The systematic use of data can have a positive impact on student achievement. Here’s how your startup tool can help.
Schools and districts need to remember that creating the architecture to allow them to collect and use data effectively is not a simple process.
There’s no magic ed-tech tool to improve education. Technology must work in combination with other strategies, including professional development.
When a key employee leaves, it forces startup founders to take a close look at day-to-operations, with beneficial results.
Ed-tech startups need to be patient as their education customers work out the kinks of a new school year.
There’s still a lot of room to innovate in the ed-tech market.
Emerging technologies can help put strategies like standards-based grading and competency-based learning into context for parents, students and teachers.
We can’t expert teachers or students to change the educational experience for the better without equipping them with the right tools.
Startups can help schools mine education data to measure “fuzzy” traits and abilities, like enthusiasm, joy and teamwork.
In the early stages of an ed-tech startup, it’s easy to get distracted from the original mission. Keep asking teachers what problem they need solved.