A top U.S. government official on intellectual property talks about how education companies can take simple steps to evaluate their risks of having their IP stolen in markets such as China, Canada, Thailand, and South Korea.
Seven states recently took part in a major, extended-length online professional development course for teachers. The results dispel the notion that long-term online PD doesn’t work — and the findings have potentially big implications for schools and vendors.
Ken Koedinger, a professor of human-computer interaction at Carnegie Mellon University, talks about the challenges facing developers of adaptive-learning products.
Education companies should be arming themselves with information about how funding changes prompted by ESSA will impact their business.
Researchers on the cutting edge of adaptive-learning technologies point to five emerging trends that could shape classroom learning and product development.
Russell “Rusty” Greiff, the managing director of education ventures at the incubator and seed fund 1776, outlines how to make a smart ‘pivot’ to a new business model.
Ed-tech businesses interested in opportunities within the U.K. should not be deterred by the recent Brexit vote, says Ian Fordham, CEO of Edtech UK.
Education company leaders should put a high priority on analytics skills, communication competence, and education smarts when looking for an in-house data scientist.
School districts and vendors may need to rethink how they use and evaluate online-credit-recovery options after mounting criticism of these programs and changes to the federal education law.
Education providers should pitch products that solve specific problems faced by teachers and administrators–and that acknowledge the complexity of K-12 systems, says Brian Napack of Providence Equity.