All Systems Go – How We Went to Distance Learning without Missing a Day

The CoolCatTeacher

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BlackTrax appoints Amptown System Company

techlearning

BlackTrax announces that Amptown System Company is the latest to join the growing BlackTrax partner network. The company will be responsible for the sales, support and marketing of BlackTrax real time motion tracking systems throughout the German speaking market.

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Who Owns Digital Badges? A Company's Patent on Credential System Raises Questions

Edsurge

That group of colleges, companies and nonprofits is working to build an openly licensed Open Badges platform for digital certificates that professionals and students can use to show they’ve mastered certain skills (either academic or so-called “soft skills,” like collaboration or problem solving). How, they wondered, could a company claim to have just invented something that is so well known? When the U.S.

Online Examination System in India – Its scope, Pros & Cons!

Think Exam

India is turning into one of the biggest platforms to facilitate online examination system. The post Online Examination System in India – Its scope, Pros & Cons! This is the reason why India’s online education market is witnessing exponential growth.

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 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

As more and more educational institutions and corporate entities rely on e-learning, especially in the wake of a global pandemic, the need for the perfect learning management system rises. A simple learning management system example can transform into a huge headache.

EdTech that connects: Learning relationship management systems

The Christensen Institute

Over the past few years, a new category of EdTech platform has popped up across K–12 and higher education called the learning relationship management system (LRM). LRMs join a larger wave of student-centered, next-generation infrastructure tools that put individual students—rather than instructors, courses, or compliance-driven data collection—at the center of learning systems architecture. Moreover, companies increasingly leverage technology to enhance employee mentoring programs.

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Three Edtech Companies Merge to Create an ‘Anthology’ of Higher-Ed Tools

Edsurge

Two private equity firms are combining three education technology assets into a new company—one that its CEO jestingly likens to a “greatest hits album” of software for higher-ed institutions. Leeds retained a minority stake in all three companies.

The Game Agency Named to 2019 Training Industry Top 20TM Training Delivery Companies List

The Game Agency

Stamford, CT – September 5, 2019 – The Game Agency has been named to the 2019 Top Training Companies List for the training delivery sector of the learning and development market. Selection to the 2019 Training Industry Top 20 Training Delivery Companies List was based on the following criteria: Value of platform features and capabilities. Company size and growth potential.

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. All three of these companies try to hook prospective users with claims on their websites about their products’ effectiveness. Companies need to convince districts to participate.

Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

Bloomz is my parent-teacher communication system. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems. At my school, we have a school-wide Bloomz system.

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A Tale of Two American Education Systems: An Edtech Investor’s Perspective

Edsurge

In 2017, 53 percent of the students in the K-12 public education system in the United States were Black, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, Indigenous or multiracial. And it means funding companies and founders who are committed to closing the digital divide. Jennifer is in sixth grade.

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Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc. 5000 List Sell Range of Goods, Services

Marketplace K-12

K-12 ed-tech businesses and low-tech companies are among those selected to the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in education. The post Fastest-Growing Education Companies on 2019 Inc.

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

TeacherCast

Edsby is a robust, cloud-based, mobile learning management system that incorporates social learning, course planning, assessment management, and much more into a simple, easy to use package for the entire school community. About Company. Company website: [link].

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K-12 Private School Student Information System Buying Guide

Gradelink

What to Look for and What to Avoid Advances in software have rapidly transformed our world with modern systems designed to improve productivity and efficiency in our daily lives. Yet many private schools are still using clunky, outdated systems that lead to stress, frustration and wasted time.

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

Edsurge

Both the University of California and California State University school systems recently announced that their campuses likely will not reopen in the fall for in-person instruction. Companies that provide this assistance to teachers directly will be rich in prospects.

ParentSquare Becomes a Parent Company After Acquiring School Communication App

Edsurge

More partnerships with student information systems to gain more schools as customers. His company has acquired Signal Kit , provider of a competing school communications app. The company started out focused on charter school networks and has branched out into public school districts.

MIT Starts University Group to Build New Digital Credential System

Edsurge

Once the system is built, “you can use that for your university diploma or the cooking course you took at the culinary institute,” says Philipp Schmidt, director of learning innovation at the MIT Media Lab.

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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.

This Company is Using AI to Change the World

EdNews Daily

Each company has incredible resources, and each is synonymous with technological innovation. But none will be the company that will change the world with AI. THIS IS THE COMPANY. And it may all be possible, thanks to a little-known company with a rather innocuous-sounding name.

eSchool News launches Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide

eSchool News

The January Guide, the eSchool News Multimedia Presentation Systems Guide , offers insight on the best multimedia learning tools and resources educators can use in the classroom to engage students, improve classroom climate, and create welcoming classroom environments.

Why ESSA's Tier System is Only the First Step

MIND Research Institute

But educators shouldn’t rely solely on this tier system. And because these ratings do not expire, companies can stop submitting their products for evaluation once they obtain a single “gold standard” study that falls into the first tier.

TabPilot Is Now TechPilot, Names MDM System SchoolMDM

techlearning

TabPilot Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs. The company’s cloud-based MDM for Apple platforms takes on a new name, SchoolMDM. The company remains under the same ownership. Classroom Management System Devices Ed Tech Ticker News

Illuminate to Sunset Student Information System in 2021

Edsurge

Illuminate Education will stop support for its student information system in two years, before the 2021 school year. In an email sent Tuesday morning, the company notified customers to plan for a replacement for the Illuminate Student Information product, also known as ISI.

A Bored Student Hacked His School’s Systems. Will the Edtech Industry Pay Attention?

Edsurge

This week on the podcast we’re talking about cybersecurity at schools—and how secure, or in some cases how vulnerable, the tech systems in school systems are these days. Essentially these are the computer systems that store grades and the student records of his school.

Companies Say Blockchain Could Have Prevented College Admissions Scandal

Edsurge

Now, several companies that sell student-record systems based on blockchain—the technology behind Bitcoin—are pitching their products as a way to prevent that kind of fraudulent record tampering in the future.

Don’t Call Them Test Companies: How the College Board and ACT Have Shifted Focus

Edsurge

In a statement on its website in May, the ACT said that it is transforming itself from an “assessment company” into “an organization providing learning, measurement, and navigation support to learners.” The people who started this system were in their own minds idealists,” he told EdSurge.

Coda - free online doc system that you can build apps with

Educational Technology Guy

He has run meetings at various companies including Microsoft and YouTube. Coda , a low-code platform for building and automating business processes has a CEO who is very passionate about effective meetings.

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What Is A Learning Management System? Why Do We Need One In Our School?

TeacherCast

On this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we welcome three Learning Management System companies on the program to discuss the important question; What Is an LMS and Why Do We Need One? The post What Is A Learning Management System?

Should Teachers Take Cash from Edtech Companies?

Edsurge

When she was in the classroom, Jenny Herrera remembers feeling resentful whenever the school principal would email teachers telling them they needed to stay after school to give feedback to edtech companies. The ethics of teachers advising and working with edtech companies received a lot of attention when the New York Times published a piece on the subject last fall. But, it’s a “pretty big district,” and implementing a tool system-wide requires making sure it works.

Instructure CEO to Step Down; Definitive Agreement for Company’s Acquisition Revised Again

Marketplace K-12

Instructure CEO and board member Dan Goldsmith said he will step down from both positions as the company has reached a tentative agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo.

What Is A Learning Management System? Why Your School Should Have One?

TeacherCast

On this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we welcome three Learning Management System companies on the program to discuss the important question; What Is an LMS and Why Do We Need One? On this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we welcome three Learning Management System companies on the program to discuss the important question; What Is an LMS and Why Do We Need One? TechEducator Podcast Learning Management System

Pearson Sells Mixed Reality Learning Unit to a New Company, GIGXR

Edsurge

million in two companies: online bootcamp Springboard and Knowledge to Practice, a medical startup. Now, the publisher confirmed that it has spun off its Immersive Learning team, selling its assets to a new company, GIGXR , based in Venice, Calif.

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated

EdTech Magazine

Companies Invest in Preparing K–12 Students as Older Sectors Become Tech Integrated. Increased STEM funding from private companies comes as Americans raise concerns over the attention science, technology, engineering and math classes get in the U.S. education system.

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

Edsurge

Tom Sargent, the information technology administrator at the King David School outside of Melbourne, had seen students try to tweak the school’s technology systems before. Students will try nearly anything to get around the systems,” says Sargent. “I