This is a post in Back To School, an ongoing series where ReadWrite covers technology trends in education for parents and educators. In many communities around the North America, parents and students beginning
New Haven-based startup and current Y Combinator Summer 2013 participant Panorama Education is looking to address a major pain point for educators, students and parents around school with its polling targeted
The latest online education startup to receive funding? NoRedInk, a web-based application that helps students improve their spelling and grammar. NoRedInk’s founder and chief executive Jeff Scheur is former
French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The is
Seven schools in the Netherlands are teaching kids using only iPads. These “Steve Jobs Schools” are part of the O4NT program (Education for a new Era). One of the biggest tenants of O4NT is flexibility
Twelve-year-old electronics prodigy Quin Etnyre wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher. Quin Etnyre walks to the front of a crowded room at Deezmaker 3D Printers and Hackerspace in California.
Writing apps for iPad As we gradually get faster at typing on touchscreens, extended writing sessions on the iPad have become much more viable. Meanwhile, developers of writing apps have made significant
Instead, help them channel their energy into productive tasks. This year's end-of-year paper purge in my middle school office revealed a startling pattern in my teaching practices: I discipline boys far