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Field Notes: Sandbox Summit at MIT

Guest Blog Post by: Beth Marcus, CEO, Playrific The stated mission of the summit is “to address how technology affects the ways kids play, learn and connect.” Each Sandbox Summit strategically intermingles disciplines and viewpoints so that you never sit in a room...

SXSWedu Recap

Guest Blog Post by: Eileen Rudden, Partner at LearnLaunch I am back from Austin and SXSWedu, which I thought reflected the conversation going on in the education marketplace. I noticed five themes: SXSWedu has expanded its focus from predominantly K-12 to higher ed...

LearnLaunch 2015 Spotlight – Shawn Rubin

Shawn Rubin is a founding faculty member of the Highlander Charter School and is currently the Director of Blended Learning at the Highlander Institute. With over 10 years of experience at various grade levels, Shawn is one of the top edtech educators in New England....

LearnLaunch 2015 Spotlight – Lillie Marshall

Lillie Marshall, of AroundTheWorldL.com and TeachingTraveling.com, is a humanities teacher for the Boston Public Schools. She also is one the top edtech educators in Massachusetts. We had the pleasure to ask Lillie some questions regarding edtech and her role in this...

Broadening Our View Of Edtech

Guest post by Diane Hessan, CEO of Startup Institute. Better/Faster/Cheaper: I can give you any 2 out of the 3. I learned that rule in the 1980’s when I was working for a corporate education company and I hear it often today as our world changes daily. In...

LearnLaunch 2015 Conference Spotlight – Marty Geoghegan

Marty Geoghegan, principal of the John T. Nichols, Jr. Middle School in Middleborough, MA and the president-elect of the MASCD Board of Directors, is one of Massachusetts’ leading edtech educators. We had the privilege to ask Marty a few questions regarding...

5 Things To Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for reflection and thanks. While we have many things to be thankful for at LearnLaunch, we’ve compiled a list of five of our favorites. Have other things you’re thankful for? Let us know in the comments below! Without further...

How To Run A Successful K-12 Pilot

Earlier this fall, Patrick Larkin, the Assistant Superintendent for Learning at Burlington Public Schools, and Monica Brady-Myerov, Founder and CEO of Listen Current, co-taught a LearnLaunch class on how to organize a successful K-12 pilot. Check out some of their...

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