STEM, Crowdsourcing Experiments and iOS Wish Lists: Today’s Edtech News

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Welcome donde venden viagra en mexico to your Monday edition of our daily news roundup! Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things Continue reading

News and Highlights from ISTE 2013

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ISTE is upon us once again! Educators and edtechies alike are gathering this week in San Antonio, Texas for the annual International Society for Technology in Education conference, one of the largest edtech conferences in the world. This year, more Continue reading

HP and Apple Vie for State-Wide Adoption of Laptops in Maine Schools; HP Triumphs

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Maine, the only state in the country who provides laptops to each and every student within its public schools, has chosen Hewlett Packard to be its preferred vendor under the Maine Learning My wife. Behind it works looks raised excellent Continue reading

Announcing MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education

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Join us at Runway SF (a new incubator and event space on 1355 Market Street, 4th floor — inside the Twitter building) on Monday, May 20 from 6:30-9 p.m. for MOOC Madness: Technapex’s Panel on Online Education. We’re thrilled to announce Continue reading

HotChalk Education Index Report: Sharing Online Education Insights

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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

Minerva Project Wants to Award Excellent Educators

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Currently the United States is facing a shortage of educators, but in a field where pay is low and rigid bureaucratic systems can inhibit innovation and creativity, many bright young graduates have taken their talents to more lucrative and dynamic Continue reading

New State-Led Science Standards Prioritize Real-World Applications

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Math and literature teachers are working to adopt the Common Core State Standards into their curricula; now, K-12 science teachers across 26 states will begin to adopt new science standards into their lesson plans as well. The long-anticipated and state-led Continue reading

Meograph Releases First Paid License for Educators

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Storytelling in the classroom has all kinds of benefits for students. Not only do students love to listen to their teachers read and tell interesting stories, but encouraging students to create their own enhances skills across all subjects, including verbal 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,” 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

MOOCs Aren’t Perfect, But Neither Are Offline Courses

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With all the MOOC madness in higher education, I often wonder and worry about putting education online. I mean, the California State Universities, the world’s largest university system, are essentially experimenting (with public funds!) with the MOOC format by putting Continue reading