This article showcases our top picks for the best Maine based Education companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Education solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
What is EdTech?
Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, and educational theory and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation, EdTech, it is often referring to the industry of companies that create educational technology. (Source)
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Top Maine Education Companies
CourseStorm is impossibly simple online course registration software. Organizations offering courses can create a simple online catalog, upload courses, and begin taking registrations in just minutes.
Their students will have a friendly, usable website to browse, search, and register for course offerings.. .
KinoTek combines portable motion capture and machine learning in an intuitive, 3D interface deployable on the field of play. It is an innovative software utilizing Virtual Reality and Motion Capture Technology to change the way human movement analysis is approached and applied.
They are taking complex biomechanics data and simplifying the information to provide a simple visual representation. Their software is proven to increase the retention of skills, decrease the chance of injury, and improve overall athletic output.
KinoTek is governed by a sense of identity and commitment to the state of Maine and its communities, a passion for learning and growing with new information and technology, and an obligation to do things that matter them, to its users, and to anyone else that they can impact on their journey. The company was founded by Justin Hafner, David Holomakoff, and Patrick Breeding in 2018 and is based in Portland, Maine..
352 Medical Group
3fivetwo is a local organisation of trusted healthcare professionals, clinics and hospitals, providing excellence and choice in the diagnosis, education and treatment of all your health and well-being needs. Their mission is to become a world-class provider of healthcare solutions by putting their patients to the forefront of everything they do.
Their aim is to make the 3fivetwo Group the preferred choice for both patients and healthcare professionals.. .
Bristol Seafood providing responsibly-sourced and responsibly produced quality assured seafood. The company is committed to energizing its employees to reach the goals and objectives set by the company and enhance their personal safety and financial well-being.
They providing annual funding to aid in education and research directed at the seafood industry. Bristol Seafood was founded in 1992 and is based in Portland, Maine, United States..
St. Dominic Academy
Their High School Campus located in Auburn consists of grades 9 – 12. The High School academic year is divided into four quarters and two semesters.
Quarterly grades for the four quarters will be determined by a series of tests.. .
Holacode believes that talent is everywhere but opportunities are not. They exist to provide a bridge between potential tech talent with the opportunities.
They adopt a people-centered approach to transform talented individuals into software engineers, allowing us to tap into both Mexico’s growing tech sector and the global demand for bilingual, bicultural engineers.. .
PopTech is an annual social innovation conference. The non-profit, based in Brooklyn, NY and Camden, ME also provides fellowships to entrepreneurs with businesses that solve global, social and environmental problems.
The PopTech Ecomaterials Innovation Lab convened in July 2010 with a goal of fostering breakthroughs in next-generation, â€˜ultra-greenâ€™ ecological materials and industrial processes. A network of renowned materials scientists, sustainability experts, industrial ecologists and other key stakeholders explored the future of such materials and processes, and strategies for accelerating their adoption.
The Lab kicked off with a three-day summit at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in the New Research Building of Harvard Medical School in Boston, with discussions and research continuing in the ensuing months.
As part of PopTechâ€™s commitment to openness, insights generated by the Lab will be captured in various media and released to the public through a special open-source repository called the GreenXchange. Participation in PopTech Labs is by invitation only, and there is no registration fee.
Please email labs [at] poptech [dot] org if you are interested in learning more about participating in future Labs. Partners in convening the Ecomaterials Innovation Lab include Nike, the worldâ€™s leading designer of athletic shoes and apparel and already a leader in sustainable innovation via its Considered Design; and the University of Oregon..
Walch Education has launched the www.curriculumengine.com, the first object-oriented curriculum management tool in the cloud. We provide school districts and teachers with the tools and assets they need to control and customize their curriculum for delivery in class and remotely.
This facilitates collaboration and the dissemination of best practices, and free districts from the tyranny of “one size fits all” solutions. We work with some of the largest school districts in the country to enable tailored resources, and are in the process of scaling up to expand our footprint.
Importantly, with the patent-pending object-oriented architecture of the Curriculum Engine, we will will be able to correlate performance with instruction, enabling true data driven insights for the first time. .
Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
Founded in 1974, Bigelow Laboratory is an independent, non-profit organization with a primary focus on basic research of microbial processes affecting the productivity of the world’s oceans, coastal seas, and estuaries. From its beginning, the Laboratory has been distinguished by its spirit of scientific freedom and a tradition of open, interdisciplinary collaboration, mentorship, and entrepreneurship.
We have developed multiple learning and research affiliations with institutions of higher learning locally, nationally and worldwide.. .
High Touch Courses
High Touch Courses is a game-ified online course system teaching programming and other IT skills. – Redefine the technology recruiting space and become “Moneyball” for IT recruitment: U.S.
corporations spend $72B/yr recruiting talent, only to fall short of hiring targets each year. They measure sought-after skills, such as programming knowledge, speed, and accuracy, helping recruiters find better talent faster.
– Reduce attrition in online education platforms from 75% to 25%: Online courses are boring & have high attrition rates. They’re changing that by making their courses feel like a game..
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Wells Reserve at Laudholm is a National Estuarine Research Reserve with its headquarters listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve works to expand knowledge about coasts and estuaries, engage people in environmental learning, and involve communities in conserving natural resources, all with a goal of protecting and restoring coastal ecosystems around the Gulf of Maine.
Wells Reserve funding comes primarily from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Laudholm Trust, a member-supported 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.. .
TechMaine, the Technology Association of Maine, is the statewide trade association for Maine’s technology industries. TechMaine supports its members by serving as the leading resource and advocate for Maine technology-reliant companies, bringing together technology, community, and education to enhance career opportunities, increase workforce development, and support rich economic growth in the state of Maine.
TechMaine enhances the technology sectors through programs designed to increase awareness of the industry, develop community, industry perception and workforce development. Since 1992, TechMaine has been an advocate and a resource base for Maine’s technology industry.
As an advocate, TechMaine has succeeded in passing legislation to assist the industry. As a resource, TechMaine supplies information, educational programs and services for its members.
TechMaine is dedicated to growing the industry by creating a constructive and stimulating environment.. .
Fun Practice Chinese
Fun Practice Chinese is an online educational platform with tools that facilitate learning and teaching Chinese language. It presents the language from its base and explains structures of complex conversations to beginners; offers explanations in Spanish to Western students; provides Chinese schools and teachers with a tool to plan classes and collaborate with their students; and serves parents with a tool which enables them measure the program’s performance on their children, without studying the language.
Registered users get access to lessons and videos which introduce the Chinese language from a beginner level to the equivalent of two years of study; vocabulary practice materials and interactive games; and videos where grammar contents of the Chinese language is taught colloquially. Fun Practice Chinese was launched in 2008..
This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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