K12 Educational Insights           January 15, 2013             Steve@WhatsTheIdea.com   Proprietary and Confidential -- W...
Big Market• $8.81B projected spend on K-12 technology  (hardware, software, Internet) in 2011-12;  +4.8%. (Source: EMR)• U...
TrendU.S. is slipping in worldwide ranks• U.S. students rank 23rd in Science and  32nd in Math.• High school graduation ra...
InsightWith government stepping in (NCLB, RTTT)many educators are conflicted, most are takingthe money.            Proprie...
InsightTechnology and pedagogy make strangebedfellows.
InsightAside from Apple (iPad, iBooks, Apple TV), therehas been very little innovation in .edu             Proprietary and...
InsightSmartboards, a source of huge spending, arebeing used as projectors…and have usabilityissues.            Proprietar...
InsightMOOCs are flipping (off) the classroom.         Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
“Within three weeks, I had morefeedback on my sociological ideas thanI’d had in my whole teaching career. Ifound that ther...
InsightIronically, “assessment” has become a dirtyword.            Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
InsightTeacher unions areunder fire.http://bit.ly/RkgaB0                       Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the I...
Charter schools are becoming abattleground. Amendments in Georgiaand Washington passed.          Proprietary and Confident...
Insight2 flavors of public schools.• 8 elite HS in NYC, with  30k applying for 14k slots.• Racial divides, 60% of  those a...
InsightThe targets in education are many and siloed.         Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
InsightMany educational companies don’t now how tobuild brands or market effectively – there’s anot-for-profit mentality. ...
InsightInnovation is creeping in…and marketing agentswho are ready will thrive.
InsightThe time is now.                                 …my own nominee for secretary of state                            ...
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    1. 1. K12 Educational Insights January 15, 2013 Steve@WhatsTheIdea.com Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    2. 2. Big Market• $8.81B projected spend on K-12 technology (hardware, software, Internet) in 2011-12; +4.8%. (Source: EMR)• U.S. Professional Development market is $4.15B, growing at 15.3%. (EMR)• K-12 textbook sales in 2011 -12 were $3.6B, electronic textbook sales only 2.8%. (EMR, Forrester) Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    3. 3. TrendU.S. is slipping in worldwide ranks• U.S. students rank 23rd in Science and 32nd in Math.• High school graduation rate, once the envy of the world, is now 21st.• 2/3 of US 8th graders are not rated proficient in reading or math• Poorest communities have it worst. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    4. 4. InsightWith government stepping in (NCLB, RTTT)many educators are conflicted, most are takingthe money. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    5. 5. InsightTechnology and pedagogy make strangebedfellows.
    6. 6. InsightAside from Apple (iPad, iBooks, Apple TV), therehas been very little innovation in .edu Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    7. 7. InsightSmartboards, a source of huge spending, arebeing used as projectors…and have usabilityissues. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    8. 8. InsightMOOCs are flipping (off) the classroom. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
    9. 9. “Within three weeks, I had morefeedback on my sociological ideas thanI’d had in my whole teaching career. Ifound that there’s no topic so sensitivethat it can’t be discussed, civilly, inan international community.”Mitchell Duneier,Princeton, Professor,MOOC Instructor Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
    10. 10. InsightIronically, “assessment” has become a dirtyword. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    11. 11. InsightTeacher unions areunder fire.http://bit.ly/RkgaB0 Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    12. 12. Charter schools are becoming abattleground. Amendments in Georgiaand Washington passed. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
    13. 13. Insight2 flavors of public schools.• 8 elite HS in NYC, with 30k applying for 14k slots.• Racial divides, 60% of those admitted to elites are Asian (a demo that is 14% of pop).• Internships at Mt. Sinai. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    14. 14. InsightThe targets in education are many and siloed. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea? | Elsa Rings
    15. 15. InsightMany educational companies don’t now how tobuild brands or market effectively – there’s anot-for-profit mentality. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?
    16. 16. InsightInnovation is creeping in…and marketing agentswho are ready will thrive.
    17. 17. InsightThe time is now. …my own nominee for secretary of state would be the current education secretary, Arne Duncan. Proprietary and Confidential -- Whats the Idea?

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