Journalist Betsy Corcoran, founder and CEO of EdSurge, began writing about education technology after a long career that included stints at Scientific American magazine, the Washington Post and Forbes. "There's not a bigger, better or more fascinating challenge right now than figuring out how people learn," Corcoran said. "How do you build tools that really correspond to the needs of the teachers and students?"
Watch her make her best case for why America’s top talent should choose rewarding careers in the education sector, share her favorite resources, and talk about the best leadership advice she received.
Check out her toolkit here: http://bit.ly/18oSdmk
Activate ED will be releasing the remaining nine videos, accompanied by links to education expert’s top resources, over the upcoming months.
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