[STORIFY] Photos and Tweets from our First Technapex Mixer & Panel

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Well, our first Mixer and Panel finally happened…and it went great!! We used Storify to give you the night’s highlights: http://storify.com/Technapex/photos-and-tweets-from-technapex-s-first-mixer-and# Just a reminder, full video footage of the panel will be posted right here in about a week. Make sure Continue reading

Technapex EduTech Event Tonight

Techanpex EduTech will be at Roe tonight in SF

Less than 7 hours until the Technapex EduTech event tonight! We’re looking forward to a discussion with education tech entrepreneurs of InstaEDU, Grockit, Piazza, and Subtext led by Josh Constine of TechCrunch. Panelists will be talking about how new technology Continue reading

[INFOGRAPHIC] Our Future Demands STEM

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As a student at Cal, it feels like every other person I meet is majoring in something related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). So when I came across this infographic created by Microsoft, I was very surprised at Continue reading

Sokikom Gets Kids Excited About Math

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We attended the ed-tech meetup at Citizen Space and were impressed by Snehal’s presentation on Sokikom. Funded by the Department of Education, Sokikom offers a social learning math game. Students can collaborate on teams or compete against each other. Sokikom Continue reading

TED-Ed on YouTube

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Last year, the TED organization announced TED-Ed, an initiative to create shorter form TED videos for young students to learn about different topics such as science or language. Today, TED-Ed has created a YouTube channel where students can start watching Continue reading

Wired Differently

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The Pew Research Center’s survey results on technology’s effect on the next generation were posted last week. The online survey of technology insiders, critics, and students taken at the end of 2011 didn’t reveal anything too surprising. 55% agreed with Continue reading

Professor Ratings Sites Assist Higher Education Experiences

Professor Ratings

We all know the story about grades – student takes class, student studies and completes assignments (hopefully), student gets a grade from the instructor – but what if we put that story in reverse? That’s exactly what college ratings sites Continue reading

Join us for the Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel on March 28th

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Join us on March 28th from 6pm – 8pm at Roe (651 Howard Street, San Francisco) for the Technapex EduTech Mixer & Panel:  Digital Content and Changing the Way Students Learn. To purchase a ticket, visit: http://technapex-edutech-mixer.eventbrite.com We’re bringing together Continue reading

Rob Hayes from First Round Capital on the Education Tech Scene…and “Reading Rainbow”

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Last night, we attended a RocketSpace event where Duncan Logan interviewed investor Rob Hayes from First Round Capital. Rob talked about companies First Round has invested in, including Mint.com, UberCab, UrbanSitter and Fab.com. When the conversation was opened up the Continue reading