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Adaptive Learning’s Next Adaptation

Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Niraj Kaji, who has worked for over a decade in Higher Education, including at Bridgepoint Education, Walden University and Laureate Education as well as an entrepreneur in founding four start-ups.  Roughly two years ago, I…

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Educelerate Twin Cities: Videos from EdTech Demo Night

Responding to the growing success of the edtech community, this week Educelerate Twin Cities hosted EdTech DEMO2 which included 11 Twin Cities-based early stage companies “demoing” their new edtech products and services, including: StoryCub (Dave Swerdlick) – children’s picture book stories…

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Some Kindly Midwestern Advice on Scaling in K-12

Follow us on Twitter @Educelerate, like us on Facebook.com/Educelerate  or join our Meetups in Chicago, Twin Cities, LA and Colorado. Stories of frustrated founders quitting their old-line company jobs out of an inspiration to “hack EDU” from their garage figures frequently among the current class of EdTech start-ups.  But, in…

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Will China Be The Next Education Superpower?

Editor’s Note: This guest post was written by Todd Maurer, one of the leading authorities on the Asian education markets.  Todd is a partner in Educated Ventures and founder of Sinica Advisors, where he leads Asian and cross-border strategic and M&A projects.  You can…

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Chicago StartupWeekend EDU: Pairs ‘n Carrots

This past weekend, Startup Weekend Education returned to Chicago and the site of last year’s highly successful event, National Louis University.  To build on all the success of the 2013 Chicago SWEDU, we created a one-day conference around Higher Education Startups in Success (kicked…

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Why We Love Startup Weekend Education

On September 26, Startup Weekend Education returns to Chicago and the site of last year’s highly successful event, National Louis University.  To capitalize on this excitement, Educelerate is also partnering with NLU and SWEDU to create our very first Educelerate Conference on the Friday of StartupWeekend….

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Educelerate XVIII: New School Models in K-12 Education

This Educelerate Event was recorded on July 31st, 2014 and presented by Christopher Nyren, Founder of Educelerate. Educelerate holds a gathering space for Ed Tech leaders in the industry with the educators and entrepreneurs who share their interests. This next episode, taken from Educelerate 18: New School Models in K-12 Education, invites listeners and viewers to join our panel discussion on New Models in K-12 Education. Watch experts in Blended and Flipped Learning, Maker and Place-based Education, and Charters and Independent Schools including:

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The EdTech Failings of Silicon Valley

In the last three month period, EdTech attracted $690 million of venture capital, reaching $4 billion of total private investment for the year, up two thirds from the previous year and quadruple two years prior. This was the trendline for EdTech…

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