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Learn a New Skill in Under 10 Minutes – Here’s 10 iPhone Apps

Learn a New Skill in Under 10 Minutes – Here’s 10 iPhone Apps

May 16, 2010

iPhone Apps aren’t just for popping bubble wrap or becoming mayor of the local deli anymore. From Mashable, here are 10 free iPhone apps to learn a new skill in 10 minutes (or less).

In Philly?  Join the Startup Love Triangle – Wednesday, May 19th

In Philly? Join the Startup Love Triangle – Wednesday, May 19th

May 15, 2010

Philly Startup Leaders are hosting the Startup Love Triangle on Wednesday, May 19th. Angel investors, start-ups and enablers… whoo!

MacArthur Foundation Announces Winners for Digital Media and Learning Competition

MacArthur Foundation Announces Winners for Digital Media and Learning Competition

May 14, 2010

Ten winners of the MacArthur Digital Media and Learning Competition were announced this week for the category of Learning Lab Designers.  The winners will share $1.7 million in funding to create learning labs and further their projects.  Many of the projects revolve around the use of games, mobile applications, social networks and virtual worlds to engage youth learners [...]

Green My Parents – Kids Teaching Peers and Parents

Green My Parents – Kids Teaching Peers and Parents

May 4, 2010

Green My Parents is a revolutionary movement where kids take the lead in the family to “be green.”  They work on measuring and reducing environmental impact at home and challenge their parents to share the savings with them.  What a great concept with a huge payoff!

Tech Will Never Replace Teachers – But Can It Help In a Recession?

Tech Will Never Replace Teachers – But Can It Help In a Recession?

May 3, 2010

Schools across the country are facing more cuts, namely in the form of teachers getting pink slips. While technology will never replace teachers, how can it help in times of economic cutbacks?

Seeking Companies and VC’s for Venture Capital in Education Summit 2010

Seeking Companies and VC’s for Venture Capital in Education Summit 2010

May 2, 2010

Are you a start-up seeking an investment for your business? Are you a venture capitalist looking for what’s hot in the up-and-coming education tech sector? Then join us for Get Ahead of the Learning Curve: Venture Capital in Education Summit 2010 June 8-9 in NYC.

5 Social Apps for Social Good

5 Social Apps for Social Good

April 30, 2010

From American Express Open Forum comes a list of five social apps that aren’t just good, their good for the soul. We’re particularly proud of Project NOAH for being named to the list. See who else made the list.

As Kids’ Media Use Increases, Will Ed-Tech Investments Follow?

As Kids’ Media Use Increases, Will Ed-Tech Investments Follow?

April 26, 2010

With the growing and key role that media plays in children’s lives, it is crucial to support the creation of innovative educational technologies that can be used for teaching and learning.

Pearson, Intel Capital and Ascend Venture Group Invest in Innovative Educational Game Designer, Tabula Digita

April 25, 2010

Pearson, the global leader in education and education technology, has extended its commitment to video games for learning by taking a minority stake in Tabula Digita, a pioneer in educational gaming technology, as part of $4.7 million Tabula Digita financing led by Intel Capital. This represents the third round or Series C funding for Tabula [...]

End of The Rubber Room in NYC Education

April 19, 2010

Gregg Walker of Manhattan Viewpoint wrote this week about the nearing end of the ‘rubber room’.  If you aren’t a New Yorker or haven’t been following the story that conjurs up images from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the rubber room was aptly named for the special rooms wehre teachers accused of misconduct, imcompetence and [...]

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