Yaki Dayan

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Why 'Unlearning' Old Habits Is An Essential Step For Innovation

"We’ve all gone to workshops and seminars and learned from a class," she said. "We go there, gain skills, change mindsets, we get very excited, and …

The Curse of America’s Illogical School-Day Schedule

It starts too early for teens’ sleep patterns, and ends too early for working parents. Does the country have to be stuck with it?<p><i>The world does not revolve around you</i>, teens are often told. Indeed it doesn’t, as they are reminded every school-day morning when disabling their alarms. The average …

High School

Edtech is the next fintech

David Bainbridge Contributor<p>David Bainbridge is CEO and founder of Knowledgemotion.<p>Fintech is a factor of the fourth industrial revolution that has completely taken the world by storm and forever revolutionized how we bank. But many believe it is still in its infancy, with figures suggesting the …

Education Technology

Trio-Tots Shares Emerging Trends & Issues in Early Childhood Education

Historically, the field of early childhood education has always been closely tied to changes in the society.Read more...

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Gartner, Inc. today highlighted the top technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2017. Analysts presented their findings …

Analysis: The exploding demand for computer science education, and why America needs to keep up

The chart above tells quite a story. That blue line — the one that looks like a hockey stick — shows how interest in computer science from freshmen …

A top education VC says these 6 startups could transform how we teach kids

"Teachers have very complex jobs, and traditionally have had archaic tools to do that complex job," Jennifer Carolan, co-founder and senior partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Reach Capital, tells Business Insider.<p>Carolan's firm has made it a mission to seek out companies that help …

היי־טק? לא בבית ספרנו

האם ההיי־טק הישראלי מחמיץ את ההזדמנות הטכנולוגית החינוכית, "אדטק"? מארגני כנס האדטק שנפתח אתמול בתל־אביב טוענים שתעשיית הסטארט־אפים הישראליים העוסקים …

מדינת הסטארט-אפ נרדמה בשמירה - וואלה! חדשות

התרעות פיקוד העורף<p>הגדרות התרעה<p>הגדרת ישובים להתרעה<p>כל הישובים<p>הגדר ישובים להתרעה :<p>שמור<p>הגדרת צליל התרעה<p>שמור<p>תגיות:<p>רק לפני כשני עשורים האמצעי הטכנולוגי …

How the Internet Is Complicating the Art of Teaching

Educators design lots of lessons and other learning resources, and increasingly they’re being shared online—often free of cost and in ways that are too personalized to be universally applicable.<p>A time-honored nugget of the political stump speech is the anecdote about the teacher who brings …

Five myths about charter schools

By Emma Brown<p>Emma Brown<p>Investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>They’re in demand among parents who say traditional public schools have failed — but they’re not always successful. Their intense rate of growth has fueled an equally intense debate about the role they’ll play in the future of U.S. …

Charter Schools

Google's Project Bloks tinker toys teach coding to kids

It's an open hardware platform for tangible programming.<p>There has been a big push in computer-science education in the last few years. The UK has made it part of its national curriculum, President Obama has pledged $4 billion toward a national computer-science initiative and a slew of toys and …

Amazon helps teachers share free digital education tools

Amazon Inspire lets schools upload their know-how.<p>Part of the promise of digital education is the ability to share knowledge between schools, but that's not easy when there isn't a central hub for making that happen. Amazon, however, thinks it can help. It's launching Inspire, a free service that …

The Most Active VCs In Ed Tech And Their Investments In One Infographic

We ranked the top VC and CVC investors in ed tech and visualized their portfolio companies. Top investors include NewSchools Venture Fund, 500 …

Make Classroom Data More Useful, Teachers Tell Ed-Tech Developers

<i>Austin, Texas</i><p>Much of the talk about student data these days focuses on worries about how to protect it, and safeguard privacy. But a new survey of …

Education Technology

Fundraising Advice for YC Companies

<i>We've modified our fundraising strategy advice to YC founders. In the interest of everyone having the same information, here is the email I sent to</i> …

"2016, An Exciting Year For Ed-Tech Sector"

Technology has been making inroads into education for decades. But the mobile revolution is changing education in more fundamental ways. India …

WSJ Pro - Private Equity

Feb 15, 2018<p>Private Equity Outlook 2018: Playing Offense and Defense<p>At this double-bill event on the outlook for private equity, Laura Kreutzer of …

Edtech Startup Venture Capital Funding Boom for SaaS Platforms

Venture capitalists see a lot of money to be made in applying technology to education. Even as VC investment dropped last year for several …

India 2015: Ed-tech ranks lowest in startup pecking order

Anirvan Ghosh<p>December 22, 2015<p>One sector that is customer-facing and internet-led but still got left out in the funding frenzy in the first three …

U.S. Department of Education Releases 2016 National Education Technology Plan

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the release of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and new commitments to support …

Christmas Bonus! US Edtech Sets Record With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2015

Edtech Business<p>Christmas Bonus! US Edtech Sets Record With $1.45 Billion Raised in 2015<p>By Michael Winters     Dec 21, 2015<p>Related Stories<p>The Gates …

Google's Chromebooks make up half of US classroom devices sold

Google, Microsoft and Apple have been competing for years in the very lucrative education technology market. For the first time, Google has taken a …

Edtech Should Focus On Teacher Evaluation And Accountability

Lucy Boyd Contributor<p>Lucy Boyd is a Masters in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She previously taught seventh grade English at a public charter school in Newark, N.J., where she was also an instructional leader for other teachers.<p>Anxious to learn coding before …

Edtech startup Career360 acquires Mumbai-based NoPaperForms

The Indian edtech sector is beginning to see consolidation. In the latest development in the sector, Career360 has acquired Mumbai Angels-funded …

How Amplify Broke All the Rules for Innovators

column | Edtech Business<p>How Amplify Broke All the Rules for Innovators<p>By Michael B. Horn (Columnist)     Nov 11, 2015<p>Shutterstock<p>Not dead but greatly …

What To Do When Your Competitor Gets Funded?

This morning Clutter.io announced they raised $9 million from Sequoia, arguably the best venture capital firm that exists. Congratulations. …