K-12 Tech Education

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Six education startups named to LEANLAB Education’s K12 Fellowship

By SPN Team / July 18, 2018

Six education entrepreneurs developing new technologies, tools and services to enhance teaching and learning will participate in LEANLAB Education’s K12 Fellowship this year. The LEANLAB Education K12 Fellowship is an accelerator program for startup ventures focused on solving real problems within education. This year’s Cohort 5 Fellows will work with coaches and mentors from Kansas…

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NewBoCo’s QuickScore simplifies grading for K-12 teachers

By Chris Hegarty / September 13, 2016

Despite the digital classroom revolution, many teachers still keep track of students’ grades by pencil and paper. The Cedar Rapids collaborative NewBoCo, which operates the Iowa Startup Accelerator, is looking to improve the process for schools with a new plugin, QuickScore. Six teams were chosen for the Iowa Startup Accelerator this year, but QuickScore wasn’t one of them. QuickScore…

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Fremont’s Sycamore Education serves schools worldwide

By SPN Team / August 19, 2016

Sycamore Education’s first line of code was written in 1991. “We started really small,” said Glen Ellis, founder and CEO, Sycamore Education. “I was the coder, and my wife was the salesman.” Ellis said that originally, the small team never had a plan so they ended up just doing it, a way that Ellis seems…

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Coding & Cupcakes connects KC moms, daughters with programming

By SPN Team / July 21, 2014

You might not find cupcakes at your typical user group meeting or hackathon, but at Kansas City Women in Technology’s next event, the sweet treat will be the attendee’s “coding fuel.”

KCWiT invites KC-area mothers and their daughters to join them for Coding & Cupcakes, a three-hour event to teach coding and website building.

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