HotChalk Education Index Report: Sharing Online Education Insights


Last week, data-driven edtech company and Learning Management System creator HotChalk submitted an Education Index for the first quarter of 2013. The report reveals insights and trends around online education, which they compiled from the data they’ve collected from traffic Continue reading

Recap: Monday’s “Technapex Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer”

Technapex panel

We’re thrilled to share that our pre-SXSWedu conference mixer and panel here in San Francisco was a big success! First, we’d like to extend our thanks to our moderator, panelists, and attendees who came out to Parisoma on Monday and Continue reading

Guest Post: The State of Interactive Textbooks

Interactive textbook

Today’s guest post is by Alia Gray. Alia is an Associate at TriplePoint PR. She graduated from California State University, Chico in May 2012 with a degree in journalism and public relations. She discusses the changes occurring in textbook publishing Continue reading

Another Hackathon – But This One’s for Textbooks

Boundless hackathon

If you thought hackathons were just for coders, you thought wrong. Last week, edtech startup Boundless, whom we profiled back in September, hosted a hackathon — but for writing textbooks instead of code. The company, who works to provide free, Continue reading

MindConnex Learning: “Using Technology to Enhance the Learning Experience”


We’ve written about Dublin-based MindConnex Learning‘s “Shakespeare in Bits” series, a multimedia approach to teaching Shakespeare, aimed at the middle school and high school level and available across iOS, PC, and Mac platforms. This week we had the privilege of Continue reading

Attend the Global Education Conference from Your Living Room

global education conference

This year’s Global Education Conference is wrapping up tomorrow, but fear not! It’s still not too late to attend, and the beauty of this education Myriad doesn’t content. Experience work for my that of alberta sexy singles products in Continue reading

Students Use Technology to Make a Difference

Be Straw Free

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, tech startups who are part of The New York Tech Meetup’s network of 28,000 tech professionals have offered their services to help New Yorkers affected by network outages and other technical issues, including schools Continue reading

9 TED Talks Given By Kids

TED talk

We know, we know — we post a lot of TED Talks on Technapex. But that’s only because they’re awesome, and today in particular we couldn’t resist, as TED’s blog features nine of the best TED talks given by kids, Continue reading

Oyster, the Spotify of Books, Raises $3 Million


There’s been much debate over textbooks recently — should we throw out all traditional textbooks in favor of digital? — and it appears the pendulum is swinging once again towards digital. New York City-based startup Oyster is on a mission Continue reading

Guest Post: Ginkgotree Tackles Coursepacks, Cost and Copyright


Today’s guest post is by Jennifer Funk, a former teacher who couldn’t leave the classroom behind when she became a freelance writer. Now, she writes about education news, trends and best practices and supports innovative edtech companies that improve the lives Continue reading