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June 20, 2014

An Educator's Lean Startup Mindset

For the first fifteen years of my career, I had a stubborn "kids' lives are at stake" mindset that championed certainty and perfection. I've since realized that what kids' lives really depend on is me having a growth mindset that champions curiosity over certainty and iteration over perfection

October 21, 2013

Nice Test Scores, Can I Buy You?; The Future of Financing Talent

A Company called Fantex recently announced it will be selling stock in football superstar Arian Foster, SEC-approval and all. With this breakthrough, is it only a matter of time before we can invest in the future earnings of promising kindergartners?

October 17, 2013

EdTech Titans of Industry: A Reflection

This week marked the second annual EdTech Titans of Industry event in New York City featuring some of the top players in education: Diane Rhoten, Jonathan Harber, Gates Bryant, and George Cigale. Here are some of the highlights..

April 15, 2013

Innovation Conference Features Big Names in K-12 Marketplace

The speakers at the ASU/GSV Advisors summit include executives from top education publishers, investors, startup founders, and federal policymakers.

December 29, 2012

Quality Access to Learning: Teachers and Technology

Wendy Heckert explores technology implementation in the classroom, and makes a plea to start-ups to help train teachers to best use new tools

December 06, 2012

The SIIA ETBF: I laughed, I cried, I fell in love (with a few start-ups)

The SIIA Ed-Tech Business Forum featured presentations from a number of start-ups making moves in the learning community: let's take a look at the finalists!

September 17, 2012

EdWeek Unveils New Web Channel Covering Industry & Innovation

New channel extends coverage of education marketplace and new approaches to schooling that are changing K-12 education.

August 14, 2012

Big Resources Behind New Video Learning Company

Knowmia, founder by former Flip Video co-founder and supported by renowned incubator Y Combinator, will take on video lessons and sharing.

June 19, 2012

Codecademy Raises $10M to Teach Computer Programming

Web company looking to change how people learn computer languages will work to expand globally and into the classroom.

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