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Common Sense Media
8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

#NotAtISTE? Not a problem. Common Sense Media Education picked MoxieReader in the most promising tools from the expo floor, saying "MoxieReader is just flat-out better looking and more thoughtfully designed than other tools in this category. Beyond visual design, it also more effectively combines two key elements of independent reading tools: Goodreads-style social networking that supports passion-driven reading, and teacher tracking to help educators keep tabs on kids' progress and needs."  [click below to read more]

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Inside the inaugural Female Founders Alliance accelerator: Eight startups, one hope for the future

MoxieReader aims to help students improve their performance at school by encouraging them to read more. The startup developed software that incentivizes kids to read and gives teachers and parents oversight into reading habits. (click below to read more)

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New Learning Times
MoxieReader’s founder on personalizing reading for learners

Dan Ingvarson: 'My hope is that MoxieReader will be an example of leveraging edtech to achieve MoxieReader’s goals of getting students to read more and of helping them build that daily reading practice in a fun and engaging way.'  [click below to read more]

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5 Reasons Book Choice is Essential for Today’s Readers

What does it mean to honor book choice in your classroom? As students spend time sorting through bins in a classroom library, scrolling through a list of ebooks on their tablet or asking a librarian, teacher or friend for recommendations, students can choose books that pique their interest. Book choice is essential for today’s reader. [click below to read more]

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Cultivating a Love of Reading in the Digital Age

Do your students turn the pages of a book or swipe the screen of a tablet as they read a new story? When children scroll through a blog post like the one you’re reading, how do they know when to pause, click, share, or talk about what they’ve read? [click to read more]

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6 Ways to Support Independent Readers with Digital Apps and Devices

What does independent reading look like inside your classroom? How are your students interacting with text outside of school hours? Mobile apps and digital devices can support independent readers who swipe through pages on a tablet or turn the pages of paperback.  [click below to read more]

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Huffington Post
Getting Gender Equity in EdTech Venture Capital

That the arena of venture and investment capital is dominated by men has been reported and reported. In education technology – edtech – accelerators, the highly competitive, highly important organizations that make early investments in promising education companies, that leadership and investment imbalance also exists.  [click below to read more]

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NYU, ReThink and StartED Team Up For New York Based EdTech Accelerator

12 edtech startups are set to begin the NYU Steinhardt EdTech Accelerator powered by StartEd. This startup accelerator is strictly for education focused companies catering to K-20 across all areas of education. This cohort will participate in a ninety day program on the campus of NYU. Notably, the founders of each of these startups are exactly 50/50 male and female. [click below to read more]

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EdWeek Market Brief
K-12 Dealmaking: Volaris Acquires Edumate; Hobsons Partners With Clever

NYU Steinhardt Edtech Accelerator powered by StartEd is teaming up with Rethink Education, an education-focused venture firm based in White Plains, N.Y., to fund startups that were accepted into the 2017 program. [click below to read more]

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NYC Keeps Its Edtech Accelerator Revving With New Funders and Markets

New York City never sleeps and, apparently, neither does its effort to galvanize the education technology startup ecosystem. Today, the Big Apple’s edtech accelerator—a collaborative effort by New York University, venture capital firm Rethink Education, and StartEd, an industry network—announced the next dozen startups for its three-month program.  [click below to read more]

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Transform Independent Reading with MoxieReader Blended Literacy Program

Earlier this year I had the chance to connect with the awesome folks at MoxieReader. They are passionate about the power of independent reading and have developed a tool to keep readers organized at home and at school. MoxieReader is a blended literacy program for school and home that digitizes and personalizes independent reading.  [click below to read more]

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