Learning to Speak 'Tech' as a Non-Technical Co-Founder

Let's face it, ed folks and tech folks don't always speak the same language. But is it important to learn to speak 'tech'?


Finding the Technical Know-How to Build Your Great Startup Idea

Here's a common problem that many aspiring ed-tech entrepreneurs face: They have a great idea, but they don't know how to build it.


Hiring Teachers for Their Potential in South African Blended Learning Schools

Understanding that the need for high quality education in South Africa is urgent, we have adopted a recruitment and selection strategy at SPARK that focuses more on hiring for potential than on hiring for current capability.


Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

For teachers taking their first steps into the ed-tech world, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks are incredible places to consume and learn about best practices.


Accelerator for Ed-Tech Startups Launches in New York City

Each of 10 selected ed-tech startups will receive $170,000 when they are chosen for the first class of this new accelerator in the Big Apple.


Education Business Plan Competitions: Crafting the Perfect Pitch

Are you preparing to pitch your ed-tech startup at a business plan competition? Here are the eight points you need to cover.


How Educators Directly Influence Ed-Tech Investment

Educators have more control than you might think over how ed-tech startups get funded and progress.


At Education Conferences, Swap Vendor Badge for Attendee Spot

As a vendor, education conferences meant hawking candy and key chains. As an attendee, I had authentic conversations and interactions.


Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos

Teachers are creative in the ways they take videos from YouTube, movies, and music videos and turn them into lessons that highlight complex concepts.


Rejection Therapy for Ed-Tech Entrepreneurs and Startups

Entrepreneurs face a lot of rejection. But if you learn to embrace it, success can be on the other side.


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