K-12 Tech Education
Chase Jarvis thinks creativity is the new literacy, and by that, he means “creativity is the fundamental building block of the solution to every problem the world has ever seen, has ever known and will ever know.” For example, he once hiked Mt. Kilimanjaro with a group of friends to raise awareness for clean water,…Read More
With increasingly fast Internet speeds and a growing ability for real-time interactions, innovations in technology are changing the game in traditional education.
Now Iowa City, Iowa-based startup Pear Deck is harnessing that technology to help teachers better engage with their students.
“What makes it really exciting is that one of the problems for any teacher, especially as class sizes continue to grow, is how you engage all students in a lesson,” Michal Eynon-Lynch told Silicon Prairie News …Read More
ABPathfinder has updated its cloud-based software to help special education and autism therapy professionals better help their children and students, making offline data entry possible…Read More
School has been back in session for awhile, but you won’t find students in the Big Ideas Group hitting a mid-semester slump. On any given day one student may be recording an album while another gears up to participate in the Google Science Fair.
In August the supplemental education program, formally called the Big Ideas School, was absorbed into the Cedar Rapids Community School District, meaning that any student within that district can enroll free of charge…Read More
Less than one year after launching its first product, Coralville, Iowa-based Higher Learning Technologies is growing quickly, with two new education apps released this week and a bevy of others coming in the next few months. This week the company launched its two newest products …Read More
More recurring educational events have popped up in Omaha over the past year, each providing entrepreneurs a different dose of advice for their startup or small business. Three groups—Mastercraft Advisors, AIM and Cornstalks—still have ongoing events, with plenty of opportunities ahead to learn about business aspects such as banking, raising money or marketing…Read More
Today, the 16 companies that have been working the past four months in Kauffman Labs’ Education Ventures Program are presenting their work to a panel of experts onstage and an audience at the Kauffman Conference Center.
Each founder has eight minutes to present and seven minutes to field questions and …Read More