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Launching an Edtech Company part 4: standard of content

As we think of the final touches to our simple learning management and communication tool ( we're drawn to the idea in education that these days there exists a basic standard of content on the web. A "standard of content" or SOC, used to be localized to schools and classrooms. It was based on the set of books that a teacher utilized during the school year.

So for example, in my social studies course back in 8th… Continue

Added by Joseph Thibault on January 26, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Launching an Edtech company, Part 3: OER

My highest priority in life? To have a lasting impact on educational opportunities for students everywhere. Lofty, sure. But it's a realistic goal this day and age. Unfortunately, educational technology today often hides content behind registrations, passwords and other digital "walls" that prevent students and other teachers from engaging the content and benefiting from the good work of a great teacher.

I think that's inefficiency in education (because perfect knowledge, for all of… Continue

Added by Joseph Thibault on December 21, 2009 at 5:13pm — No Comments

Launching an Edtech company, Part 2

Building awareness around a brand (especially a new brand) is difficult. Over the past few weeks I've been getting out into the education community (the online community that is) and have connected with bloggers and individuals who I think would be great additions to our Beta testing group.

You see, when we launch we plan to do so in measured steps (so we can tweak the system to best fit the needs of our… Continue

Added by Joseph Thibault on December 15, 2009 at 2:44pm — 1 Comment

Launching an Edtech company

I haven't had the chance to use this blog here, so here goes. I'm not a certified teacher, but I do really enjoy working in education. So for anyone interested, this is going to be an account of working in the education field from a private/entrepreneurial perspective.


I've worked for a private ed tech company ( for the past few years and have gotten (and am still getting) great experience working/supporting/helping teachers use Moodle and other… Continue

Added by Joseph Thibault on December 11, 2009 at 12:39pm — 4 Comments


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