Parsons Paris Joins a Growing Body of Colleges Offering Pre-College Online Courses for High Schoolers

Parsons Paris announced on December 2 that they would be launching a 30-hour immersive, introductory online course on fashion and luxury for high schoolers interested […]

Bamboo Learning Raises $1.4M Seed Round to Further Development of Educational Uses of Amazon Alexa Technology

As worries about the effects of screen time in education have grown, efforts to establish alternative delivery methods have followed. One promising technology is the […]

Freedom Learning Group Hires Military Spouses for eLearning Development While Stationed Overseas

As digital technology makes remote work more viable, some populations of underemployed professionals are coming online. The Freedom Learning Group, founded by Stacey and Nathan […]

ASSISTments Has Won Over $25 Million in Grants with Next to No Business Structure or Marketing

While many edtech tools and solutions might show promising results in small studies or certain conditions, very few prove effective at scale. That is not […]

27% of Edtech Product Licenses Go Unused: LearnPlatform Report

Education technology is used widely in schools and districts across the U.S. Collectively, U.S. K-12 education spends more than $12 billion every year on edtech […]

Khan Academy and NWEA Launche MAP Teaching Tool, Furthering Shift to Personalized Learning

Over the past semester, five districts across the U.S. have been piloting a new tool jointly offered by Khan Academy and the Northwest Evaluation Association […]

Kangarootime, Which Offers an Early Childhood Education Platform, Raises $3.5 Million Series A

Kangarootime, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based provider of early childhood education support software, announced on October 30 that it had raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. […]

Edtech Startups Are Gaining Users and VC Funding by Focusing on a New Product: Books

While many recent edtech startups have leveraged digital technology to change the education experience, a wave of new companies have focused on a tried and […]

Seymour Papert, Logo Turtles, and the Origin of Educational Robots

Dozens, if not hundreds, of products are available today that aim to teach children STEM subjects and computer science by programming robots. While these might […]

The Digital Divide Is 99.2% Closed. For EducationSuperHighway, It’s Been an 8-Year Journey.

EducationSuperHighway, a non-profit dedicated to bridging the digital divide in American public schools, launched in 2012. Their initial research prompted former President Barack Obama to […]

Classroom collaboration: Learning together

In most classrooms today, students are seen working together in small groups, perhaps in learning stations in the classroom, and taking a more active role […]

6 Insights You Can Gain from Student Social Networks

Learning—whether online or in-person—is a fundamentally social process. The advent of social media and discussion forums in learning management systems makes the social aspect of […]

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