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Toontastic Announces Travel Tales Contest for Kids

Toontastic Announces Travel Tales Contest for Kids

July 27, 2011

Toontastic, a Startl Design Boost company, has announced a new contest for kids to share their tales of summer travel.  In partnership with  WIRED Magazine’s GeekDad.com this is Toontastic’s second contest of the summer. Toontastic Travel Tales ‘Tooning Contest For this contest, you and your child can create and submit a cartoon about a trip you [...]

The Coursebook – EdTech Startup Wins Kauffman and Milken Prizes in June

The Coursebook – EdTech Startup Wins Kauffman and Milken Prizes in June

June 30, 2011

June was a fantastic month for The CourseBook.  Alexandre Scialom, one of 23 entrepreneurs in the Kauffman Labs Education Ventures Program, was named both the first prize winner in the 2011 Milken PennGSE Education Business Plan Competition, as well as the winner of the Hewlett Foundation’s Startl Prize for Open Educational Resources. The two awards include a total [...]

Toontastic App – Summer Story Contest Ending June 30

Toontastic App – Summer Story Contest Ending June 30

June 27, 2011

Toontastic (a Startl Design Boost Company) is holding their Summer ‘Tooning Story Contest. The price of the  Toontastic app will be $.99 during the content.  Kids of all ages are invited to recreate their favorite Summer Reading books as cartoons using Toontastic. Once submissions are in at the end of June, we’ll show off all the cartoons [...]

The Global Education Challenge $250k in Prizes – Enter by July 15 #edchallenge

The Global Education Challenge $250k in Prizes – Enter by July 15 #edchallenge

June 23, 2011

Enter by July 15 – The Challenge seeks to crowdsource ideas from the public in three areas of education in dire need of improvement: student learning, family engagement and teacher effectiveness.

Late Nite Labs “Rocks” at Venture Capital in Education Summit 2011

Late Nite Labs “Rocks” at Venture Capital in Education Summit 2011

June 16, 2011

Late Nite Labs gave an impressive pitch at this week’s Venture Capital in Education Summit 2011…READ ON!

DreamIt Ventures – Now Taking Applications for Fall Entrepreneur Program

DreamIt Ventures – Now Taking Applications for Fall Entrepreneur Program

May 20, 2011

Applications are now open for DreamIt Philadelphia, running this fall from September 9 through Dec 16 for entrepreneurs.

NY Education Technologists Digital Learning Series May 25 – Demos & Discussion

NY Education Technologists Digital Learning Series May 25 – Demos & Discussion

May 18, 2011

Come gather with other NY Education Technologists! Digital Learning Series: Demos and Discussion co-hosted by General Assembly and Startl.

Gamification Summit NYC 2011 – Registration and Discount Code

Gamification Summit NYC 2011 – Registration and Discount Code

May 17, 2011

Register to attend the September 15-16, 2011 event in NYC and use your Startl discount code for 10% off. Register early for even greater savings.

Inventing and Making – The Kitchen-Table Industrialists

Inventing and Making – The Kitchen-Table Industrialists

May 16, 2011

The New York Times ran a great piece this week on The Kitchen-Table Industrialists.  Often when we speak of entrepreneurs of the new economy we’re talking pure digital – bits and bytes, cloud to iPad.  But now we’re seeing a new crop of entrepreneurs, those who want to make something tangible that they can touch, [...]

Startl Design Boost — Executive Summary of Curriculum

Startl Design Boost — Executive Summary of Curriculum

May 16, 2011

Download the Startl Design Boost Curriculum (PDF)

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