Many teachers find themselves in a bittersweet situation at the start of the new school year. Often, their school has used the summer break to launch new technology initiatives. What can teachers do to make this transition go smoothly?
You might not know their technical names, but if these digital tools are working well, school and classroom ed-tech applications will run smoother. Are yours working?
A Philadelphia principal tries to use crowdfunding to pay for teacher professional development that the district budget won't cover. Will it work?
When it comes to vocabulary instruction, most of the commonly-used instructional techniques, particularly at the middle school and high school levels, tend to favor visual learners. But what about all the auditory and kinesthetic learners?
Digital ed-tech companies can be attractive to investors because they don't rely on a significant amount of human capital. But we're betting a business model relying on humans, but using technology to grow, can be just as attractive.
Many initiatives geared toward college and career readiness focus on a student's early years and high school, but middle school may be the best time to intervene.
Entrepreneurship is often considered a "risky" endeavor. But I think ed-tech startups are often less risky that startups in other industries.
Thurgood Marshall College's program to help improve minority teacher quality and retention surrounds teachers with experienced educators of color.
Why don't we value reading non-fiction in the same way we value reading fiction? We need a more flexible interpretation of what constitutes "good reading material."
The buyer's needs in education are often shaped by the policy context of the education system. That means products are shaped by those policies too.