Direct observation and feedback
is a key lever for educator
improvement, but it's extremely
resource intensive to do in person
Edthena brings observation and
feedback online through recorded
videos and specialized
Edthena enables creative models for improvement
Aggregate demand and provide expert coaching from afar
Use videos as exemplars and design focused learning events for groups
Teams can observe each other in true networked improvement communities
Set and track next steps from reflection experiences
Next step goals
Edthena solves limitations of in-person observations
Video allows teachers to observe themselves and have access to the same information as the observer
Observation online creates a safe and separate space meant for feedback and improvement
Different from evaluation
Video allows multiple people - including the teacher - to interact with the same evidence
Observe many times
Video avoids the presence of other adults who impact student behavior
Truer student behaviors
Edthena makes implementing video easy
Users have control over who sees their content and when
Safe and secure
Making things easy to use for any educator with any level of tech skills is our priority
All aspects of the process are tailored to the particulars of being an educator
All users get personalized help from the Edthena team
Edthena maximizes impact through cost savings
No up-front investment or ongoing maintenance
Software as service
Edthena enables anywhere, anytime video uploading and video watching
Right time and place
Edthena will work with nearly any video camera - even the ones you already own
Coaches get to coach by skipping activities not directly related to educator improvement
Increase efficiency and output
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Edthena is a safe place for help without worry that videos will be used in an evaluative manner. There can be expectations for follow-through, but what’s tracked for accountability purposes is the collaboration process itself. It’s like formative assessment rather than summative.
Edthena works well in any context – from school of education to public school. Rather than expensive customizations for individual partners, our features are carefully designed to accommodate a variety of coaching styles and content.
Some of the organizations we've worked with:
Edthena was born from on-the-ground experience with challenges accessing and providing the right types of support at the right times. As an organization, we are rooted in the perspectives of being an educator. This informs everything we do from feature design to client partnerships. We fundamentally believe that technology can and should play a part in affecting positive change in the education system.
Adam Geller is a certified science teacher and secondary school principal. After leaving the classroom, Adam joined the national strategy team of Teach For America where he helped design a technology platform to improve training new teachers. Adam is a recent Education Ventures fellow at the Kauffman Foundation and also the founder of Teach For Us.
David Weldon is a seasoned CTO who brings twelve years of professional experience ranging from natural language processing to web development. His previous startup, Sendori, was sold to Ask.com. David has a masters degree in computer engineering and an MBA.
We’re working daily to transform the process of online collaboration and coaching for educators.
If you’re passionate about making a difference in the world, you might be a great fit for our team.
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