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.
Google announced a new education program that will help teachers manage and push out apps and other educational content to classroom Android tablets.
Combining gadgets and entertainment, the creators of this carnival hope to get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, art, and math.
Zoobean launched a curated catalog of children's books today to make it easier for parents to find books that are the most relevant for their children.
A partnership between Rethink Education and NewSchools marks an "unprecedented step" in the alignment of public and private education investors.
MindMixer's founders are on a mission to inspire citizen engagement, particularly around important social issues like education and health care.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke frankly to a roomful of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs about the crisis in our current education system.
"In 2028 we won't have five thousand people who can help on cancer research. We will have five million people," Khan predicted in a talk about the future of education.
Teradata's third State of Business Intelligence survey finds a significant gap between students interested in data-savvy careers and the number of employable candidates in the field.
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 Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles and Women in Games International (WIGI) have joined forces to create a video game developer badge.
Editor's Pick Y Combinator-backed Verbling is a platform that connects people online to practice speaking foreign languages together. Today, the startup introduced Verbling Courses, a new product that seeks to make students proficient as quickly as possible.
Editor's Pick Educational organization iD Tech Camps is using the block-building game to teach science and math skills.
NovoEd launched today to make access to courses from prestigious educational institutions available to anyone, starting with Stanford.
Editor's Pick "I have two kids, nine and six, a boy and a girl. And they're exposed to so much technology. But their schools haven't changed in 50 years. They're teaching the same stuff in different ways."
At a press conference today, San Jose State University announced it would be expanding its online course offering, and opening a facility for adaptive and blended learning.
Millions of Malaysian kids will be writing stories, collecting data, creating presentations, and organizing the future of their education in the cloud -- Google's cloud.
Eduston.tv launches an online business education portal for people in BRIC countries and reveals $1 million in seed funding.
Guest Post Before our schools leap headlong into an embrace of the iPad, they should consider whether that's the best use of their budget -- or the best technological focus for our children.