Tag Archives: educational apps

Cool Tool | Learning Upgrade Android and iOS Apps

With more and more students using smartphones for learning, Learning Upgrade, provider of literacy and math curriculum for English language learners (ELLs), has taken its ELL programs mobile. With their apps for iOS and Android, the millions of learners who … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trends | K-12 Apps Grants Awardees

  The Library of Congress has awarded $950K in grants to three groups, Muzzy Lane Software (Newburyport, Mass.), the Indiana University Center on Representative Government (Bloomington, Ind.) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason … Continue reading

Posted in trends | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Fire in the Lab

A passionate educator’s plea for quality lights up the edtech space.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero For a long time, Karen Mahon had been really bothered by the poor quality of educational apps in the apps stores and the fact … Continue reading

Posted in interviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cool Tool | Balefire Labs

Karen Mahon never had the goal to start her own business, but after seeing too much instructional “junk” out there, she couldn’t hold back. “If you read the marketing claims of most ed tech products on the market today you … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Cool Tool | Google Play for Education

It’s still early, but worth mentioning as it’s potentially pretty big news: engineering director Chris Yerga of Google recently announced Google Play for Education, an online destination where schools can find the right tablet content and tools for their students and … Continue reading

Posted in cool tools | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment