Top 10 Takeaways from the NewSchools-Gallup Survey for Ed Tech Innovators

Justin Wedell, Associate Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund In 2019, NewSchools partnered with Gallup to release “Education Technology Use in Schools,” a comprehensive report to better understand ed tech’s perceptions and usage. This past summer, we conducted a follow-up survey of parents, teachers, and students to evaluate how ed tech’s engagement may be changing in the […]

Four Silver Linings in the Homeschool Hot Mess

By, Tonika Cheek Clayton, Managing Partner, NewSchools Venture Fund As a K-12 ed tech investor who understands the landscape of tech tools used to support student learning, you might think my professional career had prepared me for forced distance learning with my three children. LOL. With kids in 2nd, 6th, and 9th grades at three […]

NewSchools Venture Fund’s Ed Tech Experts on COVID-19 Distance Learning

NSVF Ed Tech Team

By Jason Weeby Modernizing today’s classrooms with accessible and effective technology in a way that increases student learning and decreases inequities is a critical component of our strategy at NewSchools and a requirement for improving education nationwide. But ed tech is typically a fringe topic in education circles where school governance, accountability, curriculum, and instruction […]