teaching

  • Gasp! Thanks To These Startups, Teachers Are Making Money On The Web

    Gasp! Thanks To These Startups, Teachers Are Making Money On The Web

    On the whole, teacher compensation in the U.S. is embarrassing. To pick on marketers, some might see the fact that the average marketing manager makes twice the average salary of just about every type of teacher as just a wee bit backwards. Luckily, there are a number of startups that are starting to change that, thanks to the Web and the growing popularity of open, online educational platforms. Read More

  • Remember that school that was spying on kids? Well now it's creepier

    The Lower Merion School District (motto: “We’re Building the Future Police State”), caught using a remote monitoring service on school-supplied laptops while the kids were at home, had some pretty creepy rules on the books to ensure compliance. To wit we find, thanks to strydehax, these gems: * Possession of a monitored Macbook was required for classes
    * Possession of an… Read More