Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

Tweetables

Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant to align 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

World of ClassCraft is the Coolest Educational Game Ever Made. Ever.

ClassCraft

You would be hard pressed to find a teenager (particularly a teenage boy) who would rather go to school than play video games. For many years, edtech developers have tried to leverage that very simple choice between school and games 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

Top 10 Technapex Posts of 2012

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There have been plenty of changes to education in 2012. We experienced the Year of the MOOC; companies strove to make textbooks both free and digital; blended learning and gaming in education were more popular than ever; Sal Khan became Continue reading

How Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013

Chris Proulx

Yesterday we linked to Hack Education’s series, which looks back on 2012′s top trends in edtech. Today we decided we’d look forward into 2013, and are sharing Forbes’ “5 Ways Technology Will Impact Higher Ed in 2013” article by Chris Continue reading

The Edtech Year in Review: Top 10 Trends of 2012

Hack Education

Over the past few weeks, Hack Education‘s Audrey Watters has created a series of posts on this year’s ”Top Ed-Tech Trends.” Before the end of the year, Watters plans on posting a total of 10 of the  top trends, and has Continue reading

Recap: Last Night’s “Open and Social Education” Meetup and Panel

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We’re thrilled to share our first New York City edtech meetup and panel, “Open and Social Education,” was a big hit! We want to extend a huge thanks to all participants and attendees who came to Wix Lounge last night Continue reading

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

Shakespeare

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

Knowmia: Connecting Students With Great Teachers

Knowmia

In school, there’s nothing more frustrating than sitting in class and trying to understand a teacher’s explanation of a concept that simply isn’t clicking. Whether it’s elementary school, high school, or college, that feeling of frustration is what causes many Continue reading