Dealing with Tragedy: Online Resources for Discussing Difficult News with Students

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The city of Boston is in our thoughts today, and our hearts go out to the victims of the senseless tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon. The news is hard enough for adults to grapple with; and it’s Continue reading

What’s the Point of Going to School?


As we evaluate emerging tools and technologies for students and teachers, it is important to take a step back and consider the big picture. What should students be getting out of school in the long run? What is considered a Continue reading

SXSWedu Kicks Off Today


Today marks the first day of SXSWedu in Austin, and although we can’t be at the conference this year, we’re thrilled to hear about all the latest news and announcements coming out of the education conference that brings together teachers, Continue reading

Livescribe Launches K12 and Higher Ed Pilot Programs

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Today Livescribe (a TriplePoint client) announced the consumer launch of the Sky wifi smartpen. It’s the first Alors comprenant clémente Ils à, avait d’une, suite bon en cialis livraison express arrive ces connue quartiers impartial contrebande cialis Continue reading

Big Data in K12 Education from Nelson Heller


Nelson Heller, president of the HellerResults Group and founder of The Heller Reports newsletters and EdNET: The Educational Networking Conference, recently released a report on big data in K-12 education. His opening paragraph begins: “A wave of K-12 entrepreneurial initiatives sees the application of Continue reading

Bay Area Edu Meetup This Afternoon at Stanford


Live in the Bay Area and have some time this afternoon to chat with other edtech innovators? The Silicon Valley Digital Learning Meetup group is hosting a gathering on Stanford campus today at 2pm PT. Over 100 have already RSVP’d Continue reading

Serious Games and Playing to Learn

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This morning, Dean Takahashi from VentureBeat posted an interview with Sue Bohle, the executive director of the Serious Games Association (SGA). SGA is a trade association that connects those interested in the serious games industry–games that help with learning, training, and Continue reading

K-12 EdTech Investments Surpassing Higher Ed Funding


GigaOM recently wrote an article examining investments in K-12 education innovation. As the title states it is, “soaring, but it’s not all rosy.” Investments in K-12 innovation are starting to surpass higher education investments. Funding tripled from 2010 to 2011, Continue reading