Chris Holden

I'm Chris, and This is My Blog

Archive for the 'Education' Category

After More Than Two Decades In Business, Nitin Khanna Continues To Follow The Entrepreneurial Path

Friday, September 20th, 2019

For Indian-born, Portland-based businessman Nitin Khanna, entrepreneurship has always been a big part of his life. This is because entrepreneurship has always been a big part of his family and his upbringing. The course of his career has seen Nitin Khanna attain a sound educational background which was followed up by a formative period of […]

Betsy DeVos Believes in Herself

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

For those who don’t know Betsy DeVos, she has always dreamed of being the US Secretary of Education. For many years, she has helped her own state with funding for these programs, but it hasn’t always been a smooth road. In fact, many states have still not included educational choice programs as part of their […]

Tj Maloney invigorating and fresh ideas helps his company grow in this tech era

Saturday, August 3rd, 2019

Tj Maloney great and well received CEO of Lincolnshire Management, Inc. which know a private value firm spend significant time in acquisitions of privately owned businesses; development value for open and privately owned businesses; corporate divestitures; the board buyouts; add-on acquisitions; recapitalizations; and mergers of little and center market private and firmly held open organizations. […]

Rocketship Education is Upright and Legitimate

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

An organization that was founded by John Danner and Preston Smith last 2006 was called Rocketship. The first school opened in San Jose, California where students were able to score as high as Palo Alto School District students according to California’s state assessment. Because of this, Rocketship Education was able to rapidly expand and grow […]

ClassDojo Gets $35M, App Helps Teachers, Students, And Parents Communicate Better

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Nowadays, messaging apps have become the norm that people use in communicating with others. This trend has also reached the classroom. ClassDojo, a tech startup founded a platform for parents and teachers to communicate updates to each other. Recently, the company announced that it was able to reach $35 million worth of funding. $35 Million […]

DeVos May Act Gentle, but She Fights for Parents’ Education Rights

Monday, March 18th, 2019

While Betsy DeVos may look like a cordial academic on the surface, she’s a political fighter when she has to be. She earned a reputation as a relentless individual when she held the center seat in Michigan Republican Party. Perhaps more importantly, though, she earned a healthy amount of admiration in the process.   For […]

ClassDojo: An Impactful Classroom and Community Builder

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

The parent-teacher app ClassDojo is a unique communication platform that enables and empowers a stronger connection between students, teachers, and parents. ClassDojo has set the intention to create a community as well as a positive environment within classrooms and schools. Before ClassDojo, parents and teachers communication was limited; the most common form of communication used […]

Sandy Chin And Her Summer Reading Program

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Sandy Chin is the founder of Tidal Bore Capital, and she has started a summer reading program at PS 11 in New York City. This is a program that she believes will get kids interested in reading, and she hopes that she can inspire kids to go further in school, go to college, and maybe […]

Lessons Learnt From Rocketship Education’s Personalized Learning Approach

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Traditionally, schools provide standardized content to all students. This situation has always been attributed to the difficulty at which some students learn. At the same time, such content slows down the learning abilities of super bright students. One school, Rosketship Education, has decided to abandon this universal approach to education by adopting the K-5 personalized […]

What is ClassDojo?

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

As a parent with a child in school, it is important to keep an open line of communication with their teacher throughout the year. Although it may seem simple enough, unfortunately work schedules and family events may interfere with the line of communication. ClassDojo is a new smartphone application available for all smartphone users to […]