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Insights and opinions from subject matter experts and veterans in the EdTech industry. 

February 7, 2018

Once upon a time – not that long ago, actually, the education publishing world was in predictable order and all the education publishers flourished. With a captive market and minimal competition, these publishers lived happily for a very long time.

But, all was not as happy as it seemed. One day, the breaking point was reached and their captive market (called students), stood up and called foul pla...

January 11, 2018

This is the month where we see a lot of predictions for the coming year.  These predictions often center around emerging trends – or what the person making the predictions thinks is a trend.  I always find this curious, since trends – by definition – take place over a number of months and years. 

Trends seem to come and go these days, with only a few seeming to really stick. 

A few years b...

December 1, 2017

Marking our second Silicon Valley exit, Good Harbor Partners is thrilled that one of our clients, Motion Math, has recently been acquired by Curriculum Associates.  With this acquisition, the Motion Math team has found a home that will provide them with platform and resources to fulfill their goals of advancing student learning. Motion Math’s visually appealing and adaptive learning games are lead...

October 10, 2017

Can the democratization of the U.S. Education system be the long-term cure for today’s education crisis in the U.S.? My answer is probably yes, if it leads to providing broader access to better jobs, through relevant education at a lower cost. But before going into more detail, I need to briefly define the terms, “Education Crisis” and “Democratization” in the context of this post.

September 27, 2017

Yesterday, participants in LearnLaunch Accelerator’s Demo Day heard the news first: In addition to my "day job" as Managing Partner of Good Harbor Partners, I am proud to accept the role as LearnLaunch’s new Chairman - creating synergies and shared goals that benefit the edtech industry. I was one of the original co-founders of LearnLaunch, and am proud of the organization’s success and...

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