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What Is The Point of A Mobile App for My School?

This is the beginning of our five part series on the “Who, What, When, Where and Why of Mobile Apps for Schools” sign up up for our newsletter for more of this series. We’re halfway through the school year and like most of us, you have probably already encountered more than a few communication challenges with your student’s parents. Luckily, mobile app …

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Are education startups the new dot com

The amount of education startups is now increasing at an exponential rate. At the same time, the amount of venture funding for education businesses is at an all-time high. In some ways, the rise of education startups resembles the dot-com boom of the late 1990s, however, the successive crash of the dot-com craze may not be inevitable for the EdCo …

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Introducing MAD-learn’s Design Process Update!

We’ve got some exciting things going on at MAD-learn that are coming your way! Our program will look just a little different when you login next time. We’re updating our app design process to make the process much more streamlined and user friendly. Here’s a sneak peek into what you’ll see!   Improving Your Overall App Creation Experience, Step-by-Step     …

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Crescerance, Grows Footprint in EdTech Industry Through Acquisition of Association Management System (AMS) “eMembership”

  On July 15, 2016, Crescerance Inc. completed its acquisition of eMembership from close partner company eBOARDsolutions Inc. (owned and managed by GSBA; Georgia Schools Boards Association) for an undisclosed amount. eMembership is an Association Management System (AMS) product focused acutely on serving K-12 not for profit education associations with technology services that enable them to better manage communications, event …

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4 Ways to Prep Your embrAPP for the New School Year

While students may be kicking back to relax or in the heart of summer activities, educators are often hard at work thinking ahead for the new school year. Your embrAPP is an effective tool to connect with the community and the students. Start planning your communication strategy now and the first days of school will feel like a breeze. Here …

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The New Imperative For Public Education: Branding and Marketing Your School

By: David R. Voss from SEEN Magazine Public education used to be a monopoly. No competition. Every year the students simply showed up, and most people loved and supported what was happening inside. Not today. Charters, vouchers, open enrollment and private schools dot the landscape, bringing fierce competition for students and the dollars each one of them brings to the …

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Challenges & Advantages of Collaborative Learning

By: Gina Sansivero from SEEN Magazine Collaborative or active learning is a methodology that transforms the traditional lecture or teacher-focused classroom into a student or learning-centered room. Students work together to help each other understand content, solve problems or create projects and products with the instructor working as a moderator or facilitator. Collaborative spaces in education trickled down from corporate …