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This week's education venture startup news



7 Generation Games - Growing Math: Winter Art Gallery (Feb 18 2021)
Hello! Christy here. Thank you for all your wonderful submissions to our inaugural art Growing Math art contest. Here’s what we have so far from our talented students. . To learn more about the art contest, see this post on the Growing Math Art Contest. Red Cloud Indian School Gallery
    Aspireship - Aspireship Announced as a Final EmergeAZ Fast Grant Awardee by invisionAZ and StartupAZ (Feb 18 2021)
    We have had a lot of great news to share this month, first with our QuotaPath partnership and now our EmergeAZ Fast Grant!  More on this below. Originally posted by EmergeAZ on startupaz.org Phoenix, AZ—invisionAZ and StartupAZ announced the final round of EmergeAZ Fast Grants awarded to Arizona ...
      ASR Analytics - Aspireship Announced as a Final EmergeAZ Fast Grant Awardee by invisionAZ and StartupAZ (Feb 18 2021)
      We have had a lot of great news to share this month, first with our QuotaPath partnership and now our EmergeAZ Fast Grant!  More on this below. Originally posted by EmergeAZ on startupaz.org Phoenix, AZ—invisionAZ and StartupAZ announced the final round of EmergeAZ Fast Grants awarded to Arizona ...
        Brainleap Technologies, Inc. - Occupational Therapist Strategies for Attention Challenges (Feb 16 2021)
        We know that parents sometimes need ideas to help with attention skills in the moment. So, we reached out to the occupational therapist (OT) community to get some ideas.
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          CommercialTribe - Benchmark Study Reveals Impact of Shifting Sales Manager Time (Feb 18 2021)
          Across a 2 month study, we asked sales leadership who’s ultimately responsible for the productivity of individual reps — and it wasn’t surprising to hear that the buck stops with sales managers. When we zeroed in on the perennial issues that sales leaders care about, two constants emerged: ...
            Empowerly - College Deadlines: Too Late to Apply to College for Fall 2021? (Feb 20 2021)
            Many college application deadlines fall between November and February. But if you missed those deadlines, it's not too late to apply to a college and enroll next fall. Find out which colleges are still accepting applications! 
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              Fast Forward - Introducing The Fast Forward Academy, Free Classes on Starting & Scaling a Tech Nonprofit (Feb 18 2021)
              When you’re building social impact tech, better advice means greater impact. That’s why we’re launching The Fast Forward Academy to give you a front-row seat to key advice that will help you scale your work.   TAKE ME TO THE FAST FORWARD ACADEMY   After
                Fuel50 - Internal Talent Mobility: Building an Agile Workforce (Feb 17 2021)
                The post Internal Talent Mobility: Building an Agile Workforce appeared first on Fuel50.
                
                  Curricula - Top 10 Worst Places to Store a Password (Feb 16 2021)
                  Sharing and reusing passwords is one of the easiest ways hackers can gain access to your online accounts. A recent data breach at a water treatment plant in Florida — where a hacker attempted to poison the water supply — was due to the fact the facility’s computers shared the same passw...
                    Synapse - Black History Month: How Tech Companies Are Honouring BHM (Feb 18 2021)
                    Although lockdowns due to the ongoing pandemic have put a hold on many in-person events, tech companies around the world are finding new and innovative ways to celebrate Black History Month online in 2021.  Here at Synapse, we’ve been (virtually) celebrating Black History Month by sharing ...
                      Wisr Inc - Free Webinar: Embrace Technology to Overcome the Challenge of Digital (Feb 19 2021)
                      On Wednesday, February 24th, Wisr will be partnering with Albion College and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities for a free webinar diving into digitizing campus programming. Albion College launched their […]
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                        Guild Education - Learning from the Pandemic to Improve Digital Learning Outcomes (Feb 20 2021)
                        As we look ahead to a post-pandemic world where digital education will be even more prevalent, what opportunities did the pandemic provide, and what lessons have we learned? How can we ensure high-quality online learning that improves access and attainment, and how do we ensure students, staff, a...
                          Hallo - Product – Version 2.22 (Feb 17, 2021) (Feb 17 2021)
                          Picture-in-picture(PiP) mode: This new feature allows you to watch videos in a floating window so you can still watch and listen while using other parts of the app. This feature has been implemented to live classes, recorded videos, private lessons, InstaMatch, and audio/video calls. Big improvem...
                            Hone - Building Workplace Belonging with Vulnerability and Empathy (Feb 18 2021)
                            There are two foundational skills to successfully building a culture of belonging: vulnerability and empathy. When these skills become the norm, they help foster a sense of emotional safety and leave employees and team members feeling respected and cared for. This environment lays the groundwork for...
                              HyperQube - Reconnaissance: A Hacker’s Approach (Feb 17 2021)
                              
                              
                                Kangarootime - Black ECE Entrepreneur Round Table Discussion (Feb 17 2021)
                                This February, we’re reminded to celebrate Black History Month and continue educating ourselves on the past and present issues facing Black people around the world. African-Americans have had a monumental...
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                                  Magic Instruments - 5 Best Bass Synth Pedals In 2021 (Budget to High-End) (Feb 16 2021)
                                  Synth pedals and bass guitar are a match made in heaven. Synth pedals just sound better on bass than they do on guitar. Whether you’re looking for experimental sounds, to ... 
                                    Wonder Workshop - Learn ABCs – Invent – National Engineers Week (Feb 19 2021)
                                    The post Learn ABCs – Invent – National Engineers Week appeared first on Wonder Workshop - US.
                                    
                                      Mursion - Gamification and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Perils, Pitfalls, and Opportunities (Feb 20 2021)
                                      Our 2021 Future of Work Virtual Roundtable Series continued this week with a session from Myoshi Maul of Cox Communications. In “Gamification and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Perils, Pitfalls, and Opportunities,” Maul conducted an eye-opening, impactful exercise with our participants. S...
                                        NovoEd - 5 Years On: The Evolution of Foundations of Learning Experience Design (Feb 13 2021)
                                        This year, we are launching the 20th iteration of our Foundations of LXD course, featuring advances in our learning design, technology, and learning community that have taken place over the past five years. 
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                                          Presence (Application Software) - 11 Ways You Can Support and Advocate For Formerly Incarcerated Students (Feb 18 2021)
                                          Did you know that Americans collectively have as many criminal records as college diplomas? Formerly incarcerated students are those who have been in prison or jail or have been under the supervision of the Department of Corrections.  Sadly, researchers have found that formerly incarcerated individ...
                                            Rallyware - People Analytics and Behavioral Science. The Tech Behind the Rallyware Incentive and Recognition Solution (Feb 16 2021)
                                            The average workplace is no stranger to incentive and recognition programs. Few leadership teams have failed to see the obvious benefits that incentivizing their workforce can potentially have on driving desired behaviors. After all,...
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                                              Script - Superintendents’ Guide to HIPAA/FERPA (Feb 16 2021)
                                              With vaccinations rolling forward (wooohooo!) and schools opening their doors (finally!) it is more important than ever for superintendents to understand HIPAA and FERPA. Schools are being used as vaccine sites for both staff and students and vaccination records are being recorded by schools and ...
                                                Spekit - Working with the different elements of change management (Feb 18 2021)
                                                The post Working with the different elements of change management appeared first on Spekit.
                                                
                                                  STRIVR - Virtual Reality as a training tool for difficult conversations (Feb 18 2021)
                                                  Using Virtual Reality as a training tool can help prepare employees for difficult conversations. Here’s how. 
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                                                    TheDream.US - TheDream.US se enorgullece en apoyar los sueños de educación superior de los jóvenes inmigrantes de Virginia (Feb 19 2021)
                                                    TheDream.US se enorgullece en apoyar los sueños de educación superior de los jóvenes inmigrantes de Virginia A medida que los DREAMers de Virginia buscan nuevas oportunidades de educación superior, se acerca la fecha límite para la solicitud de becas universitarias de TheDream.US Visite htt...
                                                      Thinkific - The Top 6 WordPress Membership Plugins (Plus An Alternative) (Feb 18 2021)
                                                      By some accounts, about one-third of the world’s websites are built using WordPress–so it’s easy to understand why there’s a…The post The Top 6 <b>WordPress Membership Plug...
                                                        Three Chord Bourbon - The Top 6 WordPress Membership Plugins (Plus An Alternative) (Feb 18 2021)
                                                        By some accounts, about one-third of the world’s websites are built using WordPress–so it’s easy to understand why there’s a…The post The Top 6 <b>WordPress Membership Plug...
                                                          Three Chord Bourbon - How To Translate Your Online Course (Feb 16 2021)
                                                          Online learning has exploded in popularity over the past few years. This is understandable given how the internet is present…The post How To Translate Your Online Course appeared first on...
                                                            Thrive Global - One Effective Way To Manage Pandemic Fatigue (Feb 20 2021)
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