Edtech Business

What Edtech Startups Should Know Before Working With NYC Dept. of Education

Mar 29, 2016

WANT A BITE OF THE BIG APPLE? New York City’s Department of Education serves over 1.1 million students—a bigger K-12 market than exists in many countries. To help entrepreneurs better understand its makeup and needs, the department has released a guide, “Working with NYC Schools: Insights for Edtech Start-ups.” The short PDF breaks down the process into three steps—problem and product validation, piloting in one class, and scaling to other schools—and offers guidance with points such as: “Understand and assess the motivations, incentives, and risks for each staff role.” There’s also a companion guide for teachers who may be new to adopting edtech tools.

What Edtech Startups Should Know Before Working With NYC Dept. of Education

Edtech Business

What Edtech Startups Should Know Before Working With NYC Dept. of Education

Mar 29, 2016

WANT A BITE OF THE BIG APPLE? New York City’s Department of Education serves over 1.1 million students—a bigger K-12 market than exists in many countries. To help entrepreneurs better understand its makeup and needs, the department has released a guide, “Working with NYC Schools: Insights for Edtech Start-ups.” The short PDF breaks down the process into three steps—problem and product validation, piloting in one class, and scaling to other schools—and offers guidance with points such as: “Understand and assess the motivations, incentives, and risks for each staff role.” There’s also a companion guide for teachers who may be new to adopting edtech tools.

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