Procurement and Possible Solutions: Part 2

Digital Promise

Note: you can find and read Part 1 of this blog post series here. 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.

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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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How to Build Strong Relationships During the Edtech Purchasing Process

Digital Promise

This blog post is the first of a two-part series discussing relationship building in edtech selection and purchasing. In this first blog post, we’ll address how educators can build and maintain good working relationships with edtech developers. Blog Educators Marketplace

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Happy Connected Educator Month

Kleinspiration

As I completed my graduate program, I was required to set up a blog and use certain web 2.0 Each blog in our class looked like a replica of every one''s site. Blogging mentor to many and #edtech pioneer, Kelly Tenkely , started this school.

Edtech Matchmaking: One Teacher’s Strategies for Choosing Better Technology

Digital Promise

No matter the approach, schools often struggle to find the perfect technology that will meet the needs of their students and help them achieve their academic goals. This meant I attended occasional meetings with my regional technology specialist and other regional TTLs. At one of these meetings, myself and 15 TTLs were given a surprise “gift” of an iPod Touch. Is there an issue with the software or device that should be communicated directly to the company?

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. Blog Developers Educators Entrepreneurs Marketplace Researchers

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Who Does the Edtech Marketplace Benefit, Anyway?

Digital Promise

On the other hand, according to the large edtech companies we spoke with, sales are largely made via word of mouth, and they manage to see strong profits without investing the time and money required to incorporate significant research-based practices into their products.

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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.

Strengthening Digital Literacy Skills in Michigan with Facebook

Digital Promise

Digital Promise’s Adult Learning initiative launched Community Impact Stories, a new series of blog posts to highlight adult learner stories across the nation. How will Grand Circus continue the digital marketing workshop after the grant ends, if that is part of the company’s vision?

How Can We Make Edtech More Effective? Focused Content

Digital Promise

As cofounder of Teachley , a small company developing research-based math software for K-6, this question demonstrates a problematic market preference for products that “ cover ” a lot of content, but do not support deeper thinking. Blog Educators Marketplace

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How Do Edtech Developers Use Research?

Digital Promise

Though many edtech companies claim their products are research-based and effective, some educators say they have trouble believing these claims when targeted students and school contexts are ambiguous. Educators should demand edtech companies to incorporate research into their products.

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Events + News - New Curated "Revolution" Blog - NMC Preview - Games for Change - The Modern University is Failing.

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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Improving Frontline Workforce Talent Development with Data

Digital Promise

And, employers worry about the longevity of a company with high turnover rates, record low unemployment rates, and an absence of a talent pipeline. Adult Learning Blog ResearchFrontline workforce talent development presents numerous challenges.

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Developing Academic Language Supports Equity

Digital Promise

These “book words” are the academic vocabulary learners need to know and understand to meet their potential in school and beyond. Our joint goal is to narrow this gap by giving educators tools that can help them meet the academic language needs of each of their students.

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