A fresh eye in solving problems is essential for entrepreneurs, but valuing experience is also important.
Districts often focus on the need for a data dashboard, but many other factors should be considered when building an effective data system.
Last spring we decided to launch a series of webinars since we had never done webinars before. We know teachers are pressed for time but eager to learn and hone their craft. We thought giving teachers and administrators the option of a free webinar might interest them and be convenient to listen to live, or view the recording in their own time.
What we found blew us away.
Some districts make the mistake of relying on a data portal in their student information system to do all the work for them.
A new initiative from Angela Duckworth-founded Character Lab aims at using science and research to help students achieve their goals.
The systematic use of data can have a positive impact on student achievement. Here’s how your startup tool can help.
When I started Listenwise, I was part of a business accelerator called Learn Launch. Its focus is to help education technology companies get their businesses off the ground. We had many classes and mentors who helped us understand the market. One thing stood out to me – the education market is seasonal. I thought this…
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 big partnership opportunity comes along, be ready to evaluate it and dive in.