EdTech Market

Being THE (not a) Technology Platform for an Education Program

Tools often get defined as “not a platform”, and platforms get enough attention in blog posts, Marketing and Communications, and other channels to confuse the concept.  Education is different, as we all know, and the demands of its programs alter and narrow the definition.

SIIA Innovation Incubator Finalist Presentation @SIIAEducation #edtech #sociallearning #blendedlearning

Thank you to SIIA's Education Division for posting our Innovation Incubator Finalist presentation delivered by our CEO and Co-Founder Jill Abbott.  The presentation was limited to 5:00.  Covering an amazing range of content as well as Q&A, this is a great overview of Apropos, Continuum Education, business model and the foundations of our product development. 

SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program identifies and supports entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies. The program began in 2006 and has provided mentorship for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content and related technologies.

Continuum Education Pledges Commitment to Student Privacy - #edtech #studentprivacy

Continuum Education has joined with more than 90 education and education technology companies in signing the Student Privacy Pledge.  Coordinated and introduced by the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) to safeguard student privacy regarding the collection, maintenance, and use of student personal information providers such as Continuum Education have agreed to voluntarily commit to their accountability guidelines.

Getting Learner Choice into Learning Programs, Part 2

This post is the second in a series on how and why an instructional program could emphasize and benefit from learner self-direction, or the practice of planning instruction to include opportunities for learners to discover, collate, or create content as an integral part of that instructional event.  

Getting Learner Choice into Learning Programs, Part 1

This post is the first of a series on how and why an instructional program could emphasize and benefit from learner self-direction, or the practice of planning instruction to include opportunities for learners to discover, collate, or create content as an integral part of that instructional event.