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Learn Capital | Education Venture Capital

We fund companies revolutionizing how the world learns.

The future is shaped by the way we teach and learn in the present. We’re in the middle of one of the great revolutions in the history of education. New technology platforms, applications, and services are not only amplifying and augmenting classroom learning, but creating a world in which any Internet-enabled device can become a classroom on demand.

LearnCapital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning.

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TechCrunch | BenchPrep Is Codecademy For Any Subject, High School To Med School

TechCrunch | BenchPrep Is Codecademy For Any Subject, High School To Med School | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Books are not the best way to learn. To retain knowledge you have to interact with it, and that's where BenchPrep comes in.
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Odigia

Empower your teachers and students with Odigia’s revolutionary teaching and learning tools. We believe that access to intuitive tools designed for engagement and assessment can make a world of difference, so we provide a comprehensive toolbox including features such as integrated multimedia, ePortfolios, web conferencing / collaboration tools, eLearning games and learning outcomes, to name a few.

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Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2011

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Top 10 Ed-Tech Startups of 2011

by Audrey Watters on 18 Dec, 2011

I think it's clear by now -- whether you've read my series on the top ed-tech trends of 2011 or not -- that it's been a big year for education technology startups. Launches. Updates. Funding. Acquisitions. Adoption. Headlines. Buzz. Woohoo. And stuff.

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Student Engagement and Assessment | LectureTools

Student Engagement and Assessment | LectureTools | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
LectureTools is an interactive, web-based student response, note-taking and inquiry tool that improves student attentiveness and engagement in lecture...
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Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers

Wolfram Education Portal: Free Resources and Materials for Teachers | Alison Pendergast | Scoop.it
Download lesson plans, widgets, and interactive demonstrations apps built by Wolfram and organized by course. Expose your students to a whole new way of learning and understanding through our dynamic teaching tools and materials.
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