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Google Chromebooks for Education

Today’s post was co-authored by Techstars Associate Emma Holland As of 2011, more young kids know how to play a computer game than ride a

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Selling Technology to Educators is as Hard as you Think

The wall of red tape keeping innovation out of schools has got to come down. And right now we’re witnessing a surge of entrepreneurs and investors looking

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Girls Learn more than Programming at App Boot Camp

img I’ve always thought App Boot Camp was an ambitious project. Last year, when MentorMob, Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, and Motorola

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Better Essays in Half the Time with sCoolWork

It’s coming up on a year since Kris Chinosorn and I traveled to New York City for the #140edu conference.  And we’ve kept in touch

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EdcampSTL - Teachers Trade Tech Tips in St. Louis

Teachers describing to each other how they use technology to improve learning in their classrooms is a powerful thing. Earlier this month, that’s exactly what

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Plotting a Digital Badges Revolution in Orange County

This last week I flew to rainy—but warm—Orange County, California, to attend a workshop for all the winners of the Digital Media and Learning Competition. Sixty

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Give your Talents a Megaphone

MentorMob is a lot of things. It’s an online platform anyone can use to organize the best free learning content on the web. It’s a


Only the Best: How to Build a Collaborative Online Community

MentorMob is Growing up Big and Strong MentorMob has been live for just over a year helping people all over the world organize and share

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How EdTech Makes a $200 Textbook Obsolete

Education is ripe for disruption, and Open Educational Resources (OER) are primed to lead the pack for change. In today’s education environment—where OER make high-quality learning

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Finding a Better Way to Teach

There had to be a Better Way A year ago, Cheryl was frustrated.  She bought into the idea that her role as a teacher was to

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