Video: Technapex’s Pre-Conference Edtech Mixer

Our stellar moderator and panelists

Now that SXSWedu has officially wrapped up, you can relive our pre-conference edtech mixer through our video recap! The event, hosted by TriplePoint on February 25, 2013, took place at Parisoma in San Francisco. Tina Barseghian, founder and editor of NPR’s MindShift, led Continue reading

Gone to the Dark Side? Shifting from the Old School to the New Frontier

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“I guess we won’t hear from you anymore now that you’re going to the Dark Side.” These were the parting words of my co-worker and fellow English teacher at our St. Francis High School faculty end-of-the-year picnic in June. This Continue reading

pariSoma EduTech Mixer Series Coming Up

pariSoma Innovation Loft - Credit: pariSoma

Collaborative coworking space, pariSoma, will be hosting an education tech mixer next week on February 23rd. The event welcomes developers, educators, VCs with EduTech startups demoing their latest products and services. The event will run from 6:30 – 8:30pm at Continue reading

Going Digital: Say Goodbye to Print Textbooks

iPads in the classroom: "Max Mashal, a sixth grader, used his iPad at Pinnacle Peak Elementary School in Scottsdale, Ariz." Credit: Joshua Lott for the New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/education/05tablets.html?_r=1

Today CNN covered how the Obama administration is calling for schools across the country to adopt e-readers. The vision is that devices like iPads, Kindles, and Nooks will replace textbooks. The article notes that currently our country spends $7 billion Continue reading

Technapex Takes Shape

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We’re finally up and running in our new web home, and couldn’t be more tickled. Technapex is TriplePoint‘s newest blog destination, and it’s all about education technology. We have a ton of stuff in store and hope you’ll join our Continue reading