Why the academy *must* embrace its online future

Professors, college administrators, and policymakers have expressed sharply divided views over what the online education shift means for an institutional learning model that has persisted for hundreds of years. But amidst the debate, lost is the voice of the student.

Edmodo wants to be the cloud leader in EdTech, raises $15M more

Edmodo, a social network for education, stands poised to benefit tremendously from the great shifts taking place in educational delivery. The company announced today that it raised $15 million from  Greylock Partners and Benchmark Capital. Greylock partner and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Benchmark Capital general partner Matt Cohler also joined Edmodo’s board.