Google Releases Play for Education: App Store for Teachers

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Apple’s app store and its thousands of iOS education apps have long dominated the K-12 education market, but this may not be the case for long. Today at the sixth annual Google I/O event, the company announced their Google Play for Education, Continue reading

Top Hat Monocle Partners with Felicis, Adds $1.1M More in Funding

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TechCrunch recently reported that Top Hat Monocle raised an additional $1.1M from Felicis Ventures to add to existing funding. While the edtech company told TechCrunch they didn’t need the money, they explained they have been wanting to partner with Felicis, Continue reading

Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps

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We recently wrote about Chocolapps, a European edutainment company, that creates interactive e-books and apps for young children. We caught up with the Chocolapps team to learn more about their strategy and how their apps can help kids learn. Check Continue reading

Chocolapps Creates Interactive E-Books for Kids

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Navigating the App Store can be daunting, especially when you’re looking for kid-appropriate, educational apps and games. The space is getting crowded and it can be hard to sort through the noise. We recently checked out apps created by Chocolapps Continue reading

Launchpad Toys Research Study Results: App Boosts Student Creativity

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At a time when standardized tests get a lot of attention, it’s comforting to know that there are entrepreneurs out there who believe in the power of narrative and fight to preserve students’ imaginations. Launchpad Toys, the edutech startup that Continue reading

Finding Top Learning Apps for Kids with YogiPlay

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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

Three Mobile Apps for College Students

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This week on TechCrunch, Jordan Crook, shared five back-to-school mobile apps that college students should download. Here are a few of them below to help you manage your day-to-day workload and schedule…any other must-have apps you’d recommend? We want to Continue reading

MindSnacks Announces $6.5 Million Funding from Sequoia

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MindSnacks today announced they’ve raised $6.5 million from Sequoia Capital to continue making educational mobile games. MindSnacks games have over 4 million downloads to date and they will use the new funding to continue to make games for SAT prep Continue reading