Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps

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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

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s 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 How Teachers Will Use E-Readers to Catch Cheaters Teachers Continue reading

Oyster, the Spotify of Books, Raises $3 Million

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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 to Continue reading

Guest Post: Highlighter and 20 Million Minds Foundation Partnership Delivers First, Free Student-Faculty Interactive Textbook

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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

iPad Alternatives for College Students: Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD

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In those classrooms and schools lucky enough to have them, iPads remain the most popular tablet computers in education. But ever since Steve Jobs—may he rest in peace—debuted the innovational device, competitors like Google and Amazon have been offering their Continue reading

If Your School’s History Books Don’t Mention 9/11, It’s Time to Go Digital

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Parents of students attending John F. Kennedy Middle School in New York are outraged with school officials after their kids brought home decade-old textbooks filled with all manners of graphic inscriptions and illustrations. It’s not exactly all that surprising, is Continue reading