Education Tech News

Discover assistive technologies made in Indiana for people with disabilities

Assistive technology is defined as “products, equipment, and systems that enhance learning, working, and daily living for persons with disabilities.” A simple piece of assistive technology can be the dependent factor granting many individuals the ability to work, attend school, and live as independently as possible. Each individual’s needs are unique, so finding the appropriate

Indy ed-tech startup ClearScholar drives success during Butler Welcome Week

Earlier this month, 1,131 freshman students arrived on Butler University’s campus for “Butler Welcome Week,” a vital period for universities and students as they begin their college careers. Indiana’s leading higher education institutions continue to push the envelope in how they think about student engagement and building lifelong relationships with their students — our work

Erica Frazier Stum of Paramount School of Excellence Profile

Erica Frazier Stum: Advancing STEM Initiatives in Indiana at the Paramount School of Excellence

As the demand for a skilled STEM workforce continues to grow, educational programs dedicated to STEM are more important than ever. One educator who is leading the charge for these programs is Erica Frazier Stum, the STEM Director at the Paramount School of Excellence (PSOE). As an educator, mentor, and engineering/technology advocate, Erica has helped

Lesson.ly announces $5 million Series A funding round

Learning automation software company Lesson.ly today announced a $5 million Series A funding round led by OpenView, with participation from High Alpha Capital and Allos Ventures. “In 2013 our first client created their first lesson, and today more than 200,000 employees are learning with Lesson.ly,” said Max Yoder, Lesson.ly’s co-founder and CEO. “This investment brings

SPEAK MODalities Wins Education Tech Award

SPEAK MODalities received the Education Tech Award during TechPoint’s 16th annual Mira Awards honoring the best of tech in Indiana. SPEAK MODalities is giving communication to children with autism and related disabilities with a set of tablet software apps used to teach speech and language skills.     SPEAK MODalities provides tablet apps that help