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Mecate 2017 – emotuit Chosen as Finalists!

We don't always shout about the good things that occur... OK we do, but with great reason. They're really great things! This time is no exception as well. If you haven't heard of the Mecate program (http://mx.socialab.com/challenges/mecate-2017), it's tagline is "Envisioning the future of education" which could well have been written by us, it is [...]

By |May 6th, 2017|edtech, News|0 Comments

Do We Really Understand Student Engagement?

So, do we really understand student engagement? You will see in our space, the big wide world of education, that more and more is being focussed on "student engagement", and first we have to have a look at what it is, before we can understand it, and why does it even matter? Well, the worldwide web, [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|CEO Soapbox, edtech, education|0 Comments

Analytics is a thing in Education

Analytics is actually a thing... it's just matured. Yesterday, I read Mike Sharkey's post on the Blackboard Blog about analytics not featuring on the NMC Horizon report for 2017, when it has across pretty much every year in the last 5. Mike went on to say that analytics was no longer a "thing" but instead [...]

By |March 14th, 2017|edtech, education|0 Comments

DeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education…

DeVos Confirmed, World Sighs We spoke before about DeVos when she struggled to understand the difference between proficiency vs growth and we've just heard the words,  "Betsy DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education." It was at that point everyone around the world sighed, unsure of what the future holds in public education. Whilst we do not like [...]

By |February 7th, 2017|education, News|0 Comments

We Aren’t Saying Your LMS Analytics Are Bad, But…

We aren't saying your LMS analytics are bad... Previously, we did a post on our new active tab feature as we call it, but it's more than that. It shows you how skewed the data in your LMS analytics actually is. Bold statement, that's for sure, but we will stand by it. If you watch [...]

By |February 4th, 2017|edtech, Product|0 Comments

Teacher Licensing – Out With The Old & In With…

Teacher Licensing - Out With The Old & In With... A new chapter has started in the U.S. and with that comes many new educational challenges, with some key ones on the agenda. One of which is the issue of teacher licensing. Many say the system is outdated and old fashioned, and that the high [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|edtech, education, News|0 Comments

CEO Soapbox Episode 1 – The 150 Year Old Standardized Education System

The 150 year Old Farce! There is no denying I like to go on a bit of a rant every now and then, and as such I thought it would be a nice little touch to put them on our blog, thus begins the CEO Soapbox series, and in particular this piece on the standardized [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|CEO Soapbox|0 Comments