Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The growing field of educational technology, or ed tech, is much more than putting tablets into classrooms. It’s changing the very way that
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Although educational interactive games are not new, I am encouraged that there may be an exciting trend developing to enable young people to learn about and take action to impact the world and its issues.
In a typical K-12 U.S. classroom, one teacher instructs about 15 to 25 students per class, but cannot possibly divide his or her time evenly among all learners. Some excel, some pass, some are left behind.
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FORBES 30 Under 30 alum Jen Medbery, founder of the web-based school analytics platform Kickboard, announced today that her startup has closed a $2 million series A round, bring the total fundraising $2.8
The world of ed-tech is booming, as 2012 was a big year for startups in the industry. Now, plenty of industry analysts are wondering: just what is the best model for ensuring students across the world
The ed-tech space is heating up all around the world, and this is also true in Latin America, where online startups have the much-needed potential to disrupt education and democratize it. This isn’t only
Growing up, we might use a computer to take a typing test, or perhaps to work with an educational game. What Galinovosky suggests, though, is considerably different. Each of the Classmates computers can
Bill Gates Gives SXSW Education Conference Keynote, Cites $9 Billion “Tipping Point” In Digital Learning
“We’ve gone from a blackboard to a whiteboard,” Gates said. And also: “Yoda is a great teacher.” “I’m an optimist,” declared Microsoft and Gates Foundation founder Bill Gates during his standing-ovation-receiving
It's a great time to be in the education technology industry: venture capitalists have dropped a whopping $1.37 billion into the industry since 2011.That's a lot of cash, and a lot of opportunities for
fastcoexist.com - About the author Christine Champagne is a New York City-based journalist best known for covering creativity in television and film, interviewing the talent in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes. She has written for outlets including Emmy, Variety, VanityFair.com, Redbook, Time Out New York and TVSquad.com More