The Future of Learning: Excellent Short Film by Ericsson

FutureofEducation

As a part of their Networked Society Series, telecommunications company Ericsson has released an excellent short film called The Future of Learning. In it, professors and edtech thought leaders (including Coursera founder Daphne Koller) discuss the current education model and Continue reading

EdTech Startup, Clever, Raises $3 Million

logo-blue-reverse

Education tech startup, Clever, today announced they raised $3 million in seed funding from SV Angel, Mike Maples of Floodgate, SoftTech VC’s Jeff Clavier, Google Ventures (Kevin Rose), Bessemer Venture Partners, Mitch Kapor, Ben Parr and Ashton Kutcher. We’ve been Continue reading

Blackboard CEO Steps Down

BlackboardLogo

Blackboard CEO Michael Chasen has stepped down after helming the company for 15 years. The Washington Post reported on the industry development, onlinepharmacy-cialis pointing out that Chasen is now free to take on another venture or find a position at Continue reading

Samsung and Khan Academy Launch New Pilot Program

Samsung500

Samsung has announced a partnership with Khan Academy to begin a pilot program to provide classrooms with new Galaxy Note 10.1 tablets. In a press release, the company wrote that the two organizations are “committed to bringing a free, world-class Continue reading

Flying High for STEM Learning with the Blue Angels

Alex_560

What does the U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels have in common with the movement surrounding education technology? The comparison certainly isn’t immediately apparent, is it? UC Berkeley Professor of Astronomy Alex Filippenko was invited to fly in Continue reading

7 Tech Tools for Students with ADHD

Livescribe

This week is ADHD Awareness Week, which aims to help educate the public about ADHD facts and research, as well as highlight the stories of people of all ages who have ADHD. This year’s theme for the week is “The Continue reading

Thoughts on Handwriting

Cursive2

In the digital age, it’s no big secret that handwriting is falling by the wayside. When documents can be typed much faster and more easily than they can be printed or written, it doesn’t make sense to write anything longhand. Continue reading

Applying to College? Parchment Works in the Background

ParchmentLogo

Parchment is an education data company that champions its highly useful SaaS—or Software as a Service—platform to high schools that allows them to collect and digitalize education credentials and student records. Are you applying for colleges right now? Well 30 Continue reading