Report: The Credentials People Get Are Not Always the Ones Companies Want

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states, and most of that data on secondary students. based think tank Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Boston-based analytics software company Burning Glass Technologies. “We’re While companies may not ask for the certifications by name, the process involved in obtaining them is helpful in preparing people entering the workforce, said Craig Bushman, a vice president at certification exam developer and provider Certiport.

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Trump, tech companies pledge over $500 million to computer science education

FETC Converge

Computer science education picked up concerted, cross-sector support this week when the Trump administration and a slew of private sector companies collectively committed more than half a billion dollars to K-12 and post-secondary STEM programs.

Alan November on the '$1000 Pencil' and Why Edtech Companies Aren’t Pushing the Envelope

Edsurge

A few weeks back, EdSurge published a podcast interview with education consultant and commentator Alan November, and Director of Secondary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for the Houston Independent School District Mike Dorsey, after chatting with the two education experts at ISTE. Alan November One problem is that companies are still making money off of selling those “$1000 pencils” as ways to improve productivity.

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’ll share my review of this product from a company founded in 2000 and will talk about its benefits and features. Urkund only partners with secondary districts and post-secondary education institutions.

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5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

She consults with school districts and post-secondary institutions around the country in the effective use of technology to support great teaching, conducts workshops, and presents and keynotes nationally. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

The #ISTE19 Recap Show

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s now working with future secondary teachers and new faculty members at University of Indianapolis. in Curriculum and Instruction with areas of emphasis in secondary education and Spanish. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Inquiry in Your Classroom Now

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has 25 years in education as teacher, instructional coach, elementary/secondary principal and K-12 district administrator. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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3 Big Issues We Heard About at SXSWedu

Wired Campus

The event brings together a mix of participants from different parts of education — teachers, administrators, and publishers in elementary, secondary, and higher education. The document was created primarily with secondary education in mind, but among its supporters are some higher-education groups, including the Institute for Higher Education Policy. He said his company’s product “takes video and turns it into an active learning experience.”. Austin, Tex.

Improve Student Behavior Now!

The CoolCatTeacher

This school year will mark ten years of teaching secondary ed ELA. She also published her first ebook Finally Some Answers: 50 Classroom Solutions for the Secondary Ed Teacher in 2016.

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The push for “free” universal education in Africa often falls short—here’s a better way

The Christensen Institute

But even for most who are desperately poor, education is highly valued as a majority of children—more than 70% —attend primary school and nearly half attend secondary school. The average secondary school graduate does not get a job until their early 30s, at which point most are parents.

Education Businesses, Associations Want School Library Funding Increased

Marketplace K-12

A coalition of more than 20 companies and organizations want the Senate to fold a bill about school libraries into the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

5 Ways to Battle Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

She consults with school districts and post-secondary institutions around the country in the effective use of technology to support great teaching, conducts workshops, and presents and keynotes nationally.

MasterMind Educator Groups: Build Safe Spaces for Innovation

The CoolCatTeacher

A middle school English teacher for 22 years, Rebecca is now a teacher on special assignment specializing in secondary teacher development for Burbank Unified School District in California. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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How edtech supports the success of the Nordic Education

Neo LMS

There are around 80 education development companies in Finland, and 22 of them participated in EDUDigi.

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Does Child Privacy Even Matter?

EdNews Daily

Her company, PRIVO , works with companies like Disney, as well as school districts. All the big industrial companies from the 20th century have fallen in relative value. The most valuable commodity a company can now own is information. By Charles Sosnik.

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How We Disenfranchise Students of Color

The CoolCatTeacher

corridor as an ELA Instructional Coach, Language Arts Department Chair, Secondary Language Arts teacher, professor and compliance specialist. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

A range of specialist companies and private institutions is now providing excellent higher education components, as well as providing ancillary and support services such as examination and certification services, learning support, learning analytics, etc.

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Pearson Signals Major Shift From Print by Making All Textbook Updates ‘Digital First’

Edsurge

The biggest education company in the world is moving away from a production model that has been one of the main drivers in the rising cost of textbooks. The average price for a Pearson digital textbook subscription for a semester is $40, according to the company.

The Thank You Project #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

She was nominated by a colleague for the Teachers that Rock – Class of 2018, and by her principal and supervisor for the 2017 New Jersey Exemplary Secondary Educator award.

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Bigger Deals, Bigger Bets: EdTech Venture Funding Trends Continue in 2018

EdNews Daily

The key difference in the past few years, however, has been larger funding rounds and valuations across a fewer number of EdTech companies. EdTech unicorns, companies that have reached billion-dollar valuations prior to an IPO, are prominent in the United States and also China.

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A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

Given that my experience is limited to middle school and high school students through my test-prep company and my critical-reading web app, SmartyReader , I’ll highlight my own insights in hopes of sparking a larger discussion of how the K-12 classroom will look in 2025.

Thinking Routines in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

There’s videos out there so that you can see what this actually looks like in a classroom, whether it’s early childhood, middle childhood, if it’s secondary. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Poll: How has technology impacted the future of work?

eSchool News

A majority of Americans would like to see technology companies take a more active role in improving U.S. The new poll from OZY and SurveyMonkey tracks how technology is impacting post-secondary education and the workforce in the U.S.

The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments

EdTech Magazine

A study by Macquarie University in Australia and educational technology company Makers Empire confirms what’s easy for educators to observe — 3D lessons engage students , enabling them to learn advanced concepts and skills. The Resurgence of 3D Printers in Modern Learning Environments.

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Turn the Page: Looking Beyond the Textbook for Culturally-Responsive Curriculum

Edsurge

As the leader of an education company, it was a sobering reminder of the complexities and responsibilities involved in creating curriculum. So how can curriculum publishers and educational companies be meaningful partners in creating culturally-responsive classrooms?

Innovative Ed-Tech Tools Should Bring Real Personalized Learning to Students

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

And that means navigating the debate between segmentation and collaboration that dominates secondary education today. When it comes to integrating ed-tech into middle and high school classrooms, it’s not enough to create software “that works.”

How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend.

The Rise – and Possible Fall – of the Graphing Calculator

Digital Promise

Whether teachers continue to use these tools or ditch them in favor of new ones, graphing technology will likely always have a place in secondary math education. The debate even provoked a response from the president of Texas Instruments, the dominant graphing calculator company in the U.S.

US Edtech Investments Peak Again With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2018

Edsurge

education technology companies raised $1.45 And that dip in dealflow has been happening in recent years: Investors are pouring more money into the edtech industry, but across fewer companies. edtech industry matures, companies with demonstrable revenue growth are distinguishing themselves from the rest of the pack and attracting bigger funders higher up the investment ladder. For edtech companies able to show consistent growth and revenue, that should be welcome news.

Learn Why Edsby Is A Great Learning Management System For Your School | @Edsby

TeacherCast

About Company. Company website: [link]. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/edsby. Scott played a key role in Investor Relations and was instrumental in completing two successful secondary public offerings, including a $25 million self-syndicated offering.

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Wolfram Alpha has a great contest for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Wolfram , the company behind Wolfram Alpha and other educational services and apps, has a great contest for educators.

#Supermuch teaching in the classroom and online

The CoolCatTeacher

We discuss what going to the next level in the classroom and in online learning means both at the secondary and college level. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

This is something that really resonates with school counselors because we’re very much focused on graduating students to go into post-secondary education, the military, or the world of work, and to have sustainable careers. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

A ‘Safe’ Smart Speaker for Kids? Startup Chatterbox Promises to Put Privacy First

Edsurge

In education, such privacy concerns are secondary to another glaring issue: that company officials have said their products are intended for consumer use, not as classroom tools. But Chatterbox is not a learn-to-code company.

Predictions of Print Textbooks’ Death Remain Greatly Exaggerated

Edsurge

higher education courseware in 2015, down from 50 percent the year before, according to a 2018 report from Macquarie, an investment bank and financial services company. higher education courseware business despite gains in digital—all because of secondary textbook market’s impact.

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Why gamification works [Part 1]

Neo LMS

Candy Crush, a mobile gaming phenomenon, earns its makers, Swedish-based King Games, big money: $250 million in the company’s last declared quarter alone.

Drones in the Classroom: Teaching Writing and Collaboration with Drones

The CoolCatTeacher

After graduation, I pursued and obtained my Masters in Secondary English Education. From there, I moved to the secondary world and bounced from Alabama, to Tennessee, to Virginia and finally settled in Bellevue, Nebraska, where I teach 8th grade English.

Tips and Scoops from ASU GSV That You Won’t Find on the Agenda

Edsurge

How powerful would it be if a CEO who just sold his company for a million dollars got on the microphone and said: ‘I worked really hard for this. Under Clifford, the company has made a dozen acquisitions that greatly expanded Frontline’s product suite.

4 Ways AI Education and Ethics Will Disrupt Society in 2019

Edsurge

In 2018 we witnessed a clash of titans as government and tech companies collided on privacy issues around collecting, culling and using personal data. Companies will face increased pressure about the data AI-embedded services use. Companies can circumvent issues by sharing more information about their AI, educating consumers about the services they offer and how AI is used and giving people the option to remove their data.

‘Dear Mr. Zuckerberg’: Students Take Summit Learning Protests Directly to Facebook Chief

Edsurge

Students at the Secondary School for Journalism in Brooklyn had become increasingly frustrated with Summit Learning. The Secondary School for Journalism is one of about 380 schools nationwide using Summit Learning, a personalized learning program that involves the use of an online instructional software, called the Summit Platform. Dear Mr. Zuckerberg: Students at Secondary School For Journalism have suffered and faced many hardships because of the Summit Learning program.