Pinterest tests online events with dedicated ‘class communities’

Pinterest is getting into online events. The company has been spotted testing a new feature that allows users to sign up for Zoom classes through Pinterest, while creators use Pinterest’s boards

Amazon to fund computer science courses in over 1,000 US high schools

Amazon’s recent investments in NYC educational initiatives will continue, despite the company pulling its HQ2 plans for the area. But the company isn’t stopping there. Today, Amazon announ

KidPass raises $5.1 million for its children’s activity subscription service

KidPass, a monthly membership program that gives parents access to a variety of kid-friendly activities across their city, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding, the startup reported this week.

Apple launches a new website for its expanded set of educational classes, now open for sign-ups

Last month, Apple announced its plans to offer an expanded set of educational sessions at its stores, which will now feature more in-depth training on how to use its devices and products, along with

A Year From Launch, Skillshare Lands $6M From USV, Spark To Double Down On Its Project-Based, Online Classes

Skillshare launched in 2011 to give those interested in continuing to learn outside the classroom a place to get real-world skills from both online and offline classes. Over the past year, the New Yor

With A Fresh $1M From Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, Skillshare Looks To Expand Its Course Menu And Go Big Abroad

Tapping into the growth of online education, <a target="_blank" href="">Skillshare</a> launched in 2011 on a mission to build a digital marketplace for knowledge. Yet, instea

Educreations Grabs $2.2M From Accel, NewSchools To Turn Your iPad Into Your Classroom

While it's easy to admire Salman Khan's (of Khan Academy) devotion to teaching and the incredible platform he's created, the truth is he's not a trained educator. What's more, there are millions of pr

BBC Wildlife magazine shares secrets online

One great thing about the internet is the number of people offering advice. Of course, sometimes you need to take that advice with a grain of salt, but photography advice is usually safe. Case in poin