Guest Post: Six Awesome NYC Mobile Learning Tech Startups

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Today’s guest blogger, Jillian Terry, is a former teacher who writes about education-related topics. She is especially interested in how technology is shaping the future of education. You can read more from Jillian at The recent rise in mobile Continue reading

Teaching Environmental Responsibility with Rescue Reef

Rescue Reef

When I was a little kid,  I was obsessed with FernGully: The Last Rainforest, a movie from the early 90s with a strong environmental message. I saw the movie for the first time when I was four, and my siblings and I Continue reading

Duck Duck Moose Secures $7 Million for Apps for Kids

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Duck Duck Moose today announced they secured $7 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital and Lightspeed Venture Partners, along with Stanford University. The San Francisco-based startup creates educational mobile apps for children and has released fourteen apps to date. Founded Continue reading

Finding Top Learning Apps for Kids with YogiPlay


The app marketplace is crowded and it can be tough to find trusted and effective educational apps for kids. Educational apps for kids must strike a fine balance of being both educational but also fun. Parents don’t want to drop Continue reading