For Devlin Daley’s next act, he’s employed a strategy that worked for his previous education business: visit college campuses to see what technologies made students’ and instructors’ lives harder. ...
I sat at my first round table meeting, listening to my colleague talk about how one of my ninth graders, Sadie, had been calling out answers, talking during independent work and having difficulty ...
ASU GSV. SIIA. SXSW EDU. No, these are not scattered arrangements of alphabet blocks from an especially precocious early learning classroom. They’re abbreviations for major conferences for companies ...
When a college goes out of business, all of its alumni can suddenly find themselves in an unexpected dilemma: How can graduates prove they actually earned their degrees when no one is left at the ...
Teaching isn’t a simple one-way exchange. Often there are lessons to be learned from the very act of teaching, whether it’s an instructor finding new ways to reach—or not reach—students, to watching ...
There are more than 711,000 books—and counting—in Bookshare, a digital reading platform for people with reading barriers including dyslexia, blindness or cerebral palsy. Working with more than 850 ...
Imagine learning math and science from the perspective of a middle or high school student. The student’s mental image of the subject is more than likely that of a textbook—dense, daunting, and ...
PRETTY IN PINCUS: Gaosi Education, a Beijing-based tutoring services provider, has raised $140 million in a Series D round led by New York private equity firm Warburg Pincus. Gaosi plans to use the ...
More colleges are looking to online programs for financial health these days—and even survival—as demographic changes are leading fewer students to seek traditional campus experiences. But as many ...
MODO MAKING MOVES: Modo Labs, a Cambridge, Mass.-based mobile app development platform with clients in higher education, has bought campus e-commerce transactions company Ulyngo. Modo will use the ...
An experimental university announced last week that its home-grown online teaching platform can now handle up to 400 students at a time via live video. The announcement, from The Minerva Project, ...
Summer is nearly here, which means that students are eagerly awaiting long days of nice weather, relaxed schedules and time spent with friends instead of schoolwork. And while everyone can appreciate ...