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Venture Category: Education


This week's education venture startup news



7 Generation Games - User numbers, you and the fail whale (Feb 03 2021)
When you have six times as many people using your products you need to increase your staff, and quickly.  The end result is more features, more support - but less sleep for us while we scale up.
    AdmitHub - How to Use CRRSAA Funding to Support Your Students With Technology (Feb 05 2021)
    Before utilizing your CRRSAA funding, it's essential to evaluate your institution's top challenges in 2021, including remote learning and restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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      AmplioSpeech - Meet Us at The 2021 TCASE Conference! (Feb 01 2021)
      AmplioSpeech is sponsoring the 2021 TCASE Conference! Join one of our virtual sessions at the 2021 TCASE Conference to learn more about the state-of-the-art digital special education platform that provides outcomes-driven, differentiated and individualized speech-language therapy and dyslexia interv...
        Athena Security - Technology that helps stop COVID-19 spread and detects concealed guns on the Apple iPad (Feb 03 2021)
        
        
          Encantos - Pregúntele a un Educador: Edición de día de San Valentín (Feb 05 2021)
          ENGLISH | SPANISH Pregúntele a un Educador: Edición de día de San Valentín Con Sophia Espinoza Sophia Espinoza es la Directora de Diseño y Eficacia del Aprendizaje de Canticos, y se tomó un tiempo para sentarse antes del Día de San Valentín y responder algunas preguntas sobre cómo hace...
            Fuel50 - Fuel50 helps NetApp “Deliver Exponential Returns for their People” (Feb 03 2021)
            The post Fuel50 helps NetApp “Deliver Exponential Returns for their People” appeared first on Fuel50.
            
              Synapse - 6 Benefits of Conducting Training Project Retrospectives (Feb 05 2021)
              If you’ve ever been part of a training project that has gone slightly awry, missed a deadline, or gone over budget, you know how frustrating it can be to watch the same issues rear their heads in subsequent projects. So, how can you and your training team learn from past mistakes and make impro...
                Wisr Inc - Insider Thoughts: Adapting to Application Trends (Feb 05 2021)
                5 Minute Read  An interview with Stacey Kostell, CEO of the Coalition for College   The hectic nature of this past enrollment cycle, and the educational inequities it’s continued to expose, requires our field to […]
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                  Hallo - Product – Version 2.22 (Feb 2, 2021) (Feb 01 2021)
                  Woohoo! We are so excited to share our new features with you. Most importantly, the beta version of our web app is now available at www.hallo.video! Go check it out and let us know what you think. On the web app, you can start lessons from your computer and share your screen, which is a […]...
                    Honorlock - How Higher Education Leaders Can Reduce Staff Stress (Feb 04 2021)
                    Lee Skallerup Bessette wrote an excellent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education entitled “The Staff are Not OK!” where she reminds...
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                      Lessonly - Still Struggling to Train your Remote Staff? An Employee Training Plan Can Help (Feb 05 2021)
                      A great training plan fuels business success. And all the magic starts with a training plan template.
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                        Magic Instruments - Guitar Pedal Order – How To Correctly Organize Your Pedalboard (Feb 02 2021)
                        As a guitarist you’ve more than likely collected a few effects pedals (OK, maybe more than just a few) and you might be asking yourself… Can pedals be thrown together ... 
                          MindTickle - MindTickle Partnerships Add Firepower to Customers’ Vertical GTM Strategy (Feb 04 2021)
                          If there is one thing we at MindTickle have learned in our ceaseless pursuit to create a world-class Sales Readiness platform, it is the value of a strong partner ecosystem. Broadly speaking, partners enrich our market-leading offering, complementing the robust MindTickle platform with the extra ...
                            Mobalytics - LoR Deck Guide: GoFish (Fizz + TF + Mind Meld) (Feb 07 2021)
                            Everybody do the Twizz My name is Jordan “WhatAmI” Abronson and if you’ve read my bio you know that dancing is my second love just after Runeterra. That said I’m here to teach everyone a new variation on the Twizzt (TF + Fizz), let’s hop right into it. One of the great strengths of this...
                              MPOWER Financing - How to Find a Job in the USA as an International Student (Feb 03 2021)
                              Finding a job in the USA can be challenging for international students. Here are some suggestions that may help you to plan strategically for your job search.
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                                Mursion - Why Black History Month Matters More Than Ever in 2021 (Feb 05 2021)
                                As we observe Black History Month in February 2021, the annual commemoration takes on new resonance. While the nation grapples with deeply rooted issues of racial and social justice, we also have the realization that a new era is upon us as we as a...
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                                  Ozobot - Remote-Friendly Lessons for Black History Month and Beyond (Feb 01 2021)
                                  Teaching about Black History is crucial to combating systemic racism and gives people an accurate view of Black people and their contributions to society—past and present. We recognize that teaching history without Black history is incomplete, so our Edu team created two new lessons to incorpor...
                                    PikMyKid - CARES Act and CRRSA Act Funding for Schools – Free Whitepaper (Feb 04 2021)
                                    The 2020-2021 School year brought many changes for schools around the country—closures, online teaching, remote learning, pandemic precautions, etc. Along with the not so great, it brought a bit of good in the form of various grants and funds like the CARES act to help schools deal with the cri...
                                      Presence (Application Software) - 41 Ways to Earn More Responses to the Surveys You Send Out to Students and Staff (Feb 02 2021)
                                      Survey fatigue or over-surveying is something to recognize and guard against. Students can feel burnt out from requests for their feedback about academic courses, campus events, and general college experiences — all on top of customer satisfaction surveys they receive from retailers.  Survey fati...
                                        Roominate - The Best Outdoor Toys for 1 Year Olds (Feb 06 2021)
                                        There is not much to worry about when buying presents for a 1-year-old child. Kids at this age often get excited just by the thought of receiving gifts. However, parents should not use this as ... 
                                        
                                          Script - How Forms Can Improve Parent-Teacher Conferences (Feb 04 2021)
                                          It’s common knowledge that positive and ongoing communication between schools and parents helps to improve academic performance but it can be hard to achieve with the pace of life today. Schools and parents have no shortage of duties and obligations – just think of the challenges we’...
                                            Showbie - Showbie Raises $12.5M Series A to Help Students Achieve Academic Success (Feb 04 2021)
                                            Showbie Raises $12.5M Series A to Help Students Achieve Academic Success Showbie Inc., a software platform that helps educators transform their classrooms into engaging and collaborative virtual learning environments, has closed an additional $7.5 million in Series A financing, bringing total pro...
                                              Stukent - February 2021 News You Can Use (Feb 05 2021)
                                              Content creators test the newly released Google Question Hub. Some say it’s a rich supply of content ideas, others say not so much. You decide! Facebook says no more freeloading on Workplace! Professor Jeff Ferguson provides a different paradigm for SEO that will make your head spin! These are ...
                                                SturdyAI - February 2021 News You Can Use (Feb 05 2021)
                                                Content creators test the newly released Google Question Hub. Some say it’s a rich supply of content ideas, others say not so much. You decide! Facebook says no more freeloading on Workplace! Professor Jeff Ferguson provides a different paradigm for SEO that will make your head spin! These are ...
                                                  SturdyAI - Professor of the Month: Steve Rowland (Feb 02 2021)
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                                                    Vemo Education - Webinar Recap: Rethinking Your Institutional Loan Program (Feb 01 2021)
                                                    In November 2020, Vemo Education held a webinar with Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) to talk about the benefits of...
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                                                      Watershed Systems - How to Create a Data Governance Strategy [Part 1] (Feb 03 2021)
                                                      
                                                      
                                                        Wideo - Top 4 Valentine’s Day Video Ideas (Feb 02 2021)
                                                        For setting apart your e-commerce, retail store, or business from the crowd, there’s no better match than video for the occasion. We’ve put together these inspiring video ideas for you to do just that.
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                                                          WNDYR - 26. The future of work and what you need to work remotely | Peter Coppinger, Co-founder and CEO of Teamwork (Feb 02 2021)
                                                          Today we spend an hour with Co-founder and CEO of Teamwork, Peter Coppinger. We find out how Peter built Teamwork from a small start-up to a leader in the field on a minimal budget. How Peter is on the whole ‘in person-virtual’ topic, his hands-on approach to leading Teamwork, and much more.
                                                            Writable - New! YouTube Biography Assignments (Feb 05 2021)
                                                            Our newest collection of assignments is perfect when you’re looking for quick, accessible, and highly engaging prompts for elementary students. Each assignment features a short YouTube video about the life of a historical figure with a prompt directing students to write a short biography summar...