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Flip Video Co-founder Tackles Online Education With New Video Platform, Knowmia
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YouTube Launches 'American Idol' Search For The Best Teachers

TED-Ed website launches in beta, lets teachers customize video lessons

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Last month, TED announced its new education initiative -- fittingly named TED-Ed -- with a YouTube channel showcasing teachers' lessons presented as animated videos. Today, the program moved forward, as TED opened up a beta version of a website meant to complement those lessons. Though there are plenty of...
TED-Ed website launches in beta, lets teachers customize video lessons

I uploaded a YouTube video -- Lessons from a large financials and HR implementation http://youtu.be/accP-ya5mJY?a

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I uploaded a YouTube video -- Lessons from a large financials and HR implementation http://youtu.be/accP-ya5mJY?a
BenchPrep adds 400 hours of video courses to all-you-can-eat subscription

Web Dev Education Startup Treehouse Raises $4.75M From Chamath And Greylock

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Web design and development community Treehouse has just secured $4.75 million in funding from Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social+Capital partnership and the Greylock Discovery fund. The financing comes in addition to a $600K star studded seed round the company raised back in October 2011. In the same hot edustartup space as Lynda, Codecademy and Udacity,...
Web Dev Education Startup Treehouse Raises $4.75M From Chamath And Greylock

Playground Sessions Exits Beta To Teach Budding Pianists How To Play

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While education startups like Khan Academy and Coursera are democratizing access to primary and secondary-level instruction, there are plenty of other hobbies where face-to-face teaching could be disrupted (or enhanced) by software. Music could be one of them — at least at the beginner level. Playground Sessions, a New York-based...
Playground Sessions Exits Beta To Teach Budding Pianists How To Play

Design beautiful iOS apps with the iOS App Design Course Bundle [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. If you’ve ever looked at designing iOS apps and icons, then this latest VB Store offer is going to get you well on your way. With the iOS App Design Course Bundle you’ll be able to fast track your iPhone and iPad...
Design beautiful iOS apps with the iOS App Design Course Bundle [VB Store]
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Personalized learning site Alleyoop boosts science content with NASA, Nat Geo

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Hoping to encourage the next generation of astrophysicists, engineers and biologists, gamified learning platform Alleyoop is bulking up its science content with a handful of top-notch partners. The education startup backed by publishing giant Pearson on Thursday said it was expanding its STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) options through...
Personalized learning site Alleyoop boosts science content with NASA, Nat Geo

Funding daily: eco-friendly plastic for electronics, mobile search, and flash memory

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At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our new “Funding daily” column. FRX Polymers raises $26.7M...
Funding daily: eco-friendly plastic for electronics, mobile search, and flash memory

Rock on with Soundslice, no sheet music required

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You don’t have to know how to read music to make music. Some of the most famous guitarists – think Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen – couldn’t read a lick of sheet music but were able to shred the hell out of their guitars. This same...
Rock on with Soundslice, no sheet music required

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

MIT and Harvard announce edX web education platform, make online learning cheap and easy

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We'll forgive you if you failed to take MIT up on its offer take its courses for free when it rolled out its MITx online learning platform last year. However, Harvard took notice of its efforts, and has joined MIT online to form the edX platform and offer courses...
MIT and Harvard announce edX web education platform, make online learning cheap and easy

Conduit launches specialized app builder for musicians, restaurants, bloggers and more

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Conduit, Israel’s largest Internet company with a reported valuation of $1.3 billion and the creator of code-free mobile app and site building tools, is taking its one-size-fits-all product and turning it into a specialized solution for musicians, businesses, restaurants, bloggers, educators and photographers. This move has the potential to make the product much more capable of...
Conduit launches specialized app builder for musicians, restaurants, bloggers and more
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Tareasplus helps Latin American students master math and science

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Education is a hot button issue in the US, as schools are unable to access the resources they need and test scores fall behind those of our international peers. Both North and South of the border, students struggle with math and science education and there are startups swooping in...
Tareasplus helps Latin American students master math and science
Former Flip Video execs go to school with crowdsourced education site Knowmia

Udacity makes its video lessons available for download to help reach more students

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Udacity, the tech-focused online learning company that raised $15 million in October, has expanded the ways it offers its lessons after it began allowing downloads of video-lessons to help reach new pockets of would-be learners online. The startup said last month it is serving more than 750,000 students worldwide but it believes...
Udacity makes its video lessons available for download to help reach more students

Pong for corporate training?

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True Office aims to turn compliance testing into a videogame-like experience. Will firms pay for their employees to play? By Alex Konrad, reporter FORTUNE -- Adam Sodwick wants to make corporate compliance training, er, sexy -- or at least make it more exciting than it is today. That may sound...
Pong for corporate training?

Lessons Worth Sharing: TED Launches New Video Series for High School Students and Teachers

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TED, the organization behind the popular conference series with the same name, just launched a new initiative that aims to bring TED-like video content to high school students. The idea here is to repackage existing TED talks as well as videotaped lessons from teachers around the world with additional graphics...
Lessons Worth Sharing: TED Launches New Video Series for High School Students and Teachers

Lynda.com Raises a Whopping $103M in First Outside Funding for Video Lessons

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Lynda.com, the 18-year-old provider of online training videos, has been profitable for almost all of that time and had more than $100 million in revenue last year. Now it has another $103 million in the bank, courtesy of Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech Capital Partners. Why now? “We’re finally...
Lynda.com Raises a Whopping $103M in First Outside Funding for Video Lessons

With Its New Educational Platform, TED Gives Teachers The Keys To A Flipped Classroom

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You may know TED, not as the guy from marketing, but as the nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading” — or as the set of global conferences, Talks, and videos that touch on the many heady, relevant issues surrounding Technology, Entertainment, and Design. As an increasingly powerful medium through...
With Its New Educational Platform, TED Gives Teachers The Keys To A Flipped Classroom

YouTube Music Lessons Are Popular, But Won't Get You To Carnegie Hall

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More and more, aspiring musicians are turning to YouTube for free music lessons. But are they effective at moving you from chopsticks to Tchaikovsky?Last year, all top 10 searches on YouTube with the word “lesson” in them were music related, and searches for guitar tutorials jumped 50 percent in 2011...
YouTube Music Lessons Are Popular, But Won't Get You To Carnegie Hall

Video: Lessons Learned From UnTech10 - http://bit.ly/bShicL

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Video: Lessons Learned From UnTech10 - http://bit.ly/bShicL
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