A VC leader discovers that most of the ed-tech startups her company invests in have white males as founders. She’s seeking to change that.
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative wants to make personalized learning investments in products that will help teachers engage students and meet their individual needs, says Jim Shelton, who is helping guide the organization’s efforts.
Well-known marketing expert Nancy Harhut uses research on human behavior to develop strategies for improving company outreach, engagement, and sales.
A study of 37 curriculum decision makers in 20 states found that educators want products for science and social studies that fit with inquiry-based learning.
Startup ed-tech companies from Britain regard the U.S. market with wariness, partly because of the tangled RFP process used in K-12, said George Burgess, who runs a U.K. networking organization.
Stanford University’s Candace Thille says education companies can design products that capitalize on learning science in order to create personalized learning environments.
BSG Team Ventures released compensation studies on two high-level positions in K-12: chief revenue officer and senior vice president of sales.
SellingtoSchools.com Creator and Leader Glen McCandless, a former Apple education manager, outlines what it takes to be a successful sales rep in the K-12 market.
State planning around the Every Student Succeeds Act, tax reform, education funding, and changes to technology programs present both opportunities and challenges for companies.
As Mexico’s New Education Model, or Modelo Educativo, puts new emphasis on broadening curricula and building English-language skills, one expert outlines the potential opportunities for school providers.