Grockit Raises $20M from Discovery

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This afternoon TechCrunch reported that Grockit raised $20M from media giant Discovery Communications as well as Summit Group, Atlas Venture, Benchmark Capital, Integral Capital Partners and GSV Capital Corp. The Technapex team sends our congratulations to the Grockit team! Grockit Continue reading

Pinning Educational Resources

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Pinterest: it’s not just for mini cupcake recipes and photos of bridesmaid dresses. As technology has taken academia by storm over the past few years, teachers are using social media websites more and more to engage with students and other Continue reading

A Facebook Connection With the Admissions Office

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Social media is useful for stalking people, but high school students have found something even better to stalk: prospective colleges. Two-thirds of the 7,000 high school students interviewed in a recent survey cialis coupon card reported using social media to Continue reading

Social Networks for Education You Should Know About

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Many educators are already using social media in their classrooms to better reach and teach students, including Donna Noll who we featured recently on Technapex. However, as more investments pour into the education tech scene, startups are starting to build Continue reading

Learnist: Collaborative Learning for Social Media Enthusiasts

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Social learning and test-prep company Grockit recently launched Learnist, a Pinterest-style learning website that allows users to collect and share educational content from around the web. The site is currently in beta form but you can request an invite to Continue reading