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Online YC Demo Day Includes A Byju’s Rival, Quiz Bowl App, Parenting Advice Platform

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COVID-19 led to a more demure, online-only version of startup accelerator Y Combinator’s demo day event this week for its winter cohort. This isn’t CEO Erika Hairston’s first foray into edtech. She previously led LinkedIn Learning’s social learning team as a product manager.

4 Augmented and Virtual Reality Projects That Point to the Future of Education

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Education has been a recurring theme throughout the many programs of the NYC Media Lab, a public-private partnership where I serve as an Executive Director. How can teachers use immersive media to educate citizens and keep our communities vibrant? These are just a few of the top-of-mind questions that NYC Media Lab’s consortium is thinking about as we enter the next wave of media transformation. Street Smarts VR demos are all under 10-minutes long.

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5 Educational Technology Trends for Digital Classrooms in 2017

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

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More Social Interaction and Collaboration: The traditional education model allows students to interact with each other in and outside of school. With most students being active social media users, this kind of an interactive platform encourages them to share, like and comment on course contents. As online content can be viewed on mobile-based platforms, they can do it while waiting for the bus, taking a break in between lectures etc. REQUEST DEMO READ MORE.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

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In 2017, just a week before Christmas, the New Media Consortium abruptly announced its immediate closure “because of apparent errors and omissions by its former Controller and Chief Financial Officer.” In 2011, Ning was acquired by “lifestyle” site Glam Media for around $150 million.