#Edchat: The Rising Popularity of Twitter Among Educators


2012 was the year I was introduced to Twitter. (What can I say, I’m always a bit slow to hop on the latest social media trend train.) Mastering the art of tweeting 140-character messages both for myself and for Technapex 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

College Offers Major in Social Media


Social media has made its way into the classroom, illicitly at first, but more and more with teachers’ approval. But it has received its biggest endorsement yet at Newberry College in South Carolina, where starting next year, students can major Continue reading

Last Chance to Get Tickets for Technapex NYC EdTech Event Tonight

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This is your last chance to get tickets for our edtech event tonight in New York. Ticket sales close at 2 p.m. EST today. For those of you who already have tickets, we’re looking forward to meeting you in person Continue reading

Teaching a Distracted Generation to Focus


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

First-Ever Twitter Fiction Festival: Future of Digital Storytelling?


Writing, especially writing fiction, is hard. Past teachers and professors told me that, and I used to tell that to my students. And I’m only talking about the old-fashioned kind: staring off into space for hours as you curse your Continue reading

Tweetables: This Week’s Top News That’s Good Enough to Tweet


Haven’t been keeping up with your edtech news lately? Fear not! Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top shareable #edtech articles. Be sure to follow us on Twitter too! @Technapex How Teachers Will Use E-Readers to Catch Cheaters Teachers Continue reading

Attend the Global Education Conference from Your Living Room

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This year’s Global Education Conference is wrapping up tomorrow, but fear not! It’s still not too late to attend, and the beauty of this education Myriad doesn’t content. Experience http://openva.org/xilar/free-information-about-dating-women/ work for my that of alberta sexy singles products in Continue reading

Announcing Technapex NYC EdTech Event: Open and Social Education

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We’re thrilled to announce our next Technapex event! After hosting two sold-out events in San Francisco, we’re holding our next event in New York City to bring together the edtech community on the east coast. Tickets are limited. To purchase Continue reading

Social Media a Factor in College Admissions


Making your Facebook profile private isn’t a sure way to hide your darkest secrets from the public eye anymore. College applicants have learned this the hard way in recent years. As more and more high school students record their lives Continue reading