education

Tech Training and Apprenticeship Startup Kenzie Academy Raises $4.2M

When coding bootcamps first arrived on the (predominantly coastal) scene, they pitched themselves as alternatives to the college experience.

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This Accelerator Seeks To Scale Equity in Schools By Mixing the Start-Up Mentality With Social Justice

Caroline Hill is a firecracker. She keynoted the Blended Learning Conference in Rhode Island and iNACOL in Florida. At both events, she asked educators to challenge their notions of the use of technology in the classrooms and their conversations around equity.

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Google Launches New Feedback Tool ‘Course Kit’ to Eliminate Assignment Uploads

Do your school’s students submit their school assignments by uploading PDFs or other files within a learning management system? If so, a new tool from Google is looking to upend that practice—by connecting the LMS directly to Google Drive.

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Does Online Education Help Low-income Students Succeed?

From the start, access has been the defining achievement of online learning. Or so I thought.

Hiring? The Secret to Finding Hidden Edtech Talent

Finding the right candidate is not only important in order to get the job done but it is also essential for building a healthy company culture. So how do you find the perfect hire? A big part of that strategy is knowing where to look to find the kind of high-quality candidates you want to add to your roster. We decided to sit down with the EdSurge Job’s team to talk specifically about how to locate “hidden” edtech talent. Here are their suggestions on where to find your perfect candidate.Hiding in plain sight

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2018 Halftime Ka’Ching Report: U.S. Edtech Raises $739M in Venture Funding

So far, there have been fewer home-run funding deals than last year. But for the U.S. edtech industry, that’s no big deal: In the first six months of 2018, 62 companies raised $739 million in venture capital.

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Can Individual Tests Really Measure Collaboration?

At the end of next school year, thousands of high school students will sit down at individual workstations, laptops in hand, for an end-of-course exam. But in a rather novel twist this one’s not just about what you know—but also what you can figure out.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

In his latest EdSurge column, Michael Horn laid out how Google Maps offers an aspirational metaphor for what the future of educational tools could look like. But as he also noted, locating where people are geographically is one thing; pinpointing where they are educationally is another.

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New Survey: Students See Anxiety and Time Management Among Top Challenges to Finishing Degrees

For many of today’s students, the biggest obstacles to finishing college are logistical and emotional, not academic.

What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it

Last September, a friend from graduate school forwarded me a Brookings Institute article written by David M. Quinn and Morgan Polikoff. The article begins with a series of disappointing—but unsurprising—statistics about the summer slide, a term used to describe the academic regression experienced by students over the summer. In their overview of the summer slide, Quinn and Polikoff offer a few keys facts:

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