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?
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?
Entrepreneurship is often considered a “risky” endeavor. But I think ed-tech startups are often less risky that startups in other industries.
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.”
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.
In my previous post, we reviewed the first half of how to make a free intro/demo video for your product with software you probably already have. Today, we’re tackling part two.
When developing your ed-tech startup, there are times you’ll need to create a video, either for pitching to a business plan competition or as a demo for your product. Here’s how to make a basic video with software you probably already have.
You can’t memorize your way to a better vocabulary. Contextual learning is the key to word learning. But is context enough?
Are you preparing to present your ed-tech startup or your education project at an expo? Don’t forget to bring these things.
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’?