Demand for private education, delivered through independent schools and tutoring, has surged over the years in China, and many companies from other countries have been able to sell there.
Stephen Gal, a tech entrepreneur and Cornell professor, outlines how to establish value in a product, the best ways to fail, and how education companies can avoid mistakes.
Christine Willig, the CEO of a newly formed Illuminate Education, plans to focus on “process and people” as she combines five companies into one ed-tech business with a focus on a next-generation data platform, formative assessments, and more.
Many districts are likely to use a new infusion of federal Title IV money to enhance existing programs, predicts David DeSchryver of Whiteboard Advisors.
Ami Kassar, a finance expert and columnist for Inc.com, outlines the questions entrepreneurs must ask themselves about risk, investment, and growth.
Kristen DiCerbo of education publisher Pearson discusses the company’s recent research into designing data dashboards that better support classroom decision-making.
Schools expect the technology they use to be accessible to students who are blind and have other disabilities, and those expectations are finding their way into contract language.
Education companies can succeed in developing countries in Africa if they clearly understand the potential risks and rewards, says Jamie Martin, the founder of the African ed-tech incubator Injini.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Jack Lynch argues that effective curriculum is “less about iTunes playlists” and more akin to “a movie, with each scene building on a previous scene,” coherently.
A pair of researchers who have studied virtual reality offer advice to K-12 product developer on the technology’s potential — and pitfalls to avoid.