Google Releases Play for Education: App Store for Teachers

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Apple’s app store and its thousands of iOS education apps have long dominated the K-12 education market, but this may not be the case for long. Today at the sixth annual Google I/O event, the company announced their Google Play for Education, Continue reading

Tweetables: Weekly Edtech News Fit to Tweet


Technapex presents “Tweetables,” our roundup of the week’s top  #edtech articles that are good enough to tweet. Follow us on Twitter: @Technapex TED Teams Up with PBS on Ideas for Education @TEDTalks partners with @PBS to broadcast iconic TED talks on Continue reading

To B[YOD], or Not to B[YOD]?

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Cheesy title; I know, but what do you expect from a former dorky English teacher? (Though while I’m no longer an English teacher, the dorky part still stands.) We covered BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in the classroom several months back, and Continue reading

In Edtech, Solution to Digital Equity Remains to Be Seen

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In the education technology space, people are constantly talking about the latest device or technology tool used to improve student learning. And for good reason — there are constant changes in the space right now and a lot of justified Continue reading

Amplify Tablet for K12 Revealed at SXSWedu

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Exciting announcements from the SXSWedu conference abound this week! Tablets will always be a hot topic in edtech (particularly the discussion of Apple’s iPad as an  effective education tool, as evidenced this week in Mashable), but today all eyes are Continue reading

Top Hat Monocle Partners with Felicis, Adds $1.1M More in Funding

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TechCrunch recently reported that Top Hat Monocle raised an additional $1.1M from Felicis Ventures to add to existing funding. While the edtech company told TechCrunch they didn’t need the money, they explained they have been wanting to partner with Felicis, Continue reading

Guest Post: Technology in the Classroom – Where Is Our Future Headed?

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Today’s guest post is by Brian Burton, a children’s book enthusiast and online publisher for He discusses the future of education technology and digital learning in the classroom. Brian writes on the topics of reading and parenting. In the Continue reading

Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble Join Forces to Form an “Online Education Dream Team”

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Last week, Pearson, Microsoft, and Barnes & Noble announced a partnership that, according to the Wall Street cialis generic online Journal, have analysts saying the three companies are poised to become an “online education dream team.” Pearson will invest $89.5 Continue reading

Interview: Chocolapps on Educational Mobile Apps


We recently wrote about Chocolapps, a European edutainment company, that creates interactive e-books and apps for young children. We caught up with the Chocolapps team to learn more about their strategy and how their apps can help kids learn. Check Continue reading

5 Tech Tools Tablets Can Replace


Why should schools purchase half a dozen different tech tools that sit around classrooms, unused most of the time, when teachers and students can use a tablet to perform the very same functions those gadgets do? This is the argument Continue reading