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Nick Grantham, Fractus Media - Fractus Learning

Nick Grantham

Biography: Nick Grantham

An Australian glaciating in Ireland, Nick Grantham is the Founder of Fractus Learning - a site dedicated to providing professional development for cutting edge educators. With a background in education, engineering and e-learning, he founded Fractus Learning to connect people with a shared passion for technology and how it can bring education to life.

Working closely with teachers, Fractus Learning publishes thoughts, strategies, insights and pain-points from cutting edge educators. This has given Nick a unique insight into what teachers look for in new technology and what the common failings are in products that don't succeed.

Twitter: @FractusLearning

Presentation: Are You Giving Teachers Blisters? - Finding the Right Fit for an EdTech Startup

Track: Rise of educational Technology Startups / Time: Tuesday 11:30 - 12:20 / Location: Effectenbeurszaal

Is your product a flashy, awkward pair of stilettos? Or is it the trusty pair of Converse you just can't wait to put on? With so much hype and excitement around technology "revolutionizing" education, tech is being shoehorned into the classroom with little regard for the fit. Whether a tool frees time to focus on teaching, or is an app to gamify euclidean geometry, the end goal must remain the same. To improve learning.

So, how do you measure up an educator's foot? And what can be done to ensure your product is the right fit?