Category Archives: trends

Trends | Education Industry Report

Education M&A deal value and volume is on the rise in 2014, according to a newly released Education Industry M&A trend report for half year 2014 by Berkery Noyes. Total transaction volume improved nine percent on a half year basis. Aggregate … Continue reading

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ISTE 2014: A Tale of Two Paradigms

A veteran attendee to edtech’s big show provides an in-depth analysis. GUEST COLUMN | by Mark Gura Now that the dust has settled on the massive ISTE event in Atlanta, part conference and part all around edtech rave, I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Life After Graduation

Revitalizing career and technical education programs. GUEST COLUMN | by Jeff Lansdell With the introduction of Common Core State Standards and the demand for 21st century learning, K-12 districts around the country are putting an increased emphasis on preparing students … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech Bubbles

Looking for an edtech bubble? Here are plenty of them. As venture capitalists continue to pour the big bucks into edtech, reporter Dan Abendschein shares an interactive graph with New Schools Venture Fund data. Each bubble represents one of over a … Continue reading

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Watch This | Day in the Life of a Virtual School Teacher

237 STUDENTS. Staci Kreitz, a teacher with Pasco eSchool, shares her love of teaching and provides a day in the life walkthrough clarifying misconceptions and filling in details on what being a virtual school teacher is really like. 4:12 Source: Pasco … Continue reading

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