Let’s Talk Edtech: Today’s Top News

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Welcome to your Thursday edition of “Let’s Talk Edtech!” Each day on Technapex, we’ll be assembling and posting the top edtech news of the week to keep you in the loop of all things education and technology related. Have a Continue reading

StraightAce: A Mobile App To Help Math Students Stay Ahead

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With American students falling increasingly behind in their mathematical proficiency, teachers and parents are turning to the power of games to help turn the trend around. Benesse, a Japanese education giant, has joined the cause with the introduction of StraightAce, Continue reading

Teaching a Distracted Generation to Focus

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In the course of researching this post, my phone vibrated seven times. I checked Facebook three times and my email twice. An article that should have taken me at most ten minutes to read took me double that. Needless to Continue reading

Edutopia Offers Guide for Mobile Devices in the Classroom

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Edutopia has produced a new 10-page PDF guide to mobile learning in the classroom. Teachers can download the Google-sponsored guide to learn more about how the use of tablets, e-readers and smartphones are changing the classroom environment and engaging students Continue reading

Guest Post: Tech in the College Classroom

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Today’s guest post is by Claire Perlman, who is a senior at UC Berkeley and is majoring in English literature. She worked at her college’s student newspaper, The Daily Californian, for two years as a science reporter and news editor. Continue reading

Connecting Apps and Education [Infographic]

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We at Technapex are huge fans of educational apps (check out our 50 apps for lifelong learners post), and we’re pleased to report that the numbers of students jumping on the app train continue to grow. Today we’re featuring an infographic on Continue reading

Bring Your Own Device: Mobile Technology’s Place in the Classroom

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Mobile technology might work better when embraced by class teachers instead of outlawed by them. At least that’s the way schools like Avon Lake High School in Ohio see it. In January 2012, ALHS announced what it called BYOD—Bring Your Continue reading