Understanding Dyslexia with “Try Being Me”


Yesterday CBBC, the BBC site for children, featured a special series called My Dyslexic Mind on their Newsround blog. The series was directed toward students in an effort to educate them about the learning disability. Newsround also posted a guide to Continue reading

Another Hackathon – But This One’s for Textbooks

Boundless hackathon

If you thought hackathons were just for coders, you thought wrong. Last week, edtech startup Boundless, whom we profiled back in September, hosted a hackathon — but for writing textbooks instead of code. The company, who works to provide free, Continue reading

Teaching Digital Citizenship


With the ever-increasing popularity of the use of social media and technology in schools, education has become more public than ever. Teachers can flip their classrooms and post lectures and pencasts to public websites, share resources online, and chat with Continue reading

Report: Schools Need to Shift from Textbooks to Digital Instructional Materials Within Five Years


Here on Technapex we’ve covered the shift higher education is starting to make in moving away from the traditional textbook model toward digital textbooks and other OERs. Now, it appears that K-12 may not be far behind. Yesterday the State Continue reading

CEO of Boundless On the Problem With Textbooks: “They’re Not Built For Students”


For college students, the beginning of a new semester marks new classes, professors, classmates, and schedules, but with those changes comes an unavoidable process many  have come to dread: textbook buying. Textbook buying season means lines out the door of Continue reading