Let’s Talk Edtech: Today’s Top News

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Welcome to your Thursday edition of “Let’s Talk Edtech!” 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 education and technology related. Have a Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet


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

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Good Enough to Tweet


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

New York City Considered EdTech Hotspot


It’s no secret that the Bay Area is a hotspot for tech and edtech startups, but the East Coast is now making its mark on the startup scene as well. In Tom Vander Ark’s article today in Education Week, he lists Continue reading

Forbes Asserts Education Innovation is Being Shaped Right Now

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The November 19th issue of Forbes features Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, on the cover. Michael Noer’s article delves into the evolving world of education and explores how Salman Khan built a successful nonprofit that reaches over 10 million 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

Who Is Going to Inspire Tutoring’s Possible Two Sigma Results?


Benjamin Bloom wrote a seminal 1984 paper commonly referred to as the “two sigma problem” for the outcome differences between one-on-one tutoring and group instruction, in which he identified the problem of any resource constrained environment: Can researchers and teachers devise Continue reading

Edutech News Source, EdSurge, Raises $400k

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EdSurge, an education tech news source, today announced they’ve raised $400,000 in a seed round from the Washington Post Co. and NewSchools Venture Fund, as well as other angel investors. EdSurge began as a weekly newsletter that included timely edutech Continue reading

Infographic: The Gamification of Education


Adaptive learning and education technology company Knewton published an infographic titled The Gamification of Education, drawing on sources from MIT’s Education Arcade. As Lisa Guernsey of Slate Magazine writes about her daughter’s obsession with Minecraft, it’s worth taking a look Continue reading