Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

The 2018 edition will bring together 850 leading companies, 103 exciting new edtech startups and almost 35,000 attendees — teachers, school leaders, instructional designers, and all in all curious people — from more than 100 countries. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

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.

A Student Improved a Classroom Tech Solution—So the Company Hired Him

Edsurge

He had learned some coding and development on his own through freeCodeCamp.org , and he had polished some of those skills doing work for a small WordPress related company. Request a demo today and see if your school qualifies for our free pilot program.

?Meet Intel Education Accelerator’s Newest Cohort of EdTech Visionaries

Edsurge

It was an edtech entrepreneur’s dream on Wednesday at Intel’s Education Accelerator Demo Day. The program announced that last year, participants like tutoring app company GotIt! raised more than $9 million in a recent Series A round , and handheld wireless sensor company PocketLab is now teaming up with Google to bring the pocket-sized lab equipment to the Google Science Journal. It’s the eighth startup project for CEO Cy Megnin, who’s raised $500,000 for the company so far.

Meet the 5 Education Technology Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Class

Edsurge

Now in its 25th Demo Day, the Silicon Valley accelerator has created a machine for turning fledgling ideas into businesses that get investors salivating—and writing checks. Since 2005, Y Combinator has funded 1,430 companies and nearly 3,500 founders. featured 124 companies from 18 countries—marking the largest class in the accelerator’s history. YC Demo Day 1 has begun @ycombinator #ycdemoday pic.twitter.com/YOem8vP3oG.

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.

10 Tips for teachers to make the most of ISTE

Neo LMS

Setting goals such as “find out new ways to connect with my students” means that you will have a strong base to plan your session attendance, talk to edtech companies, and generally have a more productive time during the days of the event. Make time for live demos.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Unboxing Demo: Really Good Stuff Digital Learning Collection. Once you have everything in place, there will be times when you want students to play certain apps based upon their needs and the standards that you’re trying to meet.

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6 Tips for making the most of ed tech exhibitions

Neo LMS

Does the conference meet your school’s ed tech goals? The same principle applies to the exhibition area, where thousands of companies, NGOs and other institutions will be competing for your attention. The NEO team will be happy to meet you there!

How an Ed-Tech Startup Can Rise Above the Noise at ISTE

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

to share ideas, meet new people and see old friends. As a small company it’s hard to be heard over the noise (and the smell of popcorn). This year we didn’t exhibit at ISTE, but I attended the event to hold meetings and scope out the landscape.

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Airtame - wireless streaming with enterprise level controls

Educational Technology Guy

They are partnered with many other companies, including Google, Trello, Zoho and more to setup dashboards. This is a perfect solution especially for large auditoriums or meeting rooms using more than one display screen. For more information or to setup a demo: [link] [link]. Airtame is an HDMI device that plugs into a display or projector and allows you to wirelessly display to that device. You can share your screen from any device, on any platform.

The checklist to choose the right Academic Management System for your academic institution

Linways Technologies

The Demo Once you have made your short list, send word to each of those firms for a detailed demo. Make sure to check the availability of key decision makers and technical experts in your institution in order to get the most detailed insight from the demo.

iPad App Review: iCanConduct is a Great Tool For Teaching Pulse and Rhythm To Young Musicians | @beansinmyears

TeacherCast

Video Demo: [link]. Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company. Kyle is currently working at an internet technology firm and Paul is a key account manager at a science technology company.

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Y Combinator’s Newest Batch of Education Technology Startups

Edsurge

There were all the usual trappings of a startup demo day. Caffeinated founders paced the lobby in colorful T-shirts splattered with their company logos, polishing their pitches for their on-stage presentation and meetings with potential investors. Outside the Computer History Museum, where its 26th demo day was held, an autonomous tractor drove in circles next to a massive 3D printer assembling an office pod. You won’t find those companies in this batch.

School’s Out for the Latest Y Combinator Batch, and Here’s What Its Edtech Graduates Are Up to

Edsurge

for startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Summer 2018 Demo Day. Seven of the 134 companies in this batch provide education services—which is a similar percentage from the last cohort. Since the previous Demo Day in March, Tim Brady, a partner at Y Combinator who advises edtech startups, says he hasn’t noticed much in terms of changes in the education landscape. In this latest cohort of edtech companies, only one is aimed at being used in classrooms.

How Differentiating Instruction Helps Students Connect to Learning

Edsurge

I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. I’ve spent 16 years serving on and chairing the board of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and 25 years leading companies that serve schools and students of all kinds. I pay close attention to classroom solutions that can meet these students exactly where they are. Demo: Learn more about Achieve3000 by Requesting a Demo to See Differentiation in Action.

3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

Nureva

We led discussions with administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ Workspace.

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Judge, Jury and Education Startups: Reflections From the SXSW EDU Launch Competition

Edsurge

The annual tradition dates back to 2012, and features early-stage companies showing off the latest efforts to solve intractable problems across the education landscape. Over the years I have attended dozens of demo days and exhibitions, and slogged through what already feels like a lifetime of pitches in my inbox. The company offers a suite of administrative software to help daycare providers execute a variety of tasks, from managing government subsidies to financial bookkeeping.

3 big takeaways from the Nureva internship program

Nureva

We led discussions with educational administrators from across North America, presented at departmental meetings and learned how a company structures its online presence. The very first day, we received an invitation to a meeting – a company overview on the latest release of Span™ software. Fortunately, the software was easy to figure out, so we dived right into creating demo use cases for our sales team to use.

Black Box to Debut New Videowall & More at InfoComm 2018

techlearning

Coalesce™ Professional Wireless Presentation and Collaboration System Coalesce™ from Black Box® combines wireless displays, video conferencing, and screen sharing technologies to encourage collaboration and increase productivity in meetings.

Education Technology Vendors in Higher Ed: Friends or Foes?

Edsurge

Company representatives are anathema to some, yet indispensable partners to others. So what makes a particular product or company more “trustworthy” than others? The most common factors, according to our research, include the company’s capacity to deliver high quality products at scale, track record, product roadmap, financial stability, and quality of partner relationships.

Mimio unveils MimioMobile for browsers

eSchool News

Company also gives educators first public demos of the touch-enabled MimioProjector 280T. Our goal is to help educators create the type of learning environments that meet their needs, today and into the future.”.

Join the edWeb Team at ISTE 2015

edWeb.net

Come and meet up with the edWeb team at ISTE in Philadelphia next week. Learning Bird is an edtech company that gives great teachers a platform to make a difference to students all over the country. Waggle Demo Times at Booth #203.

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How One Educator Found Work-Life Balance By Teaching Online—From Her Living Room

Edsurge

There you're trying to meet the needs of everyone in the classroom and meet guidelines and expectations, and you want to have high test scores. Then there are teacher evaluations, walk-through evaluations, teacher meetings where you have to stay after school or parent-teacher conferences where you're trying to get parents in the classroom, get them more involved, get them on the same page as the students. These are all companies that we teachers are already familiar with.

Are AI-Powered Chatbot Tutors the Future of Textbooks?

Edsurge

Founded in 2015, Quottly currently lists 3 million courses in its database and students can register for courses directly through the company’s platform. And companies sponsoring employees’ education feel the stress too, causing many to cut back on efforts to pay students through a traditional masters program. The university and aerospace company recently partnered to create an MIT certificate program for Boeing employees that lasts 17 weeks.

ASCD's #Empower18 Conference Report

techlearning

I attended a demo of the new coding and computer science programs and believe the tool will be an excellent addition to the BrainPOP suite. Ellevation is a software company focused on ELL educators and the students they serve.

Don’t miss out at ISTE – 7 tips to get more from an education conference

Nureva

The best conversation you have might be with a teacher you meet in a session, after bonding over a shared approach to design thinking or PBL. So take some time beforehand to create your plan of attack by finding the products or companies you most want to check out.

Driving Technology Through Innovation: Peerless-AV’s InfoComm 2018 Showcase

techlearning

With over 75 years of audiovisual experience, Peerless-AV’s commitment to the creation of cutting-edge technology has elevated the company to the status of an innovative industry leader.

Coding outside the lines: CoderDojos get kids psyched about programming by turning them loose

The Hechinger Report

The freedom to mess up, repeatedly, is a core appeal of this club known as CoderDojo , a loosely-connected global network of coding workshops for kids ages 6 to 18, including this Boston outpost that meets in the borrowed offices of the tech company LogMeIn.

This Standing-Room-Only Class Features Music Videos, a Gaming App and. Breathalyzers

Edsurge

He has been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Garg, who is now one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching bestowed by Baylor University. Watch Challenge Your Perceptions, Garg's TEDxUCLA talk, in which he demos the everyday relevance (and fun!) When we do have meetings, some people come and some people Skype in.

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This software turns old laptops into new Chromebooks

eSchool News

I ran into Neverware ,” says Ojeda, “and saw a demo of an older Dell 640 running Windows 7 and booting up in about 30 to 45 seconds. We’re able to meet the needs of the community,” says Ojeda, “and in a very fiscally-responsible manner.”.

May this Gobstopper (Now Called Curriculet) be Ever Lasting!

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

UPDATE AS OF 1/15/14: The company Gobstopper has changed its name to Curriculet, but this update hasn''t changed how I use Curriculet with my students. The stories and information in the below post still hold true despite the change in company name. Try out the student demo.

Classroom Gaming Should Be Engaging, Tied to Curriculum—and Not Require Teachers to Code

Edsurge

Many times we find stand-alone games and demos that are hard to link to the standards or to work into the general flow of the class.” Before launching Legends of Learning, company founder Dr. Vadim Polikov worked with Vanderbilt University’s. Physical Sciences: Newton’s Third Law Players meet the historic scientist Isaac Newton and help him get to a party. . It’s one thing when master teachers successfully implement learning games in a carefully controlled research study.

Reinventing The School Desk: Tip Tap Tap And The Internet of Things

Fractus Learning

We developed a suite of demo educational applications (Phonics, Tracing, Literacy and Music), which were designed in accordance with prescribed curriculums. Stephen (CEO) is a serial entrepreneur and has founded several technology companies in the past 15 years.

Achieve3000 updates blended learning, differentiated instruction tools

eSchool News

plus several international editions – Achieve3000 is ensuring both teachers and students have the standards-aligned, grade-appropriate content they need to meet grade-level state standards, perform on high-stakes state assessments, and achieve college and career readiness literacy goals.

Can US Higher Education Publishers Leverage a Subscription Model

Kitaboo on EdTech

A lot of media, telecom, eCommerce, software companies use this model, where customers pay for the service or product for a specific time period. Companies that provide subscription-based services, offer monthly, quarterly, yearly, two-yearly subscriptions. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

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WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

BENCHMARK EDUCATION COMPANY ADVANCEALL ( benchmarkeducation.com ) Benchmark Education Company (BEC) released Advance ALL, a new series motivating students to read with literary and informational reading text sets.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Forbes : “The Startup President: How France ’s Macron Nearly Built An EdTech Company.” ” Ed-tech: where you don’t need an actual product idea for a company, and you can incubate your neoliberalism anyway. But they’re connected to the new Woz U and a web of for-profit companies – raising questions of conflict of interest and legal compliance.” So many people predicting this company would disrupt higher ed.

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Live Thursday May 31st with Khalid Smith and Nicole Tucker-Smith on Educational Entrepreneurship and Startup Weekend EDU

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

He brings together hackers, entrepreneurs and education experts to build teams, start companies and acquire the resources to make meaningful advances in the way people teach and learn. On Sunday evening teams demo their prototypes and receive valuable feedback from a panel of experts

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Inside Higher Ed : “ U of Maryland University College pursues a strategy of spinning off units into stand-alone companies, seeking financial gain for itself and affordable tuition rates for its students.” ” Another (typical) NYT story : “Where Halls of Ivy Meet Silicon Dreams, a New City Rises.” Via Techcrunch : “The 52 startups that launched at Y Combinator W17 Demo Day 1.” The robotics company has raised $36.03