Can Online Education Be Better Than Classroom Learning?

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  John Markoff, New York Times science writer, recently questioned the effectiveness of MOOCS (massive open online courses) in his article, “Measuring the Success of Online Education.” He explained that while large numbers of students are signing up for online Continue reading

Union Square Ventures Offers Advice to Edtech Startups

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Fred Wilson, a managing partner at Union Square Ventures, has four key points he’d like to offer educators and entrepreneurs working in the edtech scene. Speaking to a group of edtech personalities, Wilson shared details about the role of venture Continue reading

Codecademy Invites Students and Teachers to Programming Clubs

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  Venture capitalist Fred Wilson, principal of Union Square Ventures is pretty proud of one of his portfolio darlings. Codeacademy, the online interactive platform that offers free classes in popular programming language, recently launched a new initiative called After School Continue reading