In this week’s EdTweet Show, hosts Jess and Dave recap another set of their favorite edtech tweets of the week. Check out news about the book of the future, college math preparation, and more.
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In the latest EdTweet Show, hosts Jen and Jess run through four of this week’s most interesting favorite edtech-related tweets — in less than 2 minutes! Check out the video, and then read the full list of EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed below! [View the story “10 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed” on Storify]
In this week’s episode of the EdTweet Show, Dave and Jess cover tweets about the Kindle Fire, microblogging, and more. Be sure to tune in next week, and check out of the full list of our favorite Edtech Tweets below. [View the story “10 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed” on Storify]
Welcome to the second installment of The EdTweet Show! In this episode, hosts Jess and Jen again give a 2-minute rundown of four interesting edtech articles that popped up in our Twitter feed this week. Check out stories about online textbooks, blogging in elementary school, and more. You can find the full list of this week’s EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed below the video! [View the story “13 Edtech Tweets You May Have Missed”… Read more
You’ve seen our EdTech Tweets You May Have Missed series… now check out our brand new video series: “The EdTweet Show.” Watch as star anchors Dave and Jess give a 2-minute or less rundown of interesting edtech articles that popped up in our Twitter feed this week. This week, Jess and Dave cover news about game-based and mobile learning, Google Hangouts, and more. Watch the show, then check out the full list of EdTech tweets… Read more
Welcome back to another installment of Knewton’s brownbag series! This time, I took matters into my own hands to bring you “What is Teaching, Anyway?” I realized that while Knewton is an education company, not many people in our office actually “teach” in the traditional sense. But whether giving Hack Day presentations, talks like this one, or just leading a meeting, everyone’s jobs incorporate elements of teaching sometimes. Check out my thoughts on what the… Read more
It’s that time again – time for our third WTF video! This time, we’re going back to our technology roots with “WTF are Programming Languages and APIs?” led by API Community Manager and Senior Software Engineer Devon Jones. Check out the video for a short history of programming languages, what they really are, and how they work. Leave any questions, comments, or suggestions for future WTF talks in the comments!
Welcome to our second installment of the WTF series, where experts explain something you’ve always wanted to know in terms you can understand. This week, check out WTF is Startup Marketing?, presented by Robbie Mitchell, a Senior Marketing Associate at Knewton. Marketing is an indispensable part of any company’s strategy, but how does it really work? What makes marketing a start-up different? Watch the video below to find out.
Here at Knewton, we’re lucky enough to work with some of the brightest educators, developers, designers, and marketing gurus around. With so much brainpower floating around, it might seem like it should be easy to learn from one another. But what we realized recently is that while we want to share knowledge and bounce ideas off one another, often it feels like we’re all speaking different languages. We’re such n00bs when it comes to the… Read more
Last Friday was Knewton’s first Hack Day of the year, and the ideas were flying. Ideas — and sawdust. On Hack Day, Knewton team members take a 24-hour break from regularly scheduled workday programming so they can dive into any projects they’ve been itching to develop. The result? New features that students have requested, tons of product possibilities, and, if we’re lucky, a beautifully organized kitchen (see below for a peek at the projects). We… Read more