An NFL executive recently said that fantasy football, a popular game, can be a valuable educational tool in teaching math.
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September 02, 2014
September 02, 2014
Evaluations are not very useful for improving teacher quality, but we can merge them with professional development to help focus on the growth of teacher quality instead.
August 21, 2014
Moving towards performance coaching instead of lecture-based professional development can be a game changer for teacher quality.
July 29, 2014
A lot of people use the phrase "it's a journey" to describe the process of a startup. Me included. The problem is that we all pretend like the "journey" of a startup like strolling up one of the hills of San Francisco. In fact, the "journey" is more like being dropped off in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, in Alaska, and needing to find your way to the top of a specific mountain. Without a map.
July 09, 2014
StudyBlue, a startup that develops on-the-go study apps, received $1.7 million from investors, bringing its total venture capital investment to over $17 million.
May 16, 2014
Six education technology startup companies won prizes totaling $145,000 Wednesday at a Philadelphia entrepreneurship competition sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education.
February 14, 2014
Building a strong team is about finding people who want to help achieve the vision of the company. So this is a Valentine's Day greeting for the Edthena team.
January 24, 2014
This week I take a moment to remind us all how this whole thing usually ends up: Most startups fail.
January 17, 2014
With an ed-tech startup there are a lot of less exciting, but necessary moments in between the headline-setting, gold-medal events.
December 16, 2013
Finding new customers can be about taking the direct approach through advertising and marketing campaigns. But sometimes growing a startup is more about being passionate and spreading the word informally through conversations at tech meetups, the coffee shop, and social events.