Nearpod raises $9.2 million to help teachers use tech for live instruction

If Nearpod CEO Guido Kovalskys has his way, overhead projectors and PowerPoint presentations will never bore students again. Instead, he wants to see cutting-edge technologies and interactive content

Personalizing The Factory

Winston Churchill said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.” Until recently, the same could be said for the factory model of education. Impor

Securly Raises $1M From NewSchools, Imagine K12 Founder To Help Schools Protect Their Students Online

Launching in the fall of last year as part of education accelerator Imagine K12’s third batch of startups, Securly set out to help K-12 schools across the U.S. prevent their bright young minds f

Socrative Gets $750K From True Ventures, NewSchools To Bring Realtime Student Response System To K-12 Education

TechCrunch has learned today that <a target="_blank" href="http://www.socrative.com/">Socrative</a>, an intelligent student response system aimed for K-12 classrooms, has quietly raised $750K in seed

Kno Expands Beyond College, Partners With Houghton Mifflin To Bring Digital Textbooks To K-12

Founded in 2009, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kno.com/">Kno</a> began its career with ambitious plans to disrupt education with a little mobile hardware -- by developing a tablet that was tailo