Schools

Backed By Reed Hastings & More, Gobstopper Launches Its E-Reading Platform For Schools To Help Rethink Humanities Education

As the founder of two <a target="_blank" href="http://www.kipp.org/">KIPP</a> public charter prep schools, an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at NewSchools Ventures and a former English teacher, Jason Singe

Realtime Analytics For Education: Ontract Wants To Do For Student Data What Mint.com Did For Financial Data

Julian Miller taught high school for four years, and like many teachers, he cared about his students' learning outcomes -- about getting them across the finish line. Unfortunately, current educational

Japan wants 32,000 schools to go solar by 2020

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/solar_roof.jpg" /> Solar energy remains a hot topic (no pun intended) in Japan. As part of a huge economic stimulus plan, the government

What, if anything, can be done to stop ‘sexting’?

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/sexting.jpg" />There's a rather sad story out of Cincinnati where a high school girl hanged herself because a nude photo she sent to he

Going Back to School: Picking Up Where Facebook Left Off

Back when Facebook was a social network only for college students, one of the most popular features was the ability to see not only who was in your class, but who else was taking the same courses as y

Schools Use DDR to Cure Fat Kids

Kids are fat these days. Kids also like to play video games more than they like to play regular teams sports like basketball or football. Light bulb! By getting kids to play Dance Dance Revolution at