To Education Companies: Never too Old (or Good Looking) to Make a Difference

EdNews Daily

The post To Education Companies: Never too Old (or Good Looking) to Make a Difference first appeared on EdNews Daily. Building Your Brand Featured Innovation Technology EdTech CompaniesBy Charles Sosnik Most of you are too young to remember Joe Willie Namath.

How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children appeared first on Market Brief. There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox.

Edtech Companies Need to Engage Families Now

Digital Promise

Edtech companies need to simplify their explanations about what their products offer learners, which should move beyond short-term, “freemium” possibilities. Recommendations and Next Steps for Edtech Companies.

When COVID-19 Pushes Your Company to Explore New Markets

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post When COVID-19 Pushes Your Company to Explore New Markets appeared first on Market Brief. The coronavirus has created barriers for ed-tech providers, but it has also fueled new opportunities in early childhood education, say Nikki Navta and Tammy Kwan, of Cognitive ToyBox.

2021 Trends in College Career and Employment Planning

In this second annual report, part of the BestColleges.com research series, 624 business leaders shared how their companies and organizations currently recruit and hire college students from both online and campus-based programs.

How to Implement the Hybrid Workplace Model in Your Company

ViewSonic Education

Already adopted by multiple industry-leading firms, the hybrid work model is able to merge company objectives with the rising demand for more flexible work arrangements. The company culture within each country is different and different emphasis is placed on the office life and communication.

3 Strategies for Ed. Companies to Reach Teachers Through Social Media

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Companies to Reach Teachers Through Social Media appeared first on Market Brief. Cognitive ToyBox conducted an experiment to find out which forms of advertising via social media are most effective in reaching educators. The post 3 Strategies for Ed.

This Company Aims to Become the Amazon of Lifelong Learning

ED Surge

The Singapore-based company Genius Group has turned some of its attention to the U.S. While some companies have seen layoffs, the Genius Group lifelong learning platform is growing among users at a rate of greater than 50 percent, they claim.

K12 Technology Company Edlio Acquires SchoolInfo, Launches Edlio Access App

eSchool News

GLENDALE, Calif. GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Edlio, leading provider of technology solutions for K-12 schools, is pleased to announce its acquisition of SchoolInfo, creators of premier mobile apps for schools.

5 Ways Edtech Companies Show Customers They Care

EmergingEdTech

Quick quiz: Would you rather talk to a company rep who listened to understand, or listened to argue? The post 5 Ways Edtech Companies Show Customers They Care appeared first on Emerging Education Technologies.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Creating Your Own Tutoring and Teaching Company with Megan Padden-Shin Megan Padden-Shin has successfully built a tutoring and teaching company during the past two years.

Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2019

Marketplace K-12

Teachers Pay Teachers has been named the most innovative education company in 2019 by the business magazine, and Girls Who Code won most innovative in the non-profit category. The post Fast Company Names Most Innovative Education Companies of 2019 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Augmented / Virtual Reality Coding educational games esports Fast Company Innovation Teachers

10 Companies Hiring Teachers Over the Summer

EdNews Daily

If you are a teacher looking for a summer gig, or unique ways to make extra money over your break, please find 10 companies hiring now. These 10 companies are hiring teachers over the summer 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Their parent company, StudyPoint, has offered personalized and convenient tutoring to students in 25 major cities, dating back to 1999.

Edtech Company Encourages Its Employees to Volunteer as Substitute Teachers

ED Surge

And at least one edtech company is making a similar offer: Instructure, the learning management system provider that runs Canvas, is encouraging its employees to volunteer as substitute teachers for districts. Schools across the country are dealing with a severe teacher shortage.

What is Design Thinking and How Has it Helped Build Better Products?

Click here and learn more about Apple’s journey to innovation by implementing Design Thinking.

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. For those ready for the challenge of moving with the momentum of a huge company but the agility required by continuous improvement, opportunities for all levels all over the US and internationally await. If I missed a company you’d recommend, comment below or head over to the Educators’ Exchange Facebook group and join the conversation!

COMPANIES TO WATCH FOR 2019

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What follows is a guide to companies offering a variety of edtech products to K-12

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. The Startup Blog career advice career in technology Coding Computer Science Educational Technology/Ed-Tech entrepreneur game-based learning games gamification Startup women in tech

More colleges and universities outsource services to for-profit companies

The Hechinger Report

Many students don’t realize their programs have been outsourced to a for-profit company they have probably never heard of.” Its revenues grew 44 percent in the first quarter of 2020 and 35 percent in the second quarter , and the company’s stock price is up from $17 to $40 since mid-March.

Why Genentech Is Transforming the Employee Experience for Mental Health Leave

Speaker: Deborah Olson, Lead Strategist, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group & Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Lyra Health

Employees with the greatest mental health needs often find themselves navigating a complex disability system. Streamlining their mental health leave and recovery time leads to an overall more productive workforce. In this Lyra webinar, hear how Genentech is changing the employee experience to provide fast access to care for members who are suffering from severe mental health needs.

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

For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post For Ed-Tech Companies to Help Students, They Must First Understand Teachers appeared first on Market Brief. Newcomers to the ed-tech space must learn an important lesson: If you're not helping teachers, you have little chance of reaching students. The Startup Blog Business Strategy Entrepreneurship Startup Startups Teachers

Fundraising While Running a Startup Company

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

As an ed-tech startup, you have to raise money and grow the company at the same time. The post Fundraising While Running a Startup Company appeared first on Market Brief. Fundraising takes a lot of time. The Startup Blog Angel Investors bootstrap bootstrapping Educational Technology/Ed-Tech entrepreneur Fundraising investors lean startup Listenwise Revenue startup

Virtual and Augmented Reality Company zSpace Going Public Through SPAC

Marketplace K-12

II, an education- and workforce-focused special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC. The post Virtual and Augmented Reality Company zSpace Going Public Through SPAC appeared first on Market Brief. zSpace will merge with EdtechX Holdings Acquisition Corp.

LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Why the Florida Curriculum Adoption Battle Matters to Companies

Marketplace K-12

The post Why the Florida Curriculum Adoption Battle Matters to Companies appeared first on Market Brief. School districts have traditionally relied on their state's adoption processes -- rightly or wrongly -- as means of judging the quality of curricular materials.

Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

This common experience illuminates how challenging it can be for educational technology (edtech) companies to communicate what they do and why it is important. This challenge is even harder for edtech companies innovating on the cutting edge.

Publishing Company’s Curriculum Edits Over Race and Gender Put It in Hot Water With Authors

Marketplace K-12

The post Publishing Company’s Curriculum Edits Over Race and Gender Put It in Hot Water With Authors appeared first on Market Brief. Curriculum providers will increasingly have to balance demands for more inclusive curricula with state restrictions about what can be taught.

How Companies Can Support Bilingual and Multilingual Children

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

There are steps that organizations can take to build their cultural awareness in helping bilingual and multilingual students, explains Emily Guo, who is working with Cognitive ToyBox. Marketplace K-12 The Startup Blog bilingualism English / Language Arts English-Language Learners inclusivity multilingual Opinion Startups

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. When districts design their plans for home access, and companies such as Facebook rise to the challenge, kids win. So can companies such as Facebook further support home access for students?

5 Elements of a Pitch Deck That Will Lead Your Company to New VC Investment

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The ed-tech company's co-founder shares the secrets of his pitch. The post 5 Elements of a Pitch Deck That Will Lead Your Company to New VC Investment appeared first on Market Brief. Swing Education has raised $23 million in venture capital funding to-date. The Startup Blog

As Facebook Changes Name to Meta, Company Wants to Pull Education Into Its 'Metaverse'

Edsurge

What that metaverse will look like is still a bit vague, but the company gave some hints in prepared statements and in an hour-long video it released. In 2014 the company bought VR company Oculus for $2 billion.

Education Companies Roll Out New Top Executives at ASU+GSV

Marketplace K-12

The post Education Companies Roll Out New Top Executives at ASU+GSV appeared first on Market Brief. Big education organizations, including Cambium Learning, AVID, and ETS named new top executives at the ASU+GSV summit, or in the run-up to it.

How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post How Education Companies Can Expand Into New Markets While Staying Focused appeared first on Market Brief. Listenwise is expanding into the elementary-grade market in response to demand from educators.

Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.

Edsurge

Companies offering proctoring tools that monitor students as they take online exams are now being watched themselves—by Democratic senators. Proctoring companies say they have seen usage skyrocket this year, although this has been accompanied by growing outcry.

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. Which one is right for you? The Startup Blog Business Strategy Leadership Startup

The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List

The Game Agency

Stamford, CT – September 5, 2019 – The Game Agency has been named to the 2019 Top Training Companies List for the training delivery sector of the learning and development market. Selection to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Training Delivery Companies List was based on the following criteria: Value of platform features and capabilities. Company size and growth potential.

How edtech companies are helping schools navigate an uncertain year

eSchool News

In the middle of the abrupt changes to the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, edtech companies offered resources and access to help educators, students, and parents make the best of at-home learning.

What’s Happened With Education Company Morale During the Pandemic?

Marketplace K-12

About two-thirds of education company employees say their morale is the same or better than it was, pre-COVID, an EdWeek Market Brief survey of businesses shows. The post What’s Happened With Education Company Morale During the Pandemic?