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

Neo LMS

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.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

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.

Which Edtech Companies Are Producing the Best Research-Based Products?

Edsurge

And while many entrepreneurs claim that their products are 'research-based," it's difficult for consumers to determine whether the studies they cite or conduct are of a certain caliber. As Alpha Public Schools administrator Jin-Soo Huh told EdSurge this past summer , “Edtech companies have a responsibility when putting out studies to understand data clearly and present it accurately.” Here are the top companies in each category.

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.

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

Edsurge

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

Edsurge

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

Neo LMS

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.

Edsurge

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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Live, Learn, Launch: How a Radical Live-Work Space Is Igniting Campus Innovation

Edsurge

The outcome: Lassonde Studios, an education center in the middle of campus where students can live, learn and launch companies. We first started with commercializing technology developed in our labs and helped spin out 65 companies,” says D’Ambrosio. “As Our students are not reading case studies. They are the case study. Our students are not reading case studies. They are the case study,” says D’Ambrosio.

The power of ed-tech in the developing world

Neo LMS

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”.

An Onboarding Course to Help Your New Edtech Hires Empathize With Educators

Edsurge

So how do companies hire and develop standout talent who may be new to the sector? But that isn’t always the case for some of my colleagues, who didn’t have that perspective or prior experience working in education.

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

Edsurge

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.

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. Researchers then study the outcomes.

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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.

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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.

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: www.neverware.com/media Related: Google Apps and Chromebooks Resources -.

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

Edsurge

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.”

3 Ways AR works in real-life classrooms

Neo LMS

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.

Three Tips for winning a Tech&Learning Award of Excellence

techlearning

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.

Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

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.

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.

Friday 5 — 11.4.2016

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.

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

Edsurge

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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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.

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

Edsurge

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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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?

How to Make District-Wide Innovation Personal—and Collaborative

Edsurge

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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