A Social-Emotional Learning Company Shifts Strategy to Meet Needs During COVID-19

Marketplace K-12

The post A Social-Emotional Learning Company Shifts Strategy to Meet Needs During COVID-19 appeared first on Market Brief. The CEO of Move This World is prioritizing flexibility, being open to feedback and addressing pain points during the coronavirus crisis.

Meet NEO at BETT 2020 in London!

Neo LMS

Anyone who is a teacher, school leader, learning designer, librarian or is involved in some way or another in creating and delivering education to students of all ages needs to stay on top of all aspects that are currently shaping up the industry. Meet NEO at BETT 2020!

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Ed tech companies promise results, but their claims are often based on shoddy research

The Hechinger Report

Examples from The Hechinger Report’s collection of misleading research claims touted by ed tech companies. School closures in all 50 states have sent educators and parents alike scrambling to find online learning resources to keep kids busy and productive at home.

Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Some students today learn in high-tech environments that their grandfathers couldn’t even imagine when they had to go to school. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018! Meet us at Booth F302! We’re really looking forward to meet you at BETT 2018!

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.

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms. Step 1: Set up Your Room for Morning Meetings.

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. Back to Basics Learning Dynamics, Inc. Coordinate scheduling for the meetings with students over email. Summer is here. School is out.

The Summer of COVID-19 Presents a Unique Opportunity for Education Companies

Edsurge

For companies that target teachers, this is a good time to do some contingency planning as well—to be ready to assist educators no matter what scenario they find themselves in come fall. Companies that provide this assistance to teachers directly will be rich in prospects.

Meet NEO at ISTE 2016 in Denver!

Neo LMS

Teachers everywhere must provide the best learning experiences for their students, and technology is their best ally. 16,000 educators and 500 companies have already announced their participation. Meet NEO at ISTE 2016. Meet us at Booth #2756!

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jamil Ahmed

Teacher Reboot Camp

It will help me to get organized about every aspect of teaching specially including performance analyze, game-based learning and flipped learning, etc. He is a Pharmacist with experience of working in several pharmaceutical companies over 5 years in International Business.

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jamil Ahmed

Teacher Reboot Camp

It will help me to get organized about every aspect of teaching specially including performance analyze, game-based learning and flipped learning, etc. He is a Pharmacist with experience of working in several pharmaceutical companies over 5 years in International Business.

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. This was followed up by several meetings with key scientists to ascertain the threat that the incident posed for the mission. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting?

Calling All Podcasters! Announcing the #ISTE15 Podcasters Meet Up! #PodcastPD

TeacherCast

What would happen if we had a meet and greet for educators who listen to our shows. Are you interested in learning more about Podcasting? Are you interested in learning how to start your own podcast with your class or with your buddies? We would LOVE to meet you. Tweet.

Zen and the Art of Meaningful Meetings

Edsurge

Last week I had the extraordinary opportunity to spend time in the company of some very smart, interesting and generous university innovators when California State University Channel Islands hosted a meeting for the group, called the HAILstorm. At the end, we were asked to reflect on what we would take away from the meeting and how it might affect our practices on campus. And so can the time to simply meet and talk with peers from other institutions.

Game-Based Learning Meets Science Standards

EdTechTeam

GAME-BASED LEARNING FROM LEGENDS OF LEARNING NOW MEETS SCIENCE STANDARDS IN TWO MORE STATES Research-Based Games Already Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards WASHINGTON, D.C.—Aug. Teachers can don their capes with Legends of Learning at www.legendsoflearning.com.

How distance learning fosters global collaboration

Neo LMS

While this sudden turn of events has caused much anxiety for both teachers and learners, there have been valuable lessons learned about how we can leverage technology to benefit education. Read more: Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning. E-learning

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

Edsurge

Employees report higher productivity , greater efficiency and less stress , while companies can benefit from lower real estate costs and an expanded talent pool. My former company, Big Universe ( now acquired ) was a fully-virtual operation.

Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

Working at Gaggle has given me the opportunity to partner with some of the biggest influencers in education across the country while learning and growing myself. Not because I believe I could do better, but because I’d love to learn how to lead and support a company like he does at Gaggle. The post Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team appeared first on Gaggle. Name: Jacob Huss. Title: Account Manager.

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. We tried to find something that fit him, because obviously, everyone is a bit different in how they learn.”

How a 5-Decade Old Education Company Reinvented Itself

Edsurge

The privately-held education company used to focus on making print instructional materials for K-12 schools. Today, there are six million current active users on i-Ready, the company’s flagship digital product. based company, to learn more about that reinvention, and the lessons he’s learned in the process. How did you transition from a traditional company focused on providing workbooks to an edtech company? The company] has continued to grow.

Indebted to your mentors? One company’s business model tests repaying connections that paid off

The Christensen Institute

The need for mentoring models that both afford scale and support mentor-mentee relationships is what piqued my interest in a new approach: a company called Pelion is trying to source reliable connections to virtual career mentors and tying the outcome of those connections, as measured by the career success of the mentee, to a financing model called income share agreements (ISAs). I sat down with Pelion’s co-founder Martin Permin to learn more.

3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers

Edsurge

Education is awash with efforts to personalize learning. But what does it mean for a company to personalize its support for the teachers who use its product? School leader, Jordan Silvestri and Kiddom representative, Melissa Giroux, describe what it takes for an edtech company to deliver the kind of personalized experience to its customers that teachers give to their students. Learn More About Kiddom Academy For Schools: Apply to Kiddom's Pilot program.

This Is How It Feels To Meet Your Online Students In-Person

EdNews Daily

Have you ever wondered what it can feel like to meet some of your online students in-person? The company put together a terrific event, and the families were wonderful. How to Build an Online Professional Learning Community Through Respect.

Meet Two Leaders Trying to Reinvent College

Edsurge

But then he pursued a career in business, first at a strategy consulting firm, and later working his way up to CEO of a tech company called Snapfish, which did photo sharing and hosting and printing and that kind of thing before Instagram existed. We have a lot of things that are set up to be really focused on being a learning community. Not done by us, but done broadly in the science of learning. Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security

EdTech Magazine

Providers Rise to Meet the Challenge of K–12 Data Security. This data can also be used to create student profiles , which educators can use to enhance their personalized learning programs. . “We’re eli.zimmerman_9856. Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:45.

Meet the Platform That ‘Gets to Know You’—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

Edsurge

In the year since it launched, the platform has cut in half the time students have to study to obtain the same results, according to company metrics. It learns what you're good at, what you're bad at, and what it takes you time to do.

To Find Diverse Talent, Some Companies Look to College Clubs

Edsurge

College career fairs look like an awkward high school dance: Students circle around company booths, unsure whether to stop and drop off a resume. Companies blindly court juniors and seniors to their floorspace, hoping that they’ll be the right fit for internships and full-time positions. One company is making a business out of helping student associations and companies connect beyond the walls of tri-folds and stacks of resumes at career fairs.

Old Ways Meet New Tech (and New Students) at Meeting of Library and Academic Leaders

Edsurge

Next Wave 2017 was the latest in an annual, invitation-only meeting series run by Ithaka , the nonprofit group behind JSTOR, ArtStor, the PORTICO digital archiving and preservation service, and Ithaka S&R, which conducts research on higher ed and technology. One secret to the partnership’s success: clear boundaries between the for-profit company and the nonprofit educational institution. “We’re Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary Learning

Meet the Platform That 'Gets to Know You'—and Cuts Test Prep Time in Half

Edsurge

In the year since it launched, the platform has cut in half the time students have to study to obtain the same results, according to company metrics. It learns what you're good at, what you're bad at, and what it takes you time to do.

Corona Virus & Remote Learning

EdTechTeacher

schools and districts are looking for ways to administer remote learning in an effort to keep their community safe. General EdTech: EdTech companies offering FREE support and/or access to schools affected by COVID19 closures. Meeting and Conferencing in Microsoft Teams by Microsoft.

6 Cutting Edge EdTech Companies to Keep An Eye Out For This Year at the ISTE Conference!

TeacherCast

This year, I had the opportunity to work with so many great educational technology companies on the podcast and I'm excited to have the opportunity to walk the vendor floor and meet everyone to say THANK YOU for being a part of the TeacherCast podcasting family. Learn more at [link].

?5 Things Community College Administrators Wish Edtech Companies Would Do

Edsurge

Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa echoes Teti’s wish, but says edtech companies need to look beyond traditional higher-ed models and think about what kinds of problems two-year institutions and trade schools face. Community College Research Center assistant director Melinda Karp, edtech companies will try to make schools fit their products, rather than helping schools find the right tools or programs that meet their exact needs.

Meet the 83-Year-Old App Developer Who Says Edtech Should Better Support Seniors

Edsurge

“Lifelong learning” may be the latest buzzword in education. Three years ago, at the ripe age of 80, Wakamiya decided to learn how to code. But through learning how to code, she believes that experience offers an even more important lesson to today’s education and technology companies: don’t forget about senior citizens. Photo Credit: Sydney Johnson) Learning to code hasn’t been an easy process for Wakamiya. You can’t study or learn unless it’s fun.

Teacher Creativity Skill: Meet Someone Amazing!

The Playground Advocate

Sometimes meeting someone new changes your whole perspective on the world, and collaborating with someone new can change how you understand the work that you do. Moreover, the technologies that enable this kind of communication are free and easy to learn.

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

Edsurge

Now in its second year, the four-month accelerator program offers selected companies up to $100,000 from Intel Capital—in exchange for up to six percent of equity—and provides access to GSVlabs , weekly workshops and guidance from self-selected mentors like David Min (VP of Strategic Business Innovation at the Walt Disney Company) or Ronald Chandler (former CIO for the Los Angeles Unified School District). Immersed Games : “All games are inherently learning.