Meet NEO at BETT 2018!

Neo LMS

Bett or The Bett Show (formerly known as the British Educational Training and Technology Show) is an annual trade show that goes back to more than 30 years. Well, this video speaks for itself: Meet NEO at BETT 2018! Meet us at Booth F302!

Making Sure your Meetings are Productive and Effective

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings are something that all managers and leaders need to be able to plan, organize, run and follow up on. When I was a project engineer, I had to run lots of meetings and had training in effective meetings at a couple different companies.

This Workforce Partnership Trains Tech Talent. Can It Boost Civic Engagement Too?

Edsurge

A couple decades later, tractors were assembled here for Caterpillar, the construction machinery company. They have been working with local governments and tech companies to design solutions to problems such as homelessness, water conservation and clean energy. SAN LEANDRO, Calif. —

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. Varsity Tutors is a nationally recognized company that connects students with personalized tutoring services in both academic and test prep subject areas.

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

Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

The CoolCatTeacher

Her talent won her an internship with a company in Atlanta (she telecommuted as a sophomore and junior in high school.) When students meet a problem that they can’t Google, they must venture forth with teamwork, creativity, and tenacity — all things that they need to be successful.

How Tech Companies Are Selling Colleges on Mass Data Collection

Edsurge

Versions of that sales pitch echoed through the cavernous exhibit hall this week at one of the largest trade shows for tech companies selling to colleges. We walked the exhibit hall here looking for new ways that companies are offering this Big-Data-driven transformation.

5 reasons why our employees complete safety training online

eSchool News

School districts have many requirements to meet, and for each of these requirements, there’s a company (or multiple companies!) Staff safety training is no exception. Online training is more convenient. It increased our access to more diverse training courses.

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.

Training the future workforce for a data-driven society

eSchool News

We’ll likely see some jobs disappear altogether, while others will evolve and adapt to meet the new climate. According to LinkedIn data , the top three “hard” skills companies noted needing most in 2019 all surround tech: cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and analytical reasoning.

Inside Gaggle: Meet Our Team

Gaggle Speaks

He is also involved in professional development for all districts that require training. Listening to customer concerns and struggles, then helping create a professional development training plan that will address and answer those issues. 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.

Avoid Death by PowerPoint: Flip Your Meetings

Turning Learning On Its Head

I recently had a conversation with David Sternela, Training and Program Manager at Abbvie. We were talking about how too many corporate meetings turn into death by PowerPoint. Meetings can also be flipped. So how do you flip a meeting? Step 2 The Meeting Time.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Those are among the social issues addressed by 20 non-profit and educational institutions that are getting grants from the Google AI Impact Challenge , announced today at the company’s annual I/O developer conference.

Tech Needs More Than Coders. This Bootcamp Will Train Sales Chops (and Even Pay For It)

Edsurge

Yet just as vital to a tech company’s growth is the ability to sell. “It Building out a high-performing sales team—from the top executive to the sales reps at the frontlines—is a priority for any early-stage company looking to grow. Two years ago, he raised a $600,000 seed round and launched Sales Bootcamp , a three-month program that aims to prepare people with little or no sales experience for entry-level jobs at tech companies.

3 Ways a Company Can Personalize Its Support for Teachers

Edsurge

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. Rather than fighting, they work as a team to figure out if the platform can adapt to meet the needs of a range of educators.

Do Tech Companies Need To Step Up Their Accessibility Game?

The Innovative Educator

Source: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics Technology was not designed by or for those with disabilities. SnapChat has a ways to go to meet the needs of their disabled users.

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. And in order for you to have the responsibility of liberty, you had to be trained in the various arts of a liberated or liberal society.

MIT Moves Beyond the MOOC to Court Companies, Professional Learners

Edsurge

Providing courses to companies, and adults not enrolled in a full-time degree program, has long been a way for universities to extend their reach (and pockets) beyond the physical lecture hall. In 2013, MIT began offering online programs for working professionals to meet learners across the globe. Now, as MOOCs have evolved to court professional audiences , so too have MIT’s efforts to harness companies and organizations.

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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 With edtech, specialized isn’t always better.

How Boundaries Between Colleges and Companies Will Continue to Blur

Edsurge

EdSurge sat down with Gallagher during the ASU+GSV Summit in May to learn about why he predicts that when it comes to education, the line between colleges and companies will continue to blur. EdSurge: You recently tweeted that you’re interested in blurring the boundaries between traditional higher education and trainings that happen in the workplace. But then there’s also this segment that’s always been adjacent that used to be called corporate training.

Meet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram

Wired Campus

Some of the biggest MOOC producers, including Daphne Koller’s Coursera, may have figured out how to get employers to accept free online courses as credentials: Get big-name companies to help design them. We’re getting to the point where we’ll be profitable as a company.”.

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?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 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). prices on a by-school or company basis.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools Partners with PublicSchoolWORKS to Provide Employees with Online Staff Safety Training

techlearning

The Five Star District is not new to online staff training, however. The district chose PublicSchoolWORKS because of its increased offerings and its outstanding customer service after having access to free online staff safety training when it was a member of the Adams County BOCES.

Gaggle adds Google and Microsoft trainings for PD

eSchool News

Gaggle adds Google and Microsoft training options; trainers obtain certifications to help educators use leading technology. Gaggle is expanding its professional development and training options.

Veterans continue to battle for their military training to count as college credit

The Hechinger Report

Not only did I do a physics class as part of my training, I had the ultimate lab,” he said, the anger still evident in his voice: “I was splitting atoms every day.”. And training and experience acquired in the field depends on an officer to record it, which may leave lapses. “We

?Trilogy Education Raises $30M to Give Universities a Bootcamp in Skills-Based Training

Edsurge

CEO and founder Dan Sommer says with the added funds, his company will be looking at growing its offerings to nearly 10 programs in subject areas like user experience and design. With its university partners, which are Trilogy’s primary source of revenue, the company designs certificate programs from the bottom up, from developing curriculum to hiring instructors and also recruiting students.

Georgia Teachers Receive Training Through Visionary Computational Thinking Program to Prepare Students For 21st Century Careers

techlearning

Congressman Austin Scott added, “As a father of three, I value a strong education system that is prepared to meet the diverse needs of its students and address the changing dynamics of our nation’s economy. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $ 19.09

What I Learned On My ‘Secret Sabbatical’ As a Scholar-in-Residence at a Private Company

Edsurge

The secret sabbatical (so-called because I didn’t really disclose it to Steelcase, also because I want it to sound cooler than it really is) was about using my position as an embedded academic in a corporation to gather all the intel that I can about how private companies work and to see if there’s anything that’s particularly good that could be adapted and brought back into higher education, to make higher education better. The best companies seem to be defined by their agility.

The Value of the Online Program Management Industry

Wisewire

OPM providers are organizations (typically for-profit companies) that help non-profit schools, both public and private, develop online programs. The Online Program Management (OPM) industry has emerged over the last decade as a key part of the online higher education marketplace, with $1.1

LaGuardia Community College: Where Business and Tech Education Meet

Edsurge

As the need for affordable education grows, community colleges are well positioned to provide post-secondary degrees, credentials or training to meet workforce needs. million in federal grants to provide at-risk, disadvantaged young people with free tech industry training. Large companies including IBM, WalMart and Xerox have signed on as hiring partners to interview qualified graduates of the program. “If

Meet the Mastermind Behind an Innovative, New Way to Teach Math

MIND Research Institute

What our approach does is build spatial-temporal reasoning, and then connect that spatial-temporal reasoning to mathematical understanding,” accomplishing what other software companies haven’t. Video produced by NationSwell in partnership with Cisco.

What’s It Like Tutoring for VIPKID, the Chinese Company That Just Raised $200 Million?

Edsurge

Mabry is one of the 20,000 educators working for VIPKID , China’s largest online English tutoring company. The Beijing-based company has now raised a total of $325 million.). The company said it generated roughly $40 million last in July, through the efforts of teachers like Mabry. “I She even won a contest put on by the company to travel to Beijing and meet Cindy Mi, the company’s founder and CEO. You can give a class on a train.

CAST shows wysiwyg R41, launches new BlackTrax, new broadcast capability and global training program at LDI 2018

techlearning

The company will also launch a new global training program. wysiwyg sessions will be presented by Stuart Green, Director of Education and Training for CAST Group of Companies and Senior Lecturer in Lighting and Live Event Technology at the University of South Wales.

Meet The Gates Foundation’s New Deputy Director in Higher Education

Edsurge

She began a long career in education, which included cofounding two social enterprise organizations (one of which helped get 4,000 women off welfare), serving as a Commissioner of San Francisco Unified School District’s Board of Education and starting two edtech companies. Hiles raised $12 million between 2011 and 2015 for her company, Pathbrite, which she sold to Cengage Learning in October 2015. Heather Hiles towers above most other edtech entrepreneurs. Truly.