Full Length Video from MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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The madness continues! For those of you who missed our MOOC Madness panel on online education or simply want to relive it, you can now watch the full-length video recap. The event, hosted by TriplePoint and Technapex, took place on Monday, Continue reading

NYC Schools Gap App Challenge Winners Announced

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Today, New York City’s Department of Education announced the winners of their Gap App Challenge, an initiative created to encourage New York’s tech community to develop innovative apps and games that specifically help improve middle school student math outcomes, or Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant to align Continue reading

Video Highlights from MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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We don’t want to stop the madness just yet — that’s why we’re posting video highlights of Monday’s MOOC Madness panel on online education to our blog today. The event, hosted by TriplePoint and Technapex, included a panel discussion on Continue reading

The MOOC to End All MOOCs, and Other MOOC News

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We’re pleased to share that last night’s MOOC Madness panel on online education was a big hit! Our stellar panelists each brought their own interesting insights and unique perspectives to the discussion, and we want to thank all of our Continue reading

Computers Can’t Help Close the Rich-Poor Education Gap

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Between 2008 and 2010, the state of California gave out computers to more than 1,100 sixth to tenth grade students across central California. The idea was to test an ongoing concern in 21st century education: kids without computers at home Continue reading

Tonight! MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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We couldn’t be more excited for our fantastic mixer and panel tonight! MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education is a happy hour event to discuss the recent hype around MOOCs and online education in higher education. The MOOC Madness Continue reading

Georgia Tech Now Offers A Computer Science Master’s Degree Online

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Just in time for Technapex’s upcoming MOOC Madness event, Georgia Tech announced on Tuesday that they will offer a master’s degree in computer science that can be earned entirely through online courses. To receive credit for the master’s, you’ll need Continue reading

Google Releases Play for Education: App Store for Teachers

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Apple’s app store and its thousands of iOS education apps have long dominated the K-12 education market, but this may not be the case for long. Today at the sixth annual Google I/O event, the company announced their Google Play for Education, Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top  #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex TED Teams Up with PBS on Ideas for Education @TEDTalks partners with @PBS to broadcast iconic TED talks on Continue reading