Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Good Enough to Tweet

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Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex On #SXSWedu: Bill Gates: Education needs much more Continue reading

Global Education Conference Proposals Due Next Week

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The free online 2012 Global Education Conference is currently accepting proposals for topics. The deadline is October 15th, so get your submissions in soon! Please keep in mind that proposals must be global-minded and should focus on ideas, examples, or Continue reading

The Tabula Project Wants Your Support!

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Have you ever seen that YouTube video of the baby swiping and touching a magazine as if it was an iPad? The intuitive nature of tablet computers seems almost second nature to us these days, even to an infant. “Touching, Continue reading

Bring Your Own Device: Mobile Technology’s Place in the Classroom

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Mobile technology might work better when embraced by class teachers instead of outlawed by them. At least that’s the way schools like Avon Lake High School in Ohio see it. In January 2012, ALHS announced what it called BYOD—Bring Your Continue reading

Teaching Creativity and Innovation Rather than Memorization

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Jennifer Medbery recently posted an article on Fast Company‘s Co.Exist asserting that classrooms should teach children creativity and entrepreneurship. She notes that measuring students’ success is important but believes that “American classrooms are measuring the wrong thing.” With information widely Continue reading

Technapex EduTech Event Tonight

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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