From learning science and social studies through public radio to animated ed-tech video games and big data, these three startups will improve learning

ed-tech-startupsWe are living in a defining moment for ed-tech startups, despite concerns of being in a “bubble.” To be sure, in 2013, entrepreneurs raised more than half a million dollars, compared to more than $200 million in 2008.

Indeed, this is an exciting time for both ed-tech entrepreneurs and for educators and administrators.

It should be recalled that technology in and of itself should not replace traditional teaching and instruction. Technology, when used correctly, should be viewed as a powerful tool to enhance the learning experience.

Are you considering launching your own ed-tech startup? Watch this informational video here.

Below are three new ed-tech startups you should know about and might want to consider using to compliment and boost traditional lecturing.

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