MOOC Madness Reflection: A Student’s View from Inside UC Berkeley

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After attending the Technapex’s MOOC Madness event last Monday, I found myself both excited about the potential MOOCs have to expand the reach of higher education, as well as slightly sore about some of the assumptions that were made about Continue reading

Computers Can’t Help Close the Rich-Poor Education Gap

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Between 2008 and 2010, the state of California gave out computers to more than 1,100 sixth to tenth grade students across central California. The idea was to test an ongoing concern in 21st century education: kids without computers at home Continue reading

Cardinal Online: Stanford University and edX Announce New Collaboration

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Add another school to team edX. Less than a month after releasing of their XBlock SDK on the path to genericcialis-2getrx.com becoming a fully open source online learning platform, Stanford has announced that they will be collaborating with cialis to Continue reading

To B[YOD], or Not to B[YOD]?

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Cheesy title; I know, but what do you expect from a former dorky English teacher? (Though while I’m no longer an English teacher, the dorky part still stands.) We covered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the classroom several months back, and Continue reading

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,” cialis free trial our roundup of levitra dosage the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex Special K: Don’t Continue reading

The Digits: Rocking Out to Math Through Music, Video, and Games

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Entrepreneur Scotty Iseri had an a-ha moment as he watched his three-year-old niece (one of nine nieces and nephews he has in all) try to engage with Elmo on Sesame Street, whom she was watching on a television set. This Continue reading

Professors, Faculty Leaders Weigh in on MOOCs

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Last week, California senator Darrel Steinberg introduced a bill that would allow the state’s public universities (the UCs and Cal State schools) to award credit for certain MOOCs taken online. I consider this a great step forward for the California Continue reading

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

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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

Teacher Tank: Edtech Companies Face Panel of “Teacher Sharks” at SF Meetup

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I recently became obsessed with “Shark Tank,” the reality show where entrepreneurs pitch their (supposedly) million-dollar ideas and nascent companies to a panel of “sharks,” high-profile investors who decide whether or not they want to invest in the small companies Continue reading

Minerva Project’s Non-Profit Mission: Make Quality Higher Education Affordable

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The Minerva Project, the online university that hopes to rival the Ivy League as a top-tier school, today announced they have created a non-profit arm in order to make tuition affordable and to recruit top-tier professors. The company, who announced Continue reading