The cicadas are singing, the sunsets are earlier and Target sports four aisles of back to school items. This can only mean one thing—the new school year is imminent! Even after decades in the classroom, I still get butterflies in anticipation of the first day of school.
How often does Brett Kopf get reminded about the need to find a revenue stream for his free product?This week, the chief executive of Remind finally has an answer: Activities, a feature that allows educators and administrators to digitally collect funds and distribute tickets for field trips, fundraisers and events. The San Francisco-based startup will take a cut from these payments.
In a Meetup hosted by EdSurge on Aug. 17, more than 100 people gathered to hear speakers present how their organizations are embracing the future of digital learning. Held at NovoEd’s headquarters, five speakers gave their six-minute lightning talks and then led a smaller group discussion with attendees.Here is a recap of the event, adapted from a blog post by NovoEd:
Five higher-ed technology startups are soaring this week.Michelson Runway, a San Francisco-based accelerator, announced the handful of companies that will be in its inaugural cohort. Each of the five startups focuses on technology innovation in higher education, with products that range from student coaching tools to a talent recruiting platform.
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