Serve up Some YouTube EDU This Summer

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The lazy days of summer are upon us, and as fourth of July approaches, that means only one thing for students: school’s out! While the much-discussed summer slide teachers and parents worry students will experience may very well be a Continue reading

Do Students No Longer Know How to Write?

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According to creative writing professor Verlyn Klinkenborg, who raised the headline’s question in his recent New York Times piece “The Decline and Fall of the English Major,” the answer is a resounding yes. While today’s students can reword and metastasize Continue reading

HP and Apple Vie for State-Wide Adoption of Laptops in Maine Schools; HP Triumphs

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Maine, the only state in the country who provides laptops to each and every student within its public schools, has chosen Hewlett Packard to be its preferred vendor under the Maine Learning Technology Initiative. Now, more than 70,000 students will Continue reading

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

MOOC Madness Reflection: A Student’s View from Inside UC Berkeley

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After attending the Technapex’s MOOC Madness event last Monday, I found myself both excited about the potential MOOCs have to expand the reach of higher education, as well as slightly sore about some of the assumptions that were made about Continue reading

Let’s Talk Edtech: Today’s Top News

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Welcome to your Monday 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

Junyo Disrupts K-12 Market with Introduction of EdLights

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Innovative Market Intelligence Platform for K-12 Publishers and Suppliers Delivers Unique and Actionable Insights About Districts and Schools WASHINGTON, DC– Jun 3, 2013 – CIC 2013 – Junyo, [and TriplePoint client], a pioneer in developing data-centric solutions with the power Continue reading

NYC Schools Gap App Challenge Winners Announced

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Today, New York City’s Department of Education announced the winners of their Gap App Challenge, an initiative created to encourage New York’s tech community to develop innovative apps and games that specifically help improve middle school student math outcomes, or Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet

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Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex Khan Academy to Focus on Common Core Math with Private Grant @KhanAcademy receives $2.2M private grant to align Continue reading

The MOOC to End All MOOCs, and Other MOOC News

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We’re pleased to share that last night’s MOOC Madness panel on online education was a big hit! Our stellar panelists each brought their own interesting insights and unique perspectives to the discussion, and we want to thank all of our Continue reading