Monthly Archives: June 2013

Cool Tool | SparkFun

Let’s hear it for STEM (and this take-charge electronics Viking, pictured). The  latest from a company full of cool tools comes with their SparkFun ProtoSnap line, a new family of products designed to lower the barrier of entry into DIY … Continue reading

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Teachers with Apps

Two educators pair up to create an unbiased educational app finder. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero “We were inspired to create Teachers With Apps after we developed a couple of educational apps ourselves and saw the so-called educational apps being … Continue reading

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Rethink Remake

Six factors driving today’s digital transition. GUEST COLUMN | by Scott Kinney Over the last decade, a convergence of economic, political, social and technological forces have spurred educators, parents, students, policymakers, academics and other stakeholders to rethink and, in many … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Loogla

Cross your fingers. A finalist out of more than 230 teams competing to receive $100,000 in a Nevada Governor’s Office entrepreneur competition, Loogla is a unique web-surfing language learning tutor. You learn a language best when you care about what … Continue reading

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Trends | EdTech’s 10 Most Active Acquirers

Here’s a closer look at that $1.1B Ed Tech venture capital financing in 2012, data courtesy of CB Insights, an information services firm tracking investment in technology companies. The list includes larger education companies, both private and public, that have been most active … Continue reading

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