LearnSprout Help Schools Harness All of Their Data

While we were at ISTE in Atlanta, we had a chance to check out LeanSprout. The company was at ISTE, fresho off of closing a whopping $4.2 million in Series A funding round, with Formation 8, Samsung Ventures and former Blackboard president, Justin Tan all pitching in.LeanSprout Blog, "Three Big Announcements From LearnSprout," 13 May 2014 That [...]

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Late Nite Labs: A Flight Simulator for Science Experiments

While we were at ISTE in Atlanta earlier this month, we saw a ton of great EdTech companies and products. However, as good as many of the products were, they all dealt almost exclusively with K-12. We only came across a few higher-ed companies. One such company really stood out: Late Nite Labs. Late Nite [...]

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iZiggi: An Affordable Wireless Document Camera

Over the past several weeks, we have been hitting the EdTech conference circuit pretty hard. We just finished up at NAESP, after hitting ISTE and AETC. While looking over our YouTube Channel, however, I noticed that we missed a really cool product from AETC. IPEVO makes a ton of cool products, but we were blown [...]

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Our 6 Year Old Reporter goes Hands-on With the NAO Robot

Way back at ISTE, earlier this month, we had a chance to check out a ton of great educational products. During our trip to Atlanta for the conference, we brought along our 6 year old special correspondent Tatum. Tatum had a blast, and she helped us find the best stuff there. One of her favorite [...]

High School Senior Project Turns Into Growing EdTech Platform Classroom Mosaic

High School EdTech Startup If  we had a $1 for every time we heard about some college kids launching a startup we wouldn't have to work anymore, but teenagers launching a startup, that's a different story. There are a handful of great tech stories out there about teenagers that have turned an app into a [...]

Get Smart Get Active With The O Smart Ball [EdTech]

While at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference last week, we had the chance to check out a ton of great products. Luckily, we had our 6 year old special correspondent, Tatum, with us to help find the best ones. One of Tatum's favorite things at NAESP was TheO SmartBall: TheO SmartBall [...]

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MasteryEd: A Common Sense Approach to Teaching Math

MasteryEd Math Throughout the past several weeks, on our cruise of the EdTech conference circuit, we've seen a ton of math-based software and products. However, one of the best we have seen was also one of the most straightforward and low-tech. During the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) conference in Nashville last week, [...]

Filament Games: An Engaging Approach to Educational Games

During ISTE earlier this month, we had a chance to check out a whole bunch of educational games. Some better than others. The educational gaming space is sort of a strange market. There is clearly a goal behind all of the games - some sort of knowledge building or retention. However, many of the games [...]

EdTech: Give Your Students A Brain Break With GoNoodle

EdTech GoNoodle Brain Break When I was in elementary school the first thing we did in the morning was an "eye opener" activity. Some kind of word or math puzzle or problem. The idea behind that was to get our brains working and ready for the school day and ready to learn.  There was really [...]

Just Because It’s Awesome & Fun, Box Hockey

Box Hockey Awesome & Fun As schools and parents have become more and more hesitant to let children compete in any sort of physical activity during gym class - that's a story for another time - there are few choices for the class. There has been a wholesale shift away from sports and physical activity [...]

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