Education

  • Annotation And Document Management App LiquidText Releases New Features For IPad

    Annotation And Document Management App LiquidText Releases New Features For IPad

    LiquidText, the annotation and document reader app developer for iOS (and a critical darling that has been one of Apple’s selected apps in its store nearly since its launch), has launched a new version with features for the new iPad Pro. Read More

  • How New Technology Connects GED Graduates With New Opportunities Crunch Network

    How New Technology Connects GED Graduates With New Opportunities

    Most GED credential recipients say they take the test to further their education — not end it. In fact, 65 percent of GED credential holders indicated they wanted a job that requires further education or training after passing the test (as reported by GED Testing Service). Unfortunately, fewer than 12 percent went on to do just that. Read More

  • STEM Education, Meet The New Manufacturing Crunch Network

    STEM Education, Meet The New Manufacturing

    STEM education and the maker movement have flooded our nation’s schools, making project-based learning much easier to mark off of the instructional “must do” checklist toward meeting new criterion and readying students for a career. Our school districts are feeling the pressure to be innovative and find new ways to engage students with technology while adhering to the… Read More

  • The Influence Of Education On The 3D Printing Industry Crunch Network

    The Influence Of Education On The 3D Printing Industry

    You probably don’t own a 3D printer yet. Like computers in the early 1980s, it’s an intriguing new technology that hasn’t quite found its place in the home. However, schools and universities are proving to be a petri dish of innovation, where there is an existing space for experimentation and practical application, as well as palpable enthusiasm for the technology among… Read More

  • Instructure Up 8% From IPO, CEO Sees “Huge Renaissance” In EdTech

    Instructure Up 8% From IPO, CEO Sees “Huge Renaissance” In EdTech

    Instructure, the Utah-based educational technology company, went public on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. After pricing at $16, shares were up 8 percent by early afternoon trading. Instructure builds educational software for both K-12 education and corporate learning. The Blackboard competitor says it has over 10 million users of its products in over 25 countries. Read More

  • Varsity Tutors Raises $50 Million In Series B

    Varsity Tutors Raises $50 Million In Series B

    Varsity Tutors, the platform that connects elite tutors with students, has just closed a $50 million Series B funding round led by Technology Crossover Ventures and Adam Levine, frontman for Maroon 5 and judge on The Voice, as well as education executive Stuart Udell. Varsity Tutors is based out of St. Louis and looks to pair students with the most brilliant tutors available — folks… Read More

  • Udacity Raises $105 Million Series D, Bringing Valuation To $1 Billion

    Udacity Raises $105 Million Series D, Bringing Valuation To $1 Billion

    Udacity, the coding education service, has sprouted a magical horn. The company announced on Wednesday it had raised a $105 million Series D round. With a total valuation of $1 billion, the company has now joined the growing ranks of unicorns.  The round was led by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann with Scotland’s Baillie Gifford, Emerson Collective… Read More

  • Schoology Cloud-Based Education Platform Lands $32 Million Series D

    Schoology Cloud-Based Education Platform Lands $32 Million Series D

    Schoology, the learning management system that focuses on cloud collaboration, has today announced the close of a $32 million Series D financing led by JMI Equity, with participation from existing investors including FirstMark Capital, Intel Capital and Great Road Holdings. Schoology was founded back in 2009 and has pressed through the education sector’s slow pace of innovation to bring… Read More

  • Google Expands Its VR Program For Students To More U.S. Schools

    Google Expands Its VR Program For Students To More U.S. Schools

    Earlier this year, Google announced its so-called Expeditions Pioneer Program. This project aims to bring Google’s Cardboard VR viewer to students by bringing a full kit of gear for using virtual reality in the classroom to schools. Google started rolling this program out to select schools in September and now it’s ready to expand this program to more schools in the U.S., with… Read More

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