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This week's education venture startup news



7 Generation Games - Announcing Growing Math Project to Meet Immediate Educational Needs of Indigenous Students and Educators during COVID-19
As CEO of 7 Generation Games, I am proud and humbled to be able to announce that we have received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create a new learning platform, specifically aimed at helping meet the needs of Indigenous students and the educators working to serve these communities. 
    Accredible - Digital Badges Expert Q&A – Wyatt Morris from McGraw-Hill
    Digital credentials are a relatively new technology, which means businesses might not have a firm grasp on how they should be used, could be effective, or might be necessary for their recipients. We sat down with McGraw-Hill’s Wyatt Morris to get an expert’s take on what digital credentials are, how you can use them, and […]
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      Altus Assessments Inc. - Transparency in admissions, part 3
      Interested in learning how to best analyze assessment data to aid in selections? Dr. Alex MacIntosh shares common data analysis methods, how to interpret predictive validity studies, and what research looks like at Altus.
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        Area9 Lyceum - FORBES: The Importance Of Soft Skills In A Post-Pandemic World
        
        
          Boulo Solutions - When Flexible Means More than Remote: Best Practices for a Flexible Work Culture
          Due to pressures from the pandemic, 1 in 4 women, including 1 in 3 mothers, are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce.  This statistic equates to approximately two million women who are considering leaving the workforce. Women in the Workplace 2020, LeanIn.org and McKinsey, 2020 Flexible Work Policies Grow Employee Loyalty The workforce cannot afford […]
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            CodeSignal - Candidate Experience is the Ultimate Goal of Recruiting Automation
            Automating the most tedious parts of a recruiter’s job isn’t just about efficiency – it’s also about improving candidate experience. Put simply, when recruiters aren’t bogged down with tasks like scheduling interviews, they have more time to do the work that makes an impact: having one-on-one conversations with candidates. In this article, you’ll learn about: … 
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              Core Learning Exchange - Voc-Tech Visionary Dr. Sheila Harrity Joins Core Learning Exchange Advisory Board
              Boulder, Colorado. November 10, 2020. Core Learning Exchange (CLX), a company committed to progressing competency-based, personalized learning while promoting student equity and equal access to quality career technical education, today announced that Dr. Sheila Harrity has joined CLX as an advisory board member. Dr. Harrity is the Superintendent-Director of Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School District– the…
                Praxis - 125 Successful People Who Didn’t Graduate College
                Is college the only path to success? Not according to these 125 successful people who didn't go to college. (You definitely haven't heard of #8 before.)
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                  Synapse - New Synapse Feature: Introducing Project Planning
                  Your Complete Tool for Full Training Program Oversight Learning and development teams have many processes and data points to consider, from the moment a request for training lands in your inbox to overseeing project development and coordinating all the stakeholders involved in each training project.  With Synapse, you can already manage your training intake process […]
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                    Guild Education - Competency as Currency
                    The Next Generation of learning  models will be accessible, flexible and clearly aligned to skills needed for economic mobility.  Is your school ready to build the future of higher education? 
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                      Hone - How to Give Effective Feedback as a Manager
                      Giving and receiving effective feedback is an important part of growing professionally and personally. Constructive feedback can motivate an individual to learn more and push them to be the best they can be. Insightful feedback, when delivered thoughtfully and objectively,  can show people you value them, boost their confidence, and even inspire them to learn […]
                        HyperQube - HyperQube Hires Jaren Scott as Director of Marketing and Alex Hicks as Principal Software Engineer
                        New hires will help company meet the intensive need from enterprises and government for better tools to create, develop and distribute virtual infrastructure.   Washington, D.C., November 10, 2020 – HyperQube, the “copy and paste for infrastructure” provider, announced its two newest hires following August 2020’s $2.5 million Series Seed financing round led by Leawood […]
                          Instaclustr - Building a Real-Time Tide Data Processing Pipeline:Using Apache Kafka, Kafka Connect, Elasticsearch, and Kibana – Part 2
                          In Part 1 of this blog we built a simple real-time data processing pipeline to take streaming tidal data from NOAA stations using Kafka connectors, and graph them in Elasticsearch and Kibana. We also tried viewing the data on a Kibana map but ran into a problem! In part 2 we add the missing geo_points […]
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                            Intellispark - Five Strategies for K-12 Teacher Unity During COVID
                            COVID-19 causes a level of uncertainty in the natural rhythm of what it means to be in school for teachers and students. An experienced educator offers five strategies for teachers...
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                              Kangarootime - Credit Card Processing Fees for Your Childcare Providers and Early Educators
                              With the influx of credit card transactions at childcare and early education centers, the introduction of credit card processing fees is a lot to navigate for many providers and educators....
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                                Legends of Learning - Healthy Habits Virtual Science Fair Winners Announced!
                                Competition Sponsored by OPTAVIA Challenged Students to Design an Experiment to Test a Healthy Habit that Could Improve Their Life During COVID Legends of Learning,...
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                                  Marco Learning - Guide to the AP® Human Geography Exam
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                                    Mursion - How Soft Skills Are Helping to Combat COVID-19
                                    It’s common to think of healthcare as a “coldly clinical” or a very technical, hard skill-driven profession. However, those who are in patient-facing roles see every day how important soft skills are to not just encourage repeat business, but also in order for a professional...
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                                      Packback - Recent Article by Ebony O. McGee Highlights Twelve Ways for Faculty to Better Support Black Academics
                                      In a recent article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Ebony O. McGee, associate professor of diversity and STEM education at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, highlights twelve ways white faculty can support Black academics department and campus-wide. One way to be an ally? Acknowledge power’s place in our institutions and adopt specific ways to dismantle […]
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                                        PlantSnap - 50+ Types of Ferns (Indoor and Outdoor Species of Ferns)
                                        By definition, a fern is a vascular, flowerless plant with leafy fronds that produce spores for reproduction. Whether they add depth and dark green accents to your garden, spruce up a terrarium, or just remind you of scenes from Jurassic Park, ferns are truly remarkable plants.   Life As a Fern Plant Ferns are some […]
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                                          QuadFi - Tips for Millennials: Managing Your Finances
                                          Millennials are no strangers to the burden of debt. And many of us experience anxiety when thinking about their future financial health. Which is why things like money management and personal finance can be sensitive topics, worries we hide from each other and, often, ourselves.  Like all of life’s challenges, it’s always the best approach…The post Tips for Millennials: Managing Your Finances appeared first on Quadfi. 
                                            Rehearsal - Today’s Most In-Demand Skills
                                            Soft skills aren’t just a nice-to-have, they are a must according to Forbes, LinkedIn, and others. Employers consider them the most in-demand skills today. … Continue reading Today’s Most In-Demand Skills
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                                              Roominate - The Best Lightsabers for Dueling
                                              Whether you want to buy one for cosplay or because you just finish a sci-fi movie, you might think about getting your lightsaber. If you are having a hard time choosing which lightsaber to get, ... 
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                                                Signal Vine, Inc. - [Ebook] The Transition to Online Learning: A Strategic Guide to Supporting the Student Experience
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                                                  STRIVR - Upskilling managers with VR-based soft skills training
                                                  Virtual Reality helps managers improve in coaching, handling difficult conversations, crisis communication, and more.
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                                                    The Riveter - Redefining Success with Sallie Krawcheck
                                                    If you’re like me, this year you’ve spent some serious time thinking about failure, pivots and best laid plans. To say that 2020 is not what I envisioned is the […]
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