New Panelist Announced: OER Commons to Appear Alongside Junyo, OpenStax College

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Our edtech mixer Revision Ready is coming up in just a few short weeks! The event will take place on Thursday, October 10 from 6:30-9 p.m. at our very own TriplePoint San Francisco office at 115 Sansome Street. Have you Continue reading

OpenStax Is Making Quality Textbooks for Students, and They’re Not Charging a Cent

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In the textbook publishing world, the adoption cycle works as follows: big textbook companies try to convince professors to adopt cialispharmacy-onlinetop.com their textbooks for the courses they teach. Once adopted, students must purchase said textbooks, which cost, on average, around Continue reading

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

Knowmia: Connecting Students With Great Teachers

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In school, there’s nothing more frustrating than sitting in class and trying to understand a teacher’s explanation of a concept that simply isn’t clicking. Whether it’s elementary school, high school, or college, that feeling of frustration is what causes many Continue reading

Guest Post: Highlighter and 20 Million Minds Foundation Partnership Delivers First, Free Student-Faculty Interactive Textbook

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Today’s guest post is by Jennifer Funk, a former teacher who couldn’t leave the classroom behind when she became a freelance writer. Now, she writes about education news, trends and best practices and supports innovative edtech companies that improve the lives Continue reading

Educreations Co-Founder on Raising Money in EdTech Startup Scene

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This week Educreations announced they secured a $2.2 million funding round from Accel Partners and NewSchools Venture Fund. We caught up with one of the co-founders, Wade Roberts, to learn more about the success of their Educreations Interactive Whiteboard app Continue reading