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

Let’s Talk Edtech: Today’s Top News

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Welcome to your Tuesday 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 pharmacy review course online you in the loop of all things education and 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

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

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

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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 TED Teams Up with PBS on Ideas for Education @TEDTalks partners with @PBS to broadcast iconic TED talks on Continue reading

Instructional Video Platform for Spanish Speakers, TareasPlus, Launches New Educational Exchange

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How long does it take a student to learn how to multiply fractions, solve quadratic equations or balance chemical reactions? Well, that varies from student to student, and while it may take one student 10 minutes to master a Die Continue reading

HotChalk Education Index Report: Sharing Online Education Insights

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Last week, data-driven edtech company and Learning Management System creator HotChalk submitted an Education Index for the first quarter of 2013. The report reveals insights and trends around online education, which they compiled from the data they’ve collected from traffic Continue reading