Can Online Education Be Better Than Classroom Learning?

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  John Markoff, New York Times science writer, recently questioned the effectiveness of MOOCS (massive open online courses) in his article, “Measuring the Success of Online Education.” He explained that while large numbers of students are signing up for online Continue reading

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

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

[STORIFY] Photos and Tweets from our First Technapex Mixer & Panel

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Well, our first Mixer and Panel finally happened…and it went great!! We used Storify to give you the night’s highlights:¬†http://storify.com/Technapex/photos-and-tweets-from-technapex-s-first-mixer-and# Just a reminder, full video footage of the panel will be posted right here in about a week. Make sure Continue reading