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Trends | Venture Capitalists and EdTech

More than 500 VCs, corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and CEOs of early stage and emerging growth companies will soon gather at the prestigious New England Venture Summit being held on December 9th, 2015 at the Hilton in Boston Dedham. Whether … Continue reading

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Happy Learners

Discovering the secret ingredient for student motivation. GUEST COLUMN | by Vinod Lobo What motivates a student to spend more than 20 hours completing a rigorous online curriculum both inside and outside of class? Teachers strive to motivate students, but … Continue reading

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A Terrific Friend

How technology can inspire a joy of reading. by Victor Rivero In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield says a good book is one that, when you’re done reading it, “you wish the author … was a terrific friend … Continue reading

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Good Marks for TenMarks

Now an Amazon company, their GM says they’re still an edtech startup at heart. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Rohit Agarwal spent his early childhood years in India, where math is a strong focus of education. “I realized the value … Continue reading

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Students, Phones and Apps They Will Really Use

The chief product officer at Cengage Learning discusses an effective new learning app. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Jim Donohue oversees the development, ideation and creation of all Cengage Learning products. He also is responsible for establishing and maintaining an open … Continue reading

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