Tag Archives: educational apps

The Aspirational Thinking of the API Economy

The API economy is changing the world. But will it change edtech? GUEST COLUMN | by Micheál Heffernan There are innovators in every age and walk of life. It’s something that bonds people across different times and cultures – just … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Learning Upgrade Android and iOS Apps

With more and more students using smartphones for learning, Learning Upgrade, provider of literacy and math curriculum for English language learners (ELLs), has taken its ELL programs mobile. With their apps for iOS and Android, the millions of learners who … Continue reading

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Trends | K-12 Apps Grants Awardees

  The Library of Congress has awarded $950K in grants to three groups, Muzzy Lane Software (Newburyport, Mass.), the Indiana University Center on Representative Government (Bloomington, Ind.) and the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason … Continue reading

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Fire in the Lab

A passionate educator’s plea for quality lights up the edtech space.  INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero For a long time, Karen Mahon had been really bothered by the poor quality of educational apps in the apps stores and the fact … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Balefire Labs

Karen Mahon never had the goal to start her own business, but after seeing too much instructional “junk” out there, she couldn’t hold back. “If you read the marketing claims of most ed tech products on the market today you … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Google Play for Education

It’s still early, but worth mentioning as it’s potentially pretty big news: engineering director Chris Yerga of Google recently announced Google Play for Education, an online destination where schools can find the right tablet content and tools for their students and … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: Making Money with Educational Apps

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Enabling Mobile Learning

Getting the right apps and content to students to enable quality mobile learning. GUEST COLUMN | by Tyce Miller It’s not a secret that the world is going digital or that mobile devices have changed the way we operate in … Continue reading

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Interview | Sparkbridge Interactive: Playing for Good

A very unique company, Sparkbridge was founded by people from the Vancouver Aquarium and FableVision Studios, two leading organizations from different industries but with complimentary missions and values. The Vancouver Aquarium is a recognized leader in activating digital communications to … Continue reading

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