Educators have more control than you might think over how ed-tech startups get funded and progress.
As a vendor, education conferences meant hawking candy and key chains. As an attendee, I had authentic conversations and interactions.
Teachers are creative in the ways they take videos from YouTube, movies, and music videos and turn them into lessons that highlight complex concepts.
Entrepreneurs face a lot of rejection. But if you learn to embrace it, success can be on the other side.
Entrepreneurs are supposed to follow up on every lead, always say yes, and break down doors right? Maybe not. With limited time and money, doing fewer things well can pay off big.
There are plenty of things you can do today to help down the road, if and when you decide to launch your own ed-tech startup.
TED talks don't necessarily prepare students for the next standardized test, but they are perfect to get them thinking critically. Here are some examples of great TED Talks that inspire, provide professional development, and teach.
Thinking of launching your own edtech startup? Here are some easy steps to help you start generating startup ideas. I'll also share how we came up with the idea for ProfessorWord.
I'm an introvert. I do my best work when I've had time to reflect and work alone. In fact, too much external stimuli overwhelms me. So how am I also an entrepreneur?
There is a massive opportunity for ed-tech ventures to tackle the large Chinese education market. The needs, challenges and rewards for working in China are great.