Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
Guest Post We're just at the beginning of an ed-tech revolution. I believe that MOOCs are the first step, and are still struggling experiments.
Zynga cofounder Mark Pincus just announced plans to launch an accelerator for startups developing educational games.
Guest Post Dispelling the three most common myths about personalized learning.
Guest Post The education space is massive, very broken, barely touched by technology and has been largely underserved by entrepreneurs and investors. The opportunity for disruption, significant value creation and outsized returns is huge.
"The world is going to change radically -- and we get to invent the great innovation that will make that happen," Imagine K12 founder Tim Brady told us.
The new ed-tech fund is supported by LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner and Y Combinator founder Paul Graham, among others.
Edtech startup LearnZillion just received $7 million to help teachers implement Common Core State Standards, which define what students need to know at each grade level.
Apple doesn't really talk much about iTunes U, its educational content service powered by iTunes on iOS devices. But that doesn't mean it's not a success.
With $2 million in funding, Kickboard plans to revolutionize how teachers assess student needs in the classroom.
Ed-tech startup Coursera has announced that 29 more schools will offer courses on its online platform, bringing its total to 62 schools.
A big step forward for online education: Coursera has announced that students can now apply credit to their college degree for five of its free courses.
Guest Post The prestige of a college degree -- that guarantee of a job if you spend four years in lectures -- is a fallacy. We need to make some changes when it comes to education.
Launching today, Cerego is a memory management company that spun out of a privately-funded think tank.
Udemy, the online learning platform that offers videos and live lectures from hundreds of expert instructors, has closed its second round of venture capital funding.
Guest Post Somewhere, this year, a university hired its last tenured professor.
Guest Post Considering all the recent advancements that push learning outside classrooms, what new innovations are being developed to help teachers engage students from within classrooms?
Guest Post This may come as a surprise to ed-tech companies, but you’re not going to invent the next big thing by shooting in the dark.
A new nonprofit search engine dubbed "Gooro" announced today an ambitious plan to bring personalized learning to K12 education.
Busuu, a startup with a free tool for you to master a new language, has raised its first round of funding.