Education

Toy-Robot Maker Raises Millions in Second Funding Round
Robots

Toy-Robot Maker Raises Millions in Second Funding Round

Wonder Workshop, which makes toy robots that teach kids how to code, said it raised $20 million in its second round of funding and was looking to expand into new markets, especially China.
Why Traditional Schooling Can't Prepare Students for the Modern Workplace
Education

Why Traditional Schooling Can't Prepare Students for the Modern Workplace

Today's economy values creativity, collaboration and self-direction -- everything that lands kids in the principal's office.
Anthony Kim
5 Things I've Learned Teaching Hundreds of People How to Code
Education Tech

5 Things I've Learned Teaching Hundreds of People How to Code

When the classroom is a laboratory and students check their egos at the door, something amazing happens.
Cahlan Sharp
The Life-Changing Habit of Progressive Leaders
Education

The Life-Changing Habit of Progressive Leaders

Learning is a life-long experience and you can't become a successful leader if you stop learning.
Pratik Dholakiya
NY Hospitals Are Using Emoji to Educate Teens About Sexual Health
Emoji

NY Hospitals Are Using Emoji to Educate Teens About Sexual Health

New York City Health & Hospitals is launching a campaign featuring emoji to better direct young people to sexual health resources.
Rose Leadem
Do Self-Made Success Stories Convince Some College Isn't Necessary?
Young Entrepreneurs

Do Self-Made Success Stories Convince Some College Isn't Necessary?

A study shows another side to the "see it, be it" adage.
Nina Zipkin
How Entrepreneurs Can Help Teach the First Kid to Land on Mars
Mars

How Entrepreneurs Can Help Teach the First Kid to Land on Mars

Think about cell phones, drones and all the other new or new-ish technology out there that are firing kids' imaginations.
Scott Laband
A New Addition to the Virtual Learning World: Brit + Co
online learning

A New Addition to the Virtual Learning World: Brit + Co

How this Entrepreneur contributor discovered online learning as a way to share her startup skills.
Jess Ekstrom
5 Growing Ed Tech Companies That Make the Grade
Education Tech

5 Growing Ed Tech Companies That Make the Grade

Despite some flame-outs, these entrepreneurs are turning solid education technology into big business.
Derek Newton
Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope
Startup Basics

Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope

Sometimes it's just best to get in there and get your feet wet. You don't have to be a master before starting your business.
Alex Barker
How I Am Helping to Eradicate Illiteracy
Books

How I Am Helping to Eradicate Illiteracy

The solution to so many of the issues that are hurting our world today are being cultivated in the minds of our young.
Ken Dunn
How Do You Incentivize Kids to Do Better in School? Build a Social Network That Rewards Them.
Innovators

How Do You Incentivize Kids to Do Better in School? Build a Social Network That Rewards Them.

The Küdzoo app provides kids with discounts and gift cards, but an education expert says its community may be key.
Nina Zipkin
Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneur Whose Startup Raised $24 Million Thanks in Part to Mark Zuckerberg

Jeremy Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Andela, a company that trains software developers in Africa and was the first investment for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
Nina Zipkin