You hear in tech circles, “privacy is dead,” uttered by those with a stake in our personal data.
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Data vs Privacy, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Clever, Desire2Learn, Facebook, Gates Foundation, Google, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
There are 39 members of the unicorn club, representing the top .07% of startups since 2003.
Welcome to the Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-$ Startups, Aileen Lee, TechCrunch
in Industry Facts, News, Op-Ed, Stats, Facebook | Permalink
The company runs and analyzes surveys at 4,000 K-12 schools.
Panorama Wins $4 Million Investment from Zuckerbergs, Others, Liz Gannes, AllThingsD
in Big Data, Investment, Facebook | Permalink
The platform lets individuals & brands create, publish, share, & sell courses on Facebook.
FB Learning Platform Izzui Bets Ed-Tech Will Take Off in Brazil, Rebecca Grant, VB
in Investment, Social Learning, Facebook | Permalink
5 indications 'the consumer internet is back, baby!" [For consumer-oriented ed tech, maybe?]
The Series A Crunch Is Over, Adam Rifkin, TechCrunch
in News, Op-Ed, Facebook | Permalink
Filmmaker Lesley Chilcott says "8.4 million people have seen the film. In 72 hours!"
Going Viral: Campaign for Schools to Teach Code, Sanjiv Bhattachrya, DameMagazine
in e-Learning, News, Facebook, Gates Foundation | Permalink
Adaptive learning & data analytics will kill the standardized curriculum dominant in higher ed.
The Billion-Dollar Bet on an Adaptive Learning Platform, Phil Hill, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, e-Learning, Higher Ed, Learning Mgt Systems, News, Op-Ed, Personal Learning, Social Learning, Apollo Group, Facebook | Permalink
Kno now has set sights on making college homework a lot more social and interactive.
Taking Electronic Textbooks to Web, Facebook, Ina Fried, All Things D
in e-Books/Textbooks, News, Social Learning, Facebook, Kno | Permalink
SF-based digital publishing platform startup bought for undisclosed amount.
Facebook Snaps Up e-Book Startup Push Pop Press, Coleen Taylor, GigaOM
in e-Books/Textbooks, Investment, Facebook | Permalink
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