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What Is Edtech’s Role in Out-of-School Time?

5 lessons learned from the edtech community and working with solutions providers.   GUEST COLUMN | by Christina Oliver Out-of-school (OST) time is a major factor in educational development for students. However, it’s not always afforded equal attention in the … Continue reading

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How The New CEO of an EdTech Company Keeps a Good Thing Going

Chatting it up with the leadership behind a veteran firm serving one-third of U.S. schools. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero After joining a three-decades old education technology company used by more than one-third of U.S. schools, “One of my first … Continue reading

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Secrets of a Lasting EdTech Company

Cliff King walks us through four decades of grit, growth, and success in building something of enduring value for customers and a community. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero In the early years of the company, there were only a handful … Continue reading

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Making a Larger Impact

Rethinking edtech and school partnership.  GUEST COLUMN | by Mike Evans A close connection between schools and education technology companies is a formula for collective success. Moreover, that critical connection needs to consider one simple—yet important—point: school and district leaders … Continue reading

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Trends | Global EdTech Landscape 2.0

Patrick Brothers is the CEO of Navitas Ventures, the education venturing arm of Navitas. With teams in 50 cities around the world, they build, invest and partner in education innovation. Like so many others, he’s eager to know, “What will the next 10 … Continue reading

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Bent on Discovery

Insights, trends, and analysis from a veteran leader in the edtech space. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero SCOTT KINNEY Title: Senior VP Education PartnershipsOrg: Discovery Education Reach: 4.5M educators, 50M students Fame: EdTech Leadership Award Quote: “Any classroom technology, from … Continue reading

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Always Moving Forward

Inspired, mission-driven, and leveling the playing field with better test prep tools. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero  Bhavin Parikh sets the vision and strategy for Magoosh, along with whatever else needs to be done. With a BS/BA in Economics and … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Learnosity

This company’s clients are educational companies. Their products typically form part of a larger assessment offering. The company provides tools and services which enable clients to quickly and easily incorporate interactive question types (as well as authoring and analytical reporting capabilities) into existing digital products. Or, they can … Continue reading

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Local Strength: The Power of In-Country Presence  

Establishing international strategic channel partners in the edtech market. SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Establishing a presence internationally is best accomplished via in-country strategic partners and resellers. Attempting to conduct international business from U.S.-based offices is not the way to go. … Continue reading

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2013 EdTech Digest Awards Program Now Open

The prestigious EdTech Digest Awards Program recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. The best and brightest apps, products, services, companies and people are chosen to … Continue reading

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