World Mosaic tests a new cognitive development program for children. While cognitive skills development programs are often prescribed to children with special learning needs, international research shows cognitive development programs can assist all learners. Accordingly, World Mosaic commenced trials of a research-based cognitive assessment and development program in mainstream schools in Perth Australia. Called BrainWare, the program is delivered online to primary schools students over a 12-week period. Students have completed pre-assessments and are midstream with the intervention program. We…
NSW schools adopt mme moe teacher coaching app for professional learning. World Mosaic subsidiary, mme moe, is a coaching app company that works with schools to engage teachers in deeper professional learning. This month, two more NSW independent schools in regional NSW adopted mme moe, also undertaking mme moe’s 20-hour NESA-registered Reflective Teacher course. For further details, see: http://www.mme-moe.com/nsw-nesa.html. The mme moe approach is based on reflective practice, self-assessment, improvement planning and collegial coaching conversations framed in a growth mindset. The mme…
New Yahki storytelling platform goes live in Swedish. Yahki, a World Mosaic subsidiary, is a safe online storytelling and assignment creation tool where students and teachers learn by doing, creating and sharing their learning masterpieces. This month, Yahki was launched in the Swedish language to Nordic schools. Now available, Single Sign On, through Sweden’s most popular education eStore, Yahki helps each student develop their digital footprint in a safe, responsible environment. Yahki teaches the skills of research, content curation, feedback, judgement,…
Edtech pricing model seminars. World Mosaic founder, Mark Lamont, was guest presenter at an EduGrowth edtech pricing seminar series. EduGrowth is Australia’s leading edtech startup hub. In the sessions, Mr Lamont shared some of his experiences having co-developed pricing models for hundreds of SaaS and other edtech products across the globe over the past two decades. Find out more about EduGrowth at www.edugrowth.com
Globally, many large school systems struggle with single-vendor administration and learning platforms. Within jurisdictions of hundreds or thousands of schools, individual school needs vary, so a single monolithic system is not a good fit for all. World Mosaic’s government research and strategy arm, Gov, recently concluded a far-reaching international study of alternative market-based models for administration and learning platforms in the emerging world of microservices. See www.worldmosaic.co/gov With single-vendor platfrom projects, time is also an issue. By the time a…
World Mosaic has expanded its business analyst, product management and software development capability, establishing productive hubs in Atlanta USA, Chennai India and Sydney Australia. This operational expansion will enable World Mosaic to accelerate a number of commercialisation, localisation and cloud software product enhancement activities across the portfolio. Find out more about our edtech portfolio at http://worldmosaic.co/products/
World Mosaic’s US team ran seminars and meetings with US and international partners and customers at the ISTE edtech conference, held in Chicago this year. Mosaic met with ISTE officials and industry contacts, discussing global edtech distribution, edtech product efficacy measures and the limitations of education research models based on single test scores. Developments in AI and voice recognition were explored at the event along with new approaches to Computer Science education. Our team was also able to assess new…
World Mosaic business research and intelligence arm, Private, undertook research into NZ childcare policy trends, childcare provider product differentiation and the consolidation of the NZ childcare industry. The study identified significant market re-adjustment in the expanding Auckland childcare market. See www.worldmosaic.co/private
World Mosaic’s Chicago education team ran teacher professional learning sessions for teachers and principals across Chicago schools, unpacking the connection between cognitive development and literacy development. Participants looked below the surface into the cognitive domain, realizing academic literacy approaches are only the tip of the iceberg. The sessions developed blended learning strategies spanning cognitive development, literacy genres, gamified instruction, and praxis approaches to writing, reading, speaking and listening.
World Mosaic assisted Professor Peter Cuttance’s ongoing commercialisation of ProLearning, a school improvement platform. ProLearning enables schools and school systems to capture data from a wider range of sources to generate more holistic insights to assist teacher and school decision-making for improved learning. World Mosaic is developing ProLearning’s brand, market and investment strategies. See www.prolearning.co
World Mosaic is assisting a Sydney startup, Inkerz Pty Ltd with an investment round to match an Australian Government commercialisation grant. Simultaneously, World Mosaic is assisting Inkerz with product and market development in the US, Australia and Europe. Inkerz is the bridge between handwriting and eLearning, taking everyday pen and paper to the digital realm. World Mosaic met Inkerz through the EduGrowth edtech incubator World Mosaic sponsors. See www.inkerz.com
World Mosaic team members and a European partner met with St Louis school district leaders to conduct district Student Information System (SIS) needs analysis and trial standards-based assessment tools for Google Classroom. Our team also consulted with teachers, principals and curriculum leaders regarding Computer Science curriculum development requirements.
The Australian Export Council announced World Mosaic as NSW export award finalists. Over the past decade, most of Word Mosaic’s business has been export-related.
World Mosaic supports the 2017 UK NEN (National Education Network) Conference in Cardiff Wales, contributing to edtech broadband, safeguarding and Web services discussions. World Mosaic has a long association with the NEN and several associated RBCs, including WMNet.
mme moe teacher coaching app – providing Reach South Multi Academy Trust schools a refreshing new path to teacher development through reflective practice, a growth mindset and collegial engagement.
World Mosaic completed of a major Life Skills mobile learning project for Myanmar high schools. The project included the deployment of Yahki to create the first ever online community for Myanmar teacher collaboration on the themes of human rights, peace, communication, sustainable development leadership and sexuality. World Mosaic was comissioned by a major global education and culture NGO based in Paris.
Having assisted Australian cover teacher app company ClassCover in setting up its subsidiary TeacherIn in the UK, World Mosaic supported TeacherIn in a process to localise their software platform for school systems in Sweden, connecting qualified substitute teachers with schools in need of cover.
World Mosaic US team members demonstrated our social learning platform, Yahki and our teacher development app, mme moe. The team also presenting our WOW! Computer Science curriculum program to US schools and districts. ISTE is the USA’s largest edtech Conference.
Middle school students across Chicago’s south presented their local research projects to parents, staff and community leaders, showcasing their Computer Science skills, all part of World Mosaic’s WOW! Computer Science learning program. See www.worldmosaic.co/wow