Naseem Makiya

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What techies should know about a government shutdown

For the first time in 17 years, we’re staring down the barrel of an imminent government shutdown. Why? Congress must pass laws in order to spend money, but so far the Republican-led House and Democrat-led Senate have not been able to agree on a bill to fund the government. And so, by law, when …

Education Reform: There's NOT An App For That

I’m an edTech guy. I celebrate game-based learning.<p>As a result, probably twice a day, people ask me, “which apps should I download for my kid?” Parents are excited about the possibilities of digital learning technology. They see that a game-based approach makes learning fun. It promises a …

Our Top Five Education-Themed Infographics

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Minerva Project to Offer Elite Undergraduate Education for $10,000

This Silicon Valley start-up says it will give students a college education to rival the Ivy League--and at a quarter of the cost.<p>These days, everyone wants to disrupt higher education. But Ben Nelson, CEO and founder of Minerva Project, thinks he just might have cracked the code.<p>The San …