How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math. Take a look at this, the website, and discuss this fantastic case study for all of to discuss in staff meetings to determine how we are truly assessing our school.

Get inspired by Project Based Learning! 3 Awesome PBL case studies


The key concept is active learning , which dovetails neatly into today’s topic where I will share with you three incredible Project Based Learning (PBL) case studies, that I hope will inspire you to be more ambitious in designing, developing and implementing PBL in your classroom.

How to Simplify Your Printing Solution | A Case Study

eSchool News

Devin Anderson has nearly 20 years of experience in delivering market leading IT solutions to Fortune 500 companies and prides himself on driving simplicity into products that solve complex IT problems. Date: Tuesday, September 29th. Time: 1:00 pm EST / 10:00 am PST. Here’s the Sitch.

What K-12 School Leaders Look for in Ed-Tech Product Research

Marketplace K-12

An award-winning district leader focuses on products that help with personalization, and says companies can start the conversation with case studies.

Live Interview on Thursday, February 24th - Case Study on the North Carolina School Connectivity Initiative

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Staker has experience as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company, a sales manager for Procter & Gamble, and as the co-founder and CFO of Karaeiga, LLC, now Yoostar Entertainment.

Our 4 Do’s and Don’ts for Companies Selling to Schools


They are essential to the survival of companies, and they are neither glamorous nor easy to execute. Company reps think they are providing a useful onramp. As a quick sidenote, and in our opinion, it’s okay for companies to sell goods and services to schools.

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


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.

Yes There’s ‘Disruption’ in College Market, But the Bigger Trend Is Growth of ‘Enabler’ Companies


Beyond online education, the enablement ethos has already extended into many other domains where for-profit companies are signing high profile, financially significant long-term partnerships with colleges and universities. In the international student sector – another key growth segment for colleges – there is start-up Shorelight Education, alongside industry veterans like Navitas, INTO University Partnerships, and Study Group.

Finding the Right Talent to Build an Edtech Company That Is Loved and Lasts


Not every company can be Facebook or Google, offering free catered meals and colorful open spaces, but there are ways to build positive work environments with productive and happy employees on a smaller budget. Building Up Values For some companies, mission statements only live on a web page. But if you ask Whitehead, what’s more important is for a company to go beyond just determining and posting its goals and values.

The real state of AR in education today


AR is one of those EdTech products that has received a lot of hype — primarily from AR-based companies themselves. Bloggers the world over have jumped on the bandwagon, often repeating the same tired case studies or specific AR products.

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. Frontline workforce talent development presents numerous challenges.

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How One School District Stays Ahead of the Safety Curve

Gaggle Speaks

So when you attend a national conference that focuses on solving the educational challenges of today’s schools , where you learn about a company that helps keeps students safe when they’re using G Suite for Education or Office 365, you can’t help but get excited.

Happy Users Become Even Happier Customers

Gaggle Speaks

Gaggle case studies are straightforward success stories about our customers. Our talented graphic designer, Tara Skoglund, does an incredible job presenting them so each case study can be skimmed quickly or read in just a few minutes.

Do You Know the Edtech Adoption Rules in Your State? SETDA’s New Guide May Help.


All four are profiled in case studies that detail their policies, funding allotments, adoption processes and notable challenges. Occasionally the state will also partner with companies to provide materials or services to districts free of charge. Publishers and other companies in the edtech space often have difficulty navigating the regulations, which vary so drastically from state to state.

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The power of ed-tech in the developing world


How ed-tech is shaping the developing world: a few case studies. When it comes to innovation and developing economies there are a lot of reports and studies that conclude with a large amounts of “shoulds” and “coulds”.

The Edtech Buying Process Is Broken. ISTE Says Teachers Can Fix It.


The edtech playground is one of a handful of case studies featured in a new edtech buying guide released by the International Society for Technology in Education ( ISTE ), a non-profit organization, and Project Unicorn , an initiative to improve data interoperability in K-12. Each section outlines the role educators and district leaders can each play and provides a school- or district-level case study.

Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)


In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Some entrepreneurs were drawn to the sector after reading it—and made the paper part of their company’s onboarding practice. The company was renamed “Amplify.”

Partnerships that Work: Tapping Research to Address Learner Variability in Young Readers

Digital Promise

Digital Promise Global’s Learner Positioning Systems (LPS) initiative is the conduit to unite products with research through partnerships with edtech companies.

Come See CDE at SXSW Edu

Leadership Lounge

Making a Case for VR in the Classroom. Don't miss this opportunity to learn how the Center for Digital Education partnered with a VR company and a Nashville high school to conduct a case study looking at student engagement and teacher adoption.


Turn any exisiting PC or Mac into fully functional Chromebook - for free!

Educational Technology Guy

Product images, case studies, company bios and additional quotes are available at: Related: Google Apps and Chromebooks Resources -.

Naviance Wields Much ‘Power and Influence’ in College Admissions, Harvard Researcher Finds


According to company officials, Naviance is used by about 40 percent of high schools in the U.S. So, how did Naviance change the district Mulhern studied? For decades, the college-admissions process has been shrouded in mystery.

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3 Ways AR works in real-life classrooms


To look at these critiques from a real-world perspective, I went hunting for case studies (one of my favorite things to do). the company has, over the last 6 months, hit the road to beta test their Expeditions AR program at schools across the US.

Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom


Big companies and organisations have taken note of the hallmark benefits of employees that operate as a freelancers, and some have begun to experiment with a project-based (rather than silo- or pyramid-based) structure.

Digital Learning in Organizations

Learning with 'e's

Packed with insights from leading L and D practitioners, this an essential read for all L and D practitioners needing to improve employee and company performance in a digital world. Cover design by Kogan Page My new book will be published on April 3 by Kogan Page.

Three Tips for winning a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence


Submissions can be provided in a number of ways—traditional case studies, video testimonials, podcast essays. The 2018 Awards of Excellence are presented by Tech & Learning and parent company Future plc.

Where in the World Is Planet3? An Educational Gaming CEO Seeks His Second Act


But at an all-hands meeting at the company’s Washington, D.C. Some employees hoped the company could turn around and stayed on without pay. “We Esther Wojcicki, the esteemed journalism teacher at Palo Alto High School, joined in 2016 as the company’s chief learning officer.

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Ed-Tech Product Implementation in Schools Critical to Success

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This implementation week includes periodic emails about use case studies and links to recently published stories. And ed-tech companies like ours need to be systematic about how we introduce our tool to teachers, gain their trust, and eventually earn their continual use. One of the most important things I’ve learned after two years in the K-12 product space (and trust me, there have been many lessons): Implementation of an ed-tech tool is key.

Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

Companies do a great job showing off the improved bells and whistles of their shiny new products. After piloting and proving its instructional model, LPS partnered with an edtech company, called Gooru , to create a more robust and scalable technology for facilitating its practices.

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Perry Hewitt

If you're convinced you're underpaid, use this newfound information symmetry to make the case. Recent email hacks have been a case study in worst practices: passwords emailed freely, shared with assistants.

How to Make District-Wide Innovation Personal—and Collaborative


A new case study by Entangled Solutions illustrates how that is unfolding at Arcadia Unified School District in California, which serves 9,500 students across its 11 schools. One of our summer projects was to create a fail wall for everyone to see,” said Greg Gazanian, Arcadia’s chief strategy and innovation officer, in the case study. In some corners of education, personalization is no longer just a buzzword. It’s a bad word.

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Could Remixing Old MOOCs Give New Life to Free Online Education?


From that list of results, he says, you might pick three videos and an infographic, and then add a case study focusing on a really moving human story. Should such features emerge, that would make the platform a free competitor to systems like Knewton, the for-profit company that was an early player in adaptive learning and now focuses on selling low-cost textbooks built around open content. “It’s

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Mission Accomplished: Academy Gets New Website in One Week

Gaggle Speaks

After reaching out to more than two-dozen companies, North Valley Military Institute found Gaggle. “It’s It’s not an exaggeration to say that I probably called 30 companies before I called Gaggle,” recalled Superintendent Dr. Mark Ryan. “I

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How Technology Is Creating the Library of Tomorrow

eSchool News

Library to serve companies and academia as a first-class research facility. To learn more, read the case study, “Creating the Library of Tomorrow.”.

Beat Boredom: Engaging Tired-Out Teenagers in Critical Thinking

The CoolCatTeacher

One way that I was able to overcome that with that particular lesson was that I came up with four really small case studies about four actual people. I gave the kids a few minutes to read the case studies and think about, “What would you do in each case if it was you?

Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers

EdTech Magazine

Large technology companies are beginning to see the benefits as well. System resiliency is great – virtual storage area networking allows the show to continue without disruption in case of hardware downtime.”. Why K–12 Districts Should Use HCI to Improve Their Data Centers.

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Submissions can be provided in a number of ways—traditional case studies, video testimonials, podcast essays. The 2018 Awards of Excellence are presented by Tech & Learning and parent company Future plc. To win a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence (AOE) isn't just a badge of participation. It is an endorsement that your product or service meets the standards of the most innovative edtech educators working in classrooms today.

Teachers are managers—so let’s give them the tools to manage

The Christensen Institute

This begs the question: how might teachers borrow from promising management practices in our country’s top companies? The researchers chose their target companies by consulting Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” list, case studies from Harvard Business School, and analyst reports.

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How two CEOs created a shared language for innovation

The Christensen Institute

Prior to meeting Ram, Waters was generally skeptical of working with edtech companies. Many companies talked about wanting to partner, but their focus on rapid-user-adoption led them to devalue sustained, in-depth collaboration with a school system.

This app is designed to reduce job burnout—and it’s free for educators

eSchool News

In its promotional materials, the company references a Gallup State of America’s Schools report that found nearly half of all K-12 teachers reported daily stress. Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) recently partnered with the company behind the app to help faculty reduce stress.

When innovating, having the right team matters

The Christensen Institute

This week, the Clayton Christensen Institute released a case study that details the efforts of Leadership Public Schools (LPS), a charter school management organization that operates high schools in California’s Bay Area, and Gooru , a nonprofit edtech company, to co-develop a technology to support LPS’s personalized learning model and improve student outcomes. Is what Gooru built so specific to the LPS use case such that it won’t scale naturally?