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April 29, 2016

This week: A mix of theory and practice.
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METRO Accelerator kicks off second round together with Techstars

METRO Accelerator, powered by Techstars, is commencing the application process for its second program for startups, whose digital services and companies could give a direct boost to the commercial success of restaurants, hotels and catering businesses. From now until June 20, interested startups from all over the world can submit an application for the program on

How Large-Scale Change Really Happens - Working With Emergence

Margaret Wheatley Ed.D. and Deborah Frieze - The School Administrator

Large-scale change does not occur in a top-down, step-by-step, mandated fashion. Instead, change begins as small, local actions. It was invisible and discrete forces, for example, that converged to create our current "Culture of High-Stakes Testing."

So You Want to Work in Edtech?


This comprehensive guide to working in education technology includes a map of where edtech job openings are, how educators can moonlight in edtech, and why educators might want to consider these options.

How to get education technology right

Jeff Tyson - Devex

Nations and global organizations are funding large-scale initiatives. These include UNICEF's Child Friendly Technology Framework which was built to guide entrepreneurs in the creation of education technology products and All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development by USAID, World Vision, and the Australian government.

Higher-Ed Edtech Conferences You Need to Know

Ray Batra - EdSurge

Work in Higher Education or target Higher Education customers? This handy guide is just what you need.

Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares

Motoko Rich, Amanda Cox, Matthew Bloch - The New York Times

Let's not forget the power of education technology to potentially equal the playing field for our most vulnerable students. Here's what the problem looks like in the United States.

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