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.
Kevin Connors, the director of personalized learning for the Chicago public schools, outlines the role of principals in making decisions about instruction and ed-tech purchasing.
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.
Startups should listen closely to educators for feedback and to make sure their tool is helping to improve teachers’ work lives.
EdWeek Market Brief hosted a Twitter chat this week, delving into the data behind the Tech Titans K-12 special report.
Jonathan Knee, an investment banker and Columbia Business School professor, has studied education business failures and why some companies’ grand ambitions often result in failure.
The question of how education companies can meet the needs of students as they take charge of their own learning was the main focus of an event Wednesday held in the run-up to an education publishers’ conference.
Seeking out like-minded education partners is a way to share your resources and business more widely, and to collaborate with other ed-tech startups.
Schools need to make sure their digital tools have the ability to allow data to interact with multiple systems and mine for specific data sets.
BSG Team Ventures released compensation studies on two high-level positions in K-12: chief revenue officer and senior vice president of sales.