Funding Galore for Publishers, District Data Platforms and More: Today’s Edtech News


Welcome to your Wednesday edition of our daily news roundup! Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things education and technology related. Have Continue reading

Hakitzu Lets You Fight Robots with Other Robots and Learn Coding, Too


Educational game company Kuato Studios has unveiled its first coding game for kids called Hakitzu: Code of the Warrior. The game pits giant robots whose motions are controlled by increasingly sophisticated JavaScript commands against each other in a battle arena. Continue reading

iPad Helps Special Education Students Learn, Communicate


In another example of special education teachers using iPads and other tablets to help their students express themselves in the classroom, one New York teacher has tested around 900 apps to teach her students a variety of skills. Vicki Windman, Continue reading

Educational Apps Don’t Go Beyond ABCs


Education has taken on a new dimension with the advent of interactive apps and e-books— or at least it should have. But literacy experts are arguing that the most popular education apps do little to promote real reading comprehension in Continue reading

MindSnacks Launches on iPad, Changes Look and Games


We here at Technapex love what MindSnacks, the leading developer of mobile education games, is doing in education, so we wanted to post an update on what they’ve been up to the past few months. Yesterday they announced updates to Continue reading

StraightAce: A Mobile App To Help Math Students Stay Ahead


With American students falling increasingly behind in their mathematical proficiency, teachers and parents are turning to the power of games to help turn the trend around. Benesse, a Japanese education giant, has joined the cause with the introduction of StraightAce, Continue reading

Guest Post: Six Awesome NYC Mobile Learning Tech Startups

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Today’s guest blogger, Jillian Terry, is a former teacher who writes about education-related topics. She is especially interested in how technology is shaping the future of education. You can read more from Jillian at The recent rise in mobile Continue reading

Guest Post: 5 Great Educational Apps for Kids


Today’s guest blogger, Liam Ohm, writes about technology for kids. He highly recommends using Alpha Wire as a way to protect your electrical equipment and help keep your children safe. There are many great educational apps now available for kids, Continue reading

Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps


We recently wrote about Chocolapps, a European edutainment company, that creates interactive e-books and apps for young children. We caught up with the Chocolapps team to learn more about their strategy and how their apps can help kids learn. Check Continue reading

Chocolapps Creates Interactive E-Books for Kids


Navigating the App Store can be daunting, especially when you’re looking for kid-appropriate, educational apps and games. The space is getting crowded and it can be hard to sort through the noise. We recently checked out apps created by Chocolapps Continue reading