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Three Ring Upgrades Students' Work From Refrigerator Door To Digital Portfolio

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Occasionally, I will publish interviews of edtech startups that present at the NYC EdTech Entrepreneurs Meetup, a startup series that blends educator insights with entrepreneur business presentations. These interviews focus on the philosophy behind the creations, and the reasons for developing them, rather than the straight-up business model. This series...
Three Ring Upgrades Students' Work From Refrigerator Door To Digital Portfolio

Salman Khan to MIT Grads: Innovators Will Foster Societal Change

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Future scientists and technology professionals, not governments, will develop the innovations that most benefit society, online educator entrepreneur Sal Khan......
Salman Khan to MIT Grads: Innovators Will Foster Societal Change

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Will the Internet replace traditional education?

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I recently met a principal at the world’s largest school. It was a chance meeting at a community event, so you can imagine my surprise when I asked this warm, humble Indian man what he did, and he proceeded to tell me he was a principal at a school founded...
Will the Internet replace traditional education?

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst seeking Educator Librarian - "passion for picture books" - http://j.mp/9uL22i

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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst seeking Educator Librarian - "passion for picture books" - http://j.mp/9uL22i

Understoodit Lets Students Voice Their Confusion Without Having to Raise Their Hands

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Over the course of the last few years, more and more “clickers” have found their way into college classrooms. These little devices allow teachers to request real-time feedback from their students through short quizzes and surveys. Toronto-based developer Liam Kaufman, however, thinks that a simpler application that just tells teachers...
Understoodit Lets Students Voice Their Confusion Without Having to Raise Their Hands

After 2 Years Of Pivots, ShowMe Finally Has A Sticky Product -- 500,000 Lessons Are Being Added Every Month

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Two and a half years ago, San Kim presented a startup called Easel on stage at DreamIt Ventures Demo Day in Philadelphia.  The former high school math and science teacher presented interactive workbooks for the iPad alongside 14 other startups; he hoped to land $300,000 in financing. He and his...
After 2 Years Of Pivots, ShowMe Finally Has A Sticky Product -- 500,000 Lessons Are Being Added Every Month
Adam Savage at Maker Faire: "Why We Make"

Do you have to be an educator to remake higher education?

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This embed is invalid Silicon Valley is enamored with the narrative of the 20-something founder who doesn’t know enough of the industry he is disrupting to do otherwise. But sometimes, experience matters. I’m biased, but I’d argue that knowing a thing or two about journalism helps when building a modern...
Do you have to be an educator to remake higher education?

What I Do

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Interestingly, a lot of people said this about their displeasure at my new logo: “it doesn’t explain what you do.” I really appreciate that mindset, but then again, Starbucks doesn’t sell mermaid princesses. In 50 stunning examples of great redesigns, there are some logos that absolutely explain everything, and...
What I Do

Valve announces Steam for Schools, helps teachers create educational Portal 2 levels

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Who ever said being a scientific guinea pig couldn't be educational? With Steam for Schools, teachers can now use Portal 2's level editor to create lessons focused on boosting critical thinking, spatial reasoning and problem solving skills. Announced at the Games for Change festival in New York City, the...
Valve announces Steam for Schools, helps teachers create educational Portal 2 levels

Learn How To Code From YouTube Educator Khan Academy

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Online education giant Khan Academy is offering a fully immersive e-learning system for JavaScript and basic programming. The new Khan Academy Computer Science school teaches coding through art and picture-drawing exercises, and is a direct competitor to other popular learn-to-code organizations....
Learn How To Code From YouTube Educator Khan Academy
Teacher subjects third-graders to lie detector test with bogus smartphone app

Here's What Furious Sellers Are Saying About Amazon's New Fees (AMZN)

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Amazon, the most publicly respected corporation in the U.S., is generating some hate mail. The e-commerce giant has been hiking fees for its third-party sellers over the past year-and-a-half, according to a Reuters report. Amazon takes a cut of every sale made on its site; these fees are used to...
Here's What Furious Sellers Are Saying About Amazon's New Fees (AMZN)

Bizarre Trend: Journalism Professors Using Klout Scores As Part Of Students' Grades

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We've raised questions in the past about the relevance of "Klout" scores. If you don't know, Klout is one of a few companies that try to measure "influence" online by looking at your social media activity. The whole process seems kind of silly, but for whatever reason, once you put...
Bizarre Trend: Journalism Professors Using Klout Scores As Part Of Students' Grades

This Woman's Job Is To Convince Madison Avenue That Groupon Won't Kill The Ad Business (GRPN)

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Since July 2011, Groupon has been reaching out to ad agencies to encourage them to include daily deals in their marketing efforts. The campaign is a bold one because in some ways Groupon competes with the traditional and digital arms of Madison Avenue. Plus, agencies tend to jealously guard...
This Woman's Job Is To Convince Madison Avenue That Groupon Won't Kill The Ad Business (GRPN)

Flip video cofounder launches learning platform Knowmia

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Ariel Braunstein knows a little something about video. He cofounded Pure Digital, maker of the popular Flip video recorder, which landed in the hands of millions of consumers before Cisco (the company’s owner since 2009) shut it down last year. So it’s not too surprising that his latest venture revolves...
Flip video cofounder launches learning platform Knowmia

Art of Entrepreneurship: Who to Listen to and Why

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The art of entrepreneurship and the science of customer development is not just getting out of the building and listening to prospective customers. It's understanding who to listen to and why. I got a call from Satish, one of my ex-students last week. He got my attention when he said,...
Art of Entrepreneurship: Who to Listen to and Why

Mightybell continues push into creative spaces, adjusts features based on users, lots more on the way

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Mightybell launched in 2011 with the ambitious aim of creating user-generated pages full of useful content that could be shared by individuals, and grow with user participation. Mightybell at the time also touted ideas like guides creators could sell, item lists that would be monetized, analytics and more. However, nearly...
Mightybell continues push into creative spaces, adjusts features based on users, lots more on the way
Inventor of first the laptop computer passes away at age 69

Is Facebook Poised to Revolutionize Health Care?

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Before we dismiss appearances by Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg on ABC News Tuesday as orchestrated, feel-good public relations events less than a month before Facebook holds its initial public offering, consider this:When Zuckerberg and Sandberg introduce and explain the new initiative, they could be revolutionizing health care. Zuckerberg...
Is Facebook Poised to Revolutionize Health Care?

This World Teachers' Day, Google celebrates educators who make a difference

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Every one of us has had a teacher or educator that spent that extra bit of time with us or helped us get through school. It was that person who never gave up and spent those extra precious minutes of their day before, during, or after school to help you...
This World Teachers' Day, Google celebrates educators who make a difference
App Discovery Service Appolicious Launches appoLearning - A New Way To Find The Best Educational Apps For Kids

"Dafnis Prieto: Cuban Drummer, Composer and Educator http://bit.ly/dprewd" via @latinousa

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"Dafnis Prieto: Cuban Drummer, Composer and Educator http://bit.ly/dprewd" via @latinousa

LAUNCH Education & Kids conference will highlight the best technology innovation in education

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Next week, LAUNCH will be holding a conference to highlight the top innovation in education, which is an underserved vertical in technology. As we’ve noted before, the future of technology has quite a bit to do with the future of education as a whole. Now that coding and Internet courses...
LAUNCH Education & Kids conference will highlight the best technology innovation in education
TED-Ed YouTube channel launched: educating the world one video at a time

Salman Khan to MIT grads: Innovators will foster societal change

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Future scientists and technology professionals, not governments, will develop the innovations that most benefit society, online educator entrepreneur Sal Khan told MIT's 2012 graduates during his commencement speech Friday....
Salman Khan to MIT grads: Innovators will foster societal change
KinderTown releases search data: what parents want in educational apps

Helping entrepreneurs take the "NEXT" step

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Entrepreneurs around the world tell us that they want to launch new businesses—but that before they do, they need to make sure they have the skills to make those companies as successful as possible. Starting today, a new partnership with our friends at Startup Weekend will help these entrepreneurs realize...
Helping entrepreneurs take the "NEXT" step

No Free Lunch for Ning Users; Still Plenty of Bargains Elsewhere

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The social networking platform Ning announced today that it was making some substantial changes to the company. The news, coming just one month after Jason Rosenthal replaced Gina Bianchini as CEO, was sour for both employees and for many users of the service. Ning will cut 70 jobs and will...
No Free Lunch for Ning Users; Still Plenty of Bargains Elsewhere
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