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September 01, 2015

Back to School: Tips for Implementing New Technology

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?

July 20, 2015

The Risks of Ed-Tech Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is often considered a "risky" endeavor. But I think ed-tech startups are often less risky that startups in other industries.

July 01, 2015

Beyond Fiction: Expanding What Counts as Meaningful Student Reading

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."

June 16, 2015

Ed-Tech Startups Break Into the Classroom by Helping Teachers

There's a perception that teachers are resistant towards adopting new technologies. Here are some ways for startups to overcome barriers that keep many teachers from ever introducing new applications to their students.

May 20, 2015

Words Mean More to Students When They're Personal

You can't memorize your way to a better vocabulary. Contextual learning is the key to word learning. But is context enough?

May 07, 2015

Exhibiting Your Startup at an Expo: The Ultimate Packing List

Are you preparing to present your ed-tech startup or your education project at an expo? Don't forget to bring these things.

March 31, 2015

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.

March 09, 2015

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.

February 13, 2015

How to Survive (And Thrive) as an Introverted Ed-Tech Entrepreneur

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?

February 04, 2015

Five Tips for Ed-Tech Startups Entering Business Plan Competitions

Spring is a popular time of year for education business plan competitions. Here's some advice on how to give your ed-tech startup a chance at the prize.

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