Kickboard and Aperture Education Partner to Help Schools Use Student Behavior Data to Measure Social Emotional Learning

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The DESSA, which is published by Aperture Education, measures students’ social emotional competencies while the Kickboard platform allows teachers to record and analyze student behavior in real time. Charlotte N.C.

?On the Hotseat: 7 Questions for Kickboard’s New CEO, Stefan Kohler

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But at Kickboard , an online school culture system management system, it’s a straight dive in for Stefan Kohler, a former teacher and executive at companies including Scholastic and Pearson. Kohler: Aside from being a student, a high school teacher and coach, and having my Superintendent’s License, for the past 20 years I’ve worked for and led companies that serve and support K-12 education. What got you interested in Kickboard?

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March 28, 2018 Webinar Shows Schools How to Use SEL and PBIS Programs Together

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Social-emotional learning company Aperture Education and Kickboard, which provides technology and coaching for school culture initiatives, will host a webinar at 3 p.m. Jolynn Greene, Data-Driven Leadership Coach at Kickboard. Charlotte N.C.

How Voice-Enabled Technology is Changing the Contours of Higher Education

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Marissa's passion for education came early in her career when she was producing "edutainment" CD-ROM products for The Learning Company. Higher education institutions, edtechs and learning companies are using Alexa to enhance experiences for students.

Why the State of Surveillance in Schools Might Lead to the Next Equifax Disaster

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Imagine a breach like the Equifax one we just had, but occurring with students’ browsing history, the search strings of the school counselor or geolocation of all students in the school,” says privacy blogger Bill Fitzgerald, noting the risks companies are taking while gathering sensitive information on students. Other similar technologies include Kickboard and LiveSchool. Companies have also shown interest in developing eye-tracking technologies to improve online reading habits.

The Business of Education Technology

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Bust or not, companies across the tech sector, particularly those with high “burn rates” , faced tough choices in 2016: “cut costs drastically to become self-sustaining, or seek additional capital on ever-more-onerous terms,” as The WSJ put it – that is, if they were able to raise additional capital at all. Jen Medbery stepped down as CEO of Kickboard. The CEO of Safari Books left the company “ amidst massive layoffs.”