Nearpod raises $21 million to turn mobile devices into a teaching tool rather than classroom distraction

A teacher uses Nearpod to deliver digital curriculum to students' mobile devices, during class. Nearly 80% percent of American adults have smartphones these days, according to Pew Research. And the kids are catching up, studies from the Kaiser Family Foundation suggest. Now, an education tech startup called Nearpod has raised $21 million in venture funding to help teachers turn mobile devices into a positive force for learning in the classroom, rather than a distraction they must… Read More

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