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Reach Capital’s Newest Education Technology Investment Fund Closes at $82 Million

Edsurge

And now that Reach Capital is done fundraising, it will return its focus to evaluating pitches from education entrepreneurs, all vying for a piece of Reach’s new $82 million fund. Investing is humbling because we inevitably miss out on or pass on companies that go on to achieve great success in realizing their mission. based firm has established itself as a familiar name within the education technology industry. Blendspace was purchased by TES. Blendspace (TES Global).

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. Previously, educators had to apply to become “Google Pioneers” to access the software. The company has also developed Blendspace, a software product which helps teachers create and market digital lesson plans.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Of particular note are the special "turn your old pcs into Chromebooks" event today, the pretty amazing new speakers we have for "Privacy Con" (the Library 2.106 event next week), and new library events in June and October ("Library as Classroom" and "Libraries of the Future").

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The theme of this three-day online and free conference, February 26 - 28 in Australia/New Zealand time zones, is "Connected Educators Shine on the World Stage." Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below.