Category Archives: Educational Reform

“Literacy isn’t the English teacher’s job; it’s everybody’s job.”

Graciously, Dave Burgess gave me permission to repost this blog: “Literacy isn’t the English teacher’s job; it’s everybody’s job.” This theory hit a nerve and resonated with me, I was compelled ask Dave if I could share this short but very powerful dissertation. I absolutely encourage everyone involved in educating our youth to put literacy at the…
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Developers: Stop Making Educational Apps

Or find a better way to do it. I remember it well. It was a cold February day in 2015 and I was staring at my laptop screen as I sat behind my desk at Appency, an app marketing agency I had been running for the last six years. The smell of baked goods filled…
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EdTech Insights: Trends, Best Practices & Learning – Sales

EdTech Insights: Trends, Best Practices & Learning - Sales - Getting schools, districts, colleges, and universities to pay for things can be notoriously hard, even if there’s evidence of wasteful spending in other directions. Typical K-12 companies have a “boots on the ground” approach to sales with the goal of having a salesperson in every state.…
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Help Support the Children from Easter Seals Learn with some Tech Tools!

Easter Seals is the leading non-profit provider of services for individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and other special needs.  For nearly 100 years, we have been offering help, hope, and answers to children and adults living with disabilities, and to the families who love them. This Holiday season we would like to ask…
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Schools Fail at Purchasing Tech

[caption id="attachment_51666" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Photo credit: Nima Badiey (Creative Commons)[/caption] Schools Fail at Purchasing Tech is the outcome from the recent study by Digital Promise and the Education Industry Association. Their findings showed that the present day purchasing system in place in schools today is based on buying text books, not technology. How can schools implement learning technology successfully when they…
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