Edtech Companies Need to Engage Families Now

Digital Promise

Edtech companies need to simplify their explanations about what their products offer learners, which should move beyond short-term, “freemium” possibilities. Recommendations and Next Steps for Edtech Companies. Offer ongoing customer support to help caregivers use the technology.

Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

Ask a Tech Teacher

He has some interesting reflections on technology’s place in education: Remember the days of Oregon Trail on the old Apple IIe’s or students drawing pictures with Kid Pix. Much has changed since technology has made inroads into education, and much has not.

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The Top 5 Shared Mobility Companies in Asia – 2021

AsiaTechDaily

This is where shared mobility companies come into picture and leverage cutting-edge technology to solve this critical problem plaguing major economies. . Here is our pick of top 5 shared mobility companies in Asia to watch out for 2021. The company managed to raise US$2.2

How Internship Programs Can Benefit Your Company

EdNews Daily

Many businesses, big and small alike, have reaped significant returns through company internship programs. The most common reason why companies create internship programs is to find top talent. The post How Internship Programs Can Benefit Your Company first appeared on EdNews Daily.

This CEO Was Anti-Technology. Now She Runs an Ed-Tech Company that Relies on Digital Tools.

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The founder of Move This World realized that videos and technology allowed her to share her social-emotional learning products and strategies with more schools and students. The post This CEO Was Anti-Technology. Now She Runs an Ed-Tech Company that Relies on Digital Tools. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation lean startup Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) social innovation Startups

A Shakeout Coming for Online Program Management Companies

Wisewire

With so many online program management companies offering similar services, many market observers agree: something’s got to give. Ten years ago, just three or four companies existed to help universities start online programs. The latter has spawned even more competition, from a new set of companies charging fees for specific services, rather than the bundles that the OPMs have historically used. Some companies have already found a niche and are doing well, said Kim.

Why Tech Companies View the Job Search As Big Business

Edsurge

Technology companies that have disrupted industries across the country have now set their sights on the labor market. These emerging companies bridge the gap between people and jobs by matching, training, and often literally placing candidates into positions.

How This Company Gives Voice — and Value — to Virtual Collaboration

Edsurge

He also provided some details on the company’s journey and how new technologies play a role in their success. It included a number of students who were lifelong learners—people who were coming back to college—and some were not very good at technology.

More colleges and universities outsource services to for-profit companies

The Hechinger Report

Many students don’t realize their programs have been outsourced to a for-profit company they have probably never heard of.” Educational technology: $16 billion. Related: As the world goes virtual, big education technology players tighten their grip. MEDFORD, Mass. —

Can a Hollywood-Backed VR Company Make Science Labs More Effective?

Edsurge

The university is building the course material as part of a partnership with a VR entertainment company called Dreamscape Immersive, which is led by Walter Parkes, who produced Hollywood blockbusters including “Men in Black,” “Minority Report” and “Gladiator.”

Automated Proctors Watch Students. Now Senators Are Watching These Companies.

Edsurge

Companies offering proctoring tools that monitor students as they take online exams are now being watched themselves—by Democratic senators. Proctoring companies say they have seen usage skyrocket this year, although this has been accompanied by growing outcry.

Number of Ed-Tech Unicorns Jumps by 20 Percent, Includes Large Pool of U.S. Companies

Marketplace K-12

Eight companies joined HolonIQ's list of global ed-tech unicorns over the summer, with companies that work in tutoring, skills, and corporate learning making their mark. Companies appeared first on Market Brief.

Ranked #2 In 2020 For Ease Of Doing Business, Singapore Is One Of The Best Places In Asia For Company Incorporation

AsiaTechDaily

Register Ranked at #2 position in 2020 for the ‘Ease Of Doing Business’ indicator, Singapore is an excellent destination for a startup company registration for those living abroad. Interested in Company Incorporation Singapore? They are as follows: Private Limited Company.

Fundraising While Running a Startup Company

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

As an ed-tech startup, you have to raise money and grow the company at the same time. The post Fundraising While Running a Startup Company appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Angel Investors bootstrap bootstrapping Educational Technology/Ed-Tech entrepreneur Fundraising investors lean startup Listenwise Revenue startupFundraising takes a lot of time.

Could This Montessori Learning Company Be the Airbnb of Education?

Edsurge

EdSurge: What’s your vision for Higher Ground, and how is technology helping you get there? Guidepost Magnificent Miles (Credit: Higher Ground Education)Ray Girn What role does technology play in your growth, particularly right now? In many ways, technology is what facilitates that.

Amid Objections to Automated Proctoring, One Company Abandons the Practice

Edsurge

We believe that only a human can best determine whether test-taker behavior is suspicious or violates test rules,” said Scott McFarland, CEO of ProctorU, in a statement issued by the company. Education Technology Remote Instruction Coronavirus Higher Education

Jeong Do-Hyeon, CEO Of Raphas – A World Class Life Sciences Company Pioneering In Microneedle Technology

AsiaTechDaily

Register Jeong Do-Hyeon is the CEO of Raphas , a global bio company unique with microneedle technology, runs from lab to IPO and operates an accelerator program named ’10X’ Startup-X. innovative technology, commercialization ability, and drug development ability.

Guest Post: The Missing Piece: What Most Edtech Companies Need & Only a Few Have

Digital Promise

This common experience illuminates how challenging it can be for educational technology (edtech) companies to communicate what they do and why it is important. This challenge is even harder for edtech companies innovating on the cutting edge.

How to Choose K–12 Educational Technology Intentionally

EdTech Magazine

When it comes to choosing educational technology, K–12 IT leaders have the opportunity — after more than a year of using whatever was available to achieve learning — to choose tools intentionally. There are many technologies now for K–12 classrooms.

Pedro Oliveira, Co-Founder Of Landing.Jobs- Connecting The Best Tech Professionals With The Right Tech Companies

AsiaTechDaily

Register Pedro Oliveira is the Co-Founder Of Landing.Jobs , a candidate-driven marketplace dedicated to matching the best tech professionals to the best companies all around Europe. Please tell me about your personal background and What motivated you to get started with your company?

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. These 10 companies are hiring teachers over the summer 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Their parent company, StudyPoint, has offered personalized and convenient tutoring to students in 25 major cities, dating back to 1999.

Congressional Bill Aims to Incentivize Education Companies, Schools to Sharpen Cybersecurity

Marketplace K-12

The post Congressional Bill Aims to Incentivize Education Companies, Schools to Sharpen Cybersecurity appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Data Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Federal / State Policy Funding / Budgets Market Research Online / Virtual Learning Software / Hardware

Vernier Partners With Google, Microsoft and Education Technology Companies

techlearning

Vernier announces its recent partnerships with these top education technology-related companies

10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

EdNews Daily

If you have a passion for education technology and serving an international student base, this could be the right place for you. Voted #1 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor by employees’ choice in 2019, and Best CEO in 2018, this education company comes well recommended. For those ready for the challenge of moving with the momentum of a huge company but the agility required by continuous improvement, opportunities for all levels all over the US and internationally await.

Facing a white-collar worker shortage, American companies seek a blue-collar solution

The Hechinger Report

That kind of recruiting was a relatively new solution for IBM and other companies that generally require bachelor’s degrees for entry-level white-collar workers. It feels like we’re the kids of the company,” said Haruza, now 27.

Coursera Is Now a Public Company. What Does That Mean For Higher Education?

Edsurge

Coursera’s founders and CEO rang the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange today, as the online-learning company became a rare edtech enterprise to go public. And because it’s a pandemic, the event was online and the bell was virtual (perhaps fitting for an online-learning company).

Indian home services marketplace Urban Company hits $2.1bn valuation after Series F funding

AsiaTechDaily

Register Urban Company , an India-based tech-enabled home services marketplace , has reached a valuation of $2.1 The company said it has more than 35,000 service partners across 35 cities in India, the UAE, Singapore, Australia, and Saudi Arabia. Bookmark( 0 ) Please login to bookmark.

Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post Build a Startup Company Investors Want to Fund appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Fundraising Listenwise Return on Investment (ROI) Venture CapitalWhat does it take to raise $2 million in funding for your startup? I know, because I've done it.

How Educators Can Empower Students Through Technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

With education turning on the technology skills of students and teachers, its important to gain a rudimentary understanding of foundational technology. That’s a lot of good news about this massive new experiment in learning through technology.

Broad Congressional Proposal Would Raise Data Privacy Bar for Ed-Tech Companies

Marketplace K-12

Congresswoman Lori Trahan of Massachusetts is collecting input on a sweeping K-12 data protection draft bill that would significantly impact how ed companies treat student information.

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Don’t Let Perfectionism Derail Your Company’s Big Picture Growth Goals

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This ed-tech company CEO found that letting go of things that were not serving her company's mission was critical to its progression. The post Don’t Let Perfectionism Derail Your Company’s Big Picture Growth Goals appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Curriculum / Digital Curriculum Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Innovation Online / Virtual Learning Professional Development Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Startup Startups

This Ed-Tech Company Moved From ‘Not Yet’ to a Program Inspired by Customer Demand

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

For years teachers asked listening skills company Listenwise to help them and their students create podcasts, but the company wasn't ready to add a new product. The post This Ed-Tech Company Moved From ‘Not Yet’ to a Program Inspired by Customer Demand appeared first on Market Brief. The Startup Blog Educational Technology/Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship Podcasting Professional Development Startup Shortcuts Series Startups

Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology …

Ditch That Textbook

Tech companies keep creating new stuff for us to use. The post Dear teacher overwhelmed by technology … appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the apps and sites and digital tools. Here are some tips to getting control and moving forward. New apps. New websites. New digital tools. They add new updates to the stuff we're already using. It's helpful. Until it isn't. Teaching is […].

Startup Founder Finds New Focus in Mission of Social-Emotional Learning Company

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

After Move This World founder Sara LaHayne became bogged down in the administrative aspects of management, she took time to find a renewed emphasis on her company's message of self care for teachers and students. The post Startup Founder Finds New Focus in Mission of Social-Emotional Learning Company appeared first on Market Brief.

The 150 Fastest-Growing Companies in Ed Tech

Marketplace K-12

The GSV EdTech 150, compiled by a prominent investment firm, is meant to capture the world's "most transformational growth companies in digital learning.". The post The 150 Fastest-Growing Companies in Ed Tech appeared first on Market Brief.