Advice from an Entreprenuer to Students: Don’t Drop Out of College

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A twenty-something Silicon Valley entrepreneur has offered some words of wisdom to young, aspiring entrepreneurs: don’t drop out of school to pursue your startup. The startup can wait until after you graduate. Christian Yang, Stanford graduate and co-founder of Y Combinator Continue reading

Customized Websites for Teachers from Wix

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Our upcoming Technapex EdTech Panel and Mixer is just around the corner (you can get tickets here) and will be hosted at the Wix Lounge in New York. It turns out that Wix is more than just a free co-working Continue reading

What Tech Entrepreneurs Want from Obama

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Yesterday we recapped Obama’s views on education, looking back at some of his speeches on the campaign trail. Today, we’re taking a look at what tech entrepreneurs want from Obama over the next four years. Michael Copeland from Wired posted Continue reading

Obama for Four More Years: A Look at His Views on Education

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President Obama was re-elected and will return to the White House for another four years. For our tech-savvy readers who may be wondering what this means for entrepreneurs and the edtech industry, here’s a look back at Obama’s views expressed Continue reading

Big Data in K12 Education from Nelson Heller


Nelson Heller, president of the HellerResults Group and founder of The Heller Reports newsletters and EdNET: The Educational Networking Conference, recently released a report on big data in K-12 education. His opening paragraph begins: “A wave of K-12 entrepreneurial initiatives sees the application of Continue reading

Finding Education Tech You Actually Need

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Tina Barseghian at KQED MindShift recently wrote about how teachers can viagra generic name identify the best tools for education. She began by viagra for women noting that the SIIA (Software & Information Industry Association) valued the education technology market Continue reading

Improving Math Education with New Tech

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This morning, U.S. News and World Report looked at how are teachers using new technology in the classroom to improve math education. One Florida high school math teacher, Donna Noll, posts her homework assignments on Facebook so students can easily access Continue reading

Digital Textbooks Could Save Schools Up to $3 Billion a Year

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It might sound counter intuitive, but placing a digital tablet in every American student’s hands will actually save public schools $3 billion per year. AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka reported on an education gathering last week hosted by the FCC and the Continue reading

Digital Learning Day


Last week, February 1st, marked annual Digital Learning Day where thousands of teachers, administrators, even whole school districts, are encouraged to try using technology or collaborative learning to improve student performance. Need ideas? Third graders in Washington Township, New Jersey Continue reading

Tech Trek Camp Boosts Interest in STEM Subjects among Girls

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The U.S. falls embarrassingly behind when it comes to STEM education, which encompasses science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Many students are turned off by the subject of science early on, finding it irrelevant to real world issues, unapproachable and inaccessible. Continue reading