The Future of MOOCs: Giving the World Access to Education

 
 

The Future of MOOCs: Giving the World Access to Education

Global communication and virtual networking has indelibly changed virtually all aspects of communication. Where 100 years ago the telephone was finally accessible enough to begin revolutionizing communication after centuries of stagnation, now we can communicate face-to-face with anyone, anywhere. We can share and collaborate on work, visit distant family members, and thanks to the MOOC (Massive Open Online Class), we can get an education on seemingly any subject.

Already we’re seeing signs of this development in the mainstream, with commercials airing every day for online alternatives to the classroom for students of all ages, whether it’s a K-12 ...

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Infantium Goes CoronaSDK

 
 

Infantium Goes CoronaSDK

Infantium is glad to announce the partnering and native Corona plugin support in the outcoming days.

Corona is the platform of choice for cross platform mobile app development.

Whether you’re building games, ebooks, utilities or business apps, Corona is the leading mobile development framework. Join more than 200k developers worldwide developing hit mobile apps for all major platforms.

With Corona, you will develop mobile apps in record time. 

Develop in Lua, an easy-to-learn language that coupled with our elegant APIs allow you to add features like Facebook and physics in just a few lines of code. Then use the ...

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INFANTIUM GALARDONADA CON EL SEGUNDO PREMIO EN LA MOBILE STARTUP COMPETITION

 
 

INFANTIUM GALARDONADA CON EL SEGUNDO PREMIO EN LA MOBILE STARTUP COMPETITION

It’s been a spectacular week for all the Infantium team! One week ago, Barcelona held again the Mobile World Congress, and as part of it, “4 years from now”, the event for entrepreneurship, took place, a meeting point for more tan 2,3000 particopants from around the world. Quoting  Barcelona Mobile World Capital, “4YFN reflects a desire to create an event to foster innovation and contribute to more and more entrepreneurs and startups becoming leading agents in the economic and social spheres. To simplify the concept, the idea is that attendees at this first edition will be the speakers ...

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Guest Post on education students and teachers certifications

 
 

Guest Post on education students and teachers certifications

It’s a tough job market out there. Whatever their field, more and more college students are faced with the growing dilemma that their educations are not leading to jobs after graduation. As Mara Swan of the Manpower Group points out, “There’s always been a gap between what colleges produce and what employers want, but now it’s widening.”

Those aspiring to be teachers could be especially at risk. More and more are losing jobs to outsourcing, as educational institutions are pressured to find more qualified teachers for lower pay. The international teacher recruitment agency Teach Away for its ...

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Mobile World Congress and upcoming challenges!

 
 

Mobile World Congress and upcoming challenges!

In a few days, Infantium will join Barcelona’s 2014 edition of Mobile World Congress, the most important event on the planet focussed on mobile technology… held in our town city! It’s a challenging week for us, as we’ll be participating very actively!

This year will be the first to host 4 years from now (4YFN), a special event focused on promoting mobile entrepreneurship, a meeting point for more tan 1,000 entrepreneurs, startups, investors, etc. For the @infantiumteam, is specially emotional to be one of the 10 finalists of the Mobile Startup Competition, in search of the ...

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Guest Post: Teaching Without a Textbook

 
 

Guest Post: Teaching Without a Textbook

Textbooks are a way of the past. As a teacher, I still use the textbook as a reference for my students. When textbooks are normally handed out at the beginning of the year I leave mine in the classroom. If a student would like to use one they may and are always encouraged to use them, however with the technology at most of their fingerprints they don’t need books to do research or find answers to homework.

Originally, this was a problem because we had to create new ways of delivering the content that would keep students engaged and ...

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Guest Post: The Raise of Online Learning

 
 

Guest Post: The Raise of Online Learning

Google Glass, Amazon Drones and Hover-boards! OK, maybe not hover-boards just yet. But technology IS steadily becoming a part of our everyday existence, and whether we like it or not, we must embrace and utilize technology in order to make the most of the convenience and efficiency it can offer us in our daily lives. Since tech’s reach and capabilities online continue to increase, it’s only fair to assume that its use in education systems throughout the world has grown from experiment to necessity in a short amount of time.

As technology in the educational institutes continue to ...

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MIT Young Innovators Under 35 and Special Mention of Social Innovator of the Year

 
 

MIT Young Innovators Under 35 and Special Mention of Social Innovator of the Year

The Emtech TR35 ceremony award, held on November 5th and 6th in Valencia, has been the magic culmination of long and hard work in Infantium to transform learning combining neuroscience, Big data and cognitive technology. Not only did we receive the MIT Young Innovator under 35 award, but also the special mention as Social Innovators of the Year at Palau de les Arts, during the third European edition of MIT and Emtech Spain. It is a dream come true. 

EmTech, organized by the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Technology Review magazine, is the world’s leading emerging technologies ...

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Infantium in the Dublin Web Summit

 
 

Infantium in the Dublin Web Summit

Finally the Infantium team is Back in Barcelona after 3 exhausting days in The Dublin Summit. The Summit brings together some of the top companies, brands, growing businesses, speakers along with exhibitors, startups, and top brands throughout the 2-day event.

Infantium was one of the 150 selected exciting new companies to pitch to some of the biggest influencers in the world-top speakers, leaders, investors, and bloggers. And yes, we did it! We were also invited to exhibit at the  event as part of the Alpha Scheme. From thousands of start-up applications from across the world, Web Summit picked Infantium to ...

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infantium one of the winners of Yearling Bully Awards

 
 

infantium one of the winners of Yearling Bully Awards

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Every fall, top entrepreneurs and investors from all around the world congregate in Barcelona to attend the prestigious White Bull conference, which aims to anoint the top European start-ups after a rigorous 3-month selection process.

Some of this year’s guests included Ben Rooney, Technology Editor of The Wall Street Journal Europe; Marcos Battisti of Intel Capital; Jason Ball of Qualcomm Ventures; Stefan Tirtey of Doughty Hanson; and Ralph Silva of BBC, CNN, CNBC and Bloomberg TV. Likewise, start-ups travelled to Barcelona from such diverse locations as the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom and Germany to pitch, network ...

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