The company built an online destination for buying education apps, but needed distribution help.
Chalkable Acquired by STI, Tony Wan, edSurge
in Apps, Investment | Permalink
Zombie ideas = ed tech ideas that refuse to die even though we know they are monsterous.
Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2013, Pt 1, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Apps, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Blackboard, Desire2Learn | Permalink
Co app offers digital library of 18K titles, w quizzes to improve literacy weakness.
LightSail Education Raises $3.5M Led by Viceroy Capital, Lora Kolodny, Wall Street Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, Investment | Permalink
Co makes kindergarten readiness iPad apps that combine entertaining videos & games.
Kidaptive Raises $10.1M Series B Led by Formation 8, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
New software from Pearson, rolled out in dozens of schools, is nowhere near complete.
Curriculum Prompts New Concerns in L.A. iPad Plan, Benjamin Herold, Education Week
in Apps, Classroom Tech, News, Apple, Pearson | Permalink
The ed-tech startup offers a subscription based service for children’s interactive storybooks.
Speakaboos Raises $6.2M From Media, Others, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
The conglomerate plans to cash in on edu with custom-made tablet computers and curricula.
Inside News Corp's $540 Million Bet on American Classrooms, Travis Andrews, Mashable
in Apps, Classroom Tech, News, Amplify, Houghton Mifflin, Joel Klein, McGraw-Hill, News Corp, Pearson, Wireless Generation | Permalink
Reviews of 1,200 apps. Company accepts no advertising or 3rd-party vendor $$$ for review.
New Service Reviews Educational Apps, Dian Schaffhauser, The Journal
in Apps, News | Permalink
The startup, an app store for parents, pointed users to top educational apps for kids.
KinderTown Acquired By Demme Learning, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
in Apps, Investment, News, KinderTown | Permalink
Games combine education with entertainment, offer parents tracking of kids' activities.
Ex-Zynga Staffers Launch Edu games Studio Kidcore, Gamasutra
in Apps, Games, News, Zynga | Permalink
Now, you can get lessons on coding, startup-building, and design, from just about anywhere.
Learn to Code on Your iPad with New Treehouse App, Jolie O'Dell, Venture Beat
in Apps, News, Apple, Treehouse | Permalink
The fast-growth company got a foothold in Boston when it bought mobile app maker Wiggio.
Desir2Learn Picks Boston As Its US Base, Gail Waterhouse, Boston Globe
in Apps, News, Desire2Learn, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Ruling: Apple colluded with five major U.S. publishers to drive up the prices of e-books.
U.S. Judge Rules Apple Colluded on E-Books, Chad Bray, Joe Palazzolo, Ian Sherr, WSJ
in Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, News | Permalink
Google’s Field Trip app gets you free admission at 23 museums & zoos until the end of July.
Visit 23 Museums and Zoos Free With Google Field Trip App, Emily Price, Mashable
in Apps, News, Google | Permalink
Its latest iOS version “makes it easier for institutions to put devices in the hands of students”.
Apple Pushes Hard for Education Market with iOS 7 Improvements, Kaylene Hong, TNW
in Apps, News, Apple | Permalink
So teachers can better navigate world of edtech, Common Sense Media launches 'Graphite.'
Common Sense Media Launches Reviews Site for Teachers, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Apps, Classroom Tech, News | Permalink
They aren't alone. Amazon, Samsung, Dell, Microsoft, Pearson & McGraw Hill are in pursuit.
News Corp Introduces A New Kind of Interactivity to the Classroom, Anya Kamenetz, Fast Co.
in Apps, Assessment Tech, Classroom Tech, News, Amplify, Joel Klein | Permalink
Some 48,000 developers are working in some capacity on children’s apps.
Parents' Challenge: Many, Many Kid Apps To Choose From, John D. Stoll, Wall Street Journal
in Apps, Stats, Apple | Permalink
The app is less about learning to read, & more about sparking kids' creativity & imagination.
Hullabalu Raises $1.8 Million From SV Angel, Others, Sarah Perez, TechCrunch
Over 8M iPads purchased by schools & colleges, 75K+ learning apps in Apple store.
An Update on Apple in Education, Tom Vander Ark, Getting Smart
in Apps, Classroom Tech, Industry Facts, News, Stats, Apple | Permalink
It's like an app store for teachers to organize, manage, push apps, books, etc. to tablets.
Google Play for Education could kill the iPad in schools, Meghan Kelly, Venture Beat
The App Center gives students and teachers a quick way to find, install, rate & review apps.
Instructure Launches App Center, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Apps, News, Instructure | Permalink
London-based Busuu announces that its launched an iPad app for kids to learn Spanish.
in Apps, Kid Tech -Consumer Mkt, Language Learning, News | Permalink
The SF based gameplay/mobile language learning company lets Babbel enter the US market.
German Language Learning Startup Babbel Buys PlaySay, Ingrid Lunden, TechCrunch
in Apps, e-Learning, Games, Investment, Language Learning | Permalink
Company makes apps where kids create “share to mommy” content sent to parents' feed.
SmarTots Raises Series A from SoftBank Ventures Korea, Catherine Shu, TechCrunch
in Apps, Investment, News | Permalink
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