education

Bounce Works Teaches Kids About Mental Health and Grief

The app, Apart of Me, will help kids deal with the grief that comes after the death of a loved one....

KuriousMinds Teaches Students About the Business World

KuriousMinds is a Washington-based startup that wants to help Generation Z become a confident generation, filled with successful and knowledgeable entrepreneurs. They’ve created an educational program they think can help....

Lingumi Makes Learning Language Child's Play

Lingumi is an education tech startup that develops apps based on educational research to help children learn English....

Montessorium Gives Kids a Smart Way to Learn

This company creates a variety of educational apps that interact with kids and make learning easier than ever....

Lab4U Puts Education in the Palm of Your Hands

The Lab4U app uses sensors in regular cell phones and tablets to turn devices into laboratory tools for science experiments....

Happy Numbers Makes Math Easier for Kids

Happy Numbers' software can make individualized math lessons for kids. They can learn at their own pace and get immediate help for problems they struggle with....

Black to the Future: How One Startup is Helping Black and Brown Innovators Shine

According to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics, minorities are becoming more educated in the United States. These findings indicate that black women have become the most educated group in the United States...

Tunapanda Institute: How One Startup is Tearing Down Barriers to Education in Kenya

Tunapanda Institute is an example of how the ingenuity of talented minds makes a way through any difficulty and barrier....

A Startup Empowering Refugees with a Hand Up

The large increase in people fleeing their homes to seek protection and asylum abroad has been coined a "crisis" since the summer of 2015. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)...

Kliq will Guide You to a Career that Suits You

Choosing a college major and eventual career path is probably one of the most stressful things someone will go through in their young adult life. It’s even harder if you have no idea what you’...

Impaired, Not Helpless: How One Startup is Rethinking Disability Assistance Technology

When someone mentions the word disability, you likely don't think about things like needing eyeglasses or having arthritis. This is because perceptions of who is and isn't disabled are heavily influenced by how common an issue...

From Plastic Waste To Affordable Housing: Here's How It's Done

Plastic. It's become ubiquitous with living in the 21st century. It makes things easier, like packaging foods, wrapping luggage, collecting garbage or grabbing drinks for takeaway. However, our overuse of plastic has serious consequences on the...

Gracious Berliners Step Up to Help Refugees Learn German

Spoiler alert: this article is not about delicious jelly doughnuts, but I promise it's just about as heart-warming. Following 2015, at the height of the "refugee crisis," Germany committed itself to opening its arms...

Learn a Language at Home with Beelinguapp

Ever think about learning a language, but you think it might be too hard, too expensive, and too time-consuming? I’ve always been interested in learning foreign languages, but either thought I’d have to pay...

Add Some “Jellies” to Your Favorite Kid-Friendly Apps

Jellies is a new app created for parents who want to monitor what their child is watching and for children who just want to watch their favorite show without being bombarded by unwanted suggestions....

Making Language Fun, a Startup for Little Language Learners

I recently moved to the Netherlands for school, and hopefully to stay. While the process has been an adjustment in many ways, the most important of all my concerns is learning the language. Of course there...

Soothe Those College Printing Woes with Ink

Enter Ink, a startup hailing from Nebraska that is focused on revamping and revolutionizing the way that campuses and students go through the printing process. The intention of Ink is to incorporate cloud based servers with printers to make the lives of college students go much smoother....

Monitor Your Kids' Screen-Time with Jezter

Anyone who has kids is familiar with the struggle of wondering what content they're accessing online with their devices. There’s always a small fear that you’re going to look down at their iPad and...

Everyone needs a Remind-er

Students have a new way of remembering to do their assignments....

A New Approach To Language Fluidity

One of the biggest new advances in technology is translation apps. From Rosetta Stone to Duolingo to headphones that translate for you, the possibility of learning languages has greatly increased over the years. And now, there’s Chatterbug....

Teaching Languages To Kids Just Got Easier

It’s no doubt that children of today are the world’s future. So why not give them opportunities that will better their own futures? Lingokids has made it its mission to do just that, through language learning....

E-Learning in Kenya, M-Shule Offers the Perfect Fit

M-Shule is a small startup founded by Claire Mongeau in 2016 and based out of Nairobi, Kenya. M-Shule, which means "mobile school" in Swahili, is designed to improve the performance of primary school students...

Linguician uses music streaming for digital language learning

Linguician was created because we wanted to offer users an easy, funny and free platform to improve their language skills. Every app we knew that was focused on language learning was monotonous and boring. Because of...

Video Version of Wikipedia

We all love Wikipedia, but have you ever wondered why there isn’t a video version of Wikipedia yet? It’s 2017, you can stream 4k videos on YouTube, yet we don’t have a basic...