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Monthly Trend Report – September

Monthly Trend Report – September

Trend Report
Fall is here and students are starting a new school year. In the midst of the pandemic, school this year...
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Preprlabs 3.0.0 Feature Release

Preprlabs 3.0.0 Feature Release

Feature Release
Our new features are finally here! We have been working hard behind the scenes, listening to your feedback, and making...
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Prepr Supports AIMS in Building More Resilient Pathways to Youth Employment

Prepr Supports AIMS in Building More Resilient Pathways to Youth Employment

Article Case Study
The global pandemic has drastically limited opportunities for youth to build the necessary skills to successfully enter today’s workforce. Work...
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Monthly Trend Report – June

Monthly Trend Report – June

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Prepr Newsletter As we enjoy the warmer weather and look forward to brighter days, we reflect on the unprecedented challenges...
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Prepr Announces Support for Open Covid Pledge

Prepr Announces Support for Open Covid Pledge

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Prepr is a proud supporter of The Open Covid Pledge, an immediate call to action to halt the Covid-19 Pandemic...
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Beyond Covid-19: Global Open Innovation Challenge to Develop Solutions for a Post-Pandemic World

Beyond Covid-19: Global Open Innovation Challenge to Develop Solutions for a Post-Pandemic World

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TORONTO — Prepr and its network of partners are pleased to announce The Beyond COVID-19: Global Open Innovation Challenge. The...
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Prepr announces the launch of its Remote Work and Learn Initiative to Support Educators in Navigating the COVID-19 Era

Prepr announces the launch of its Remote Work and Learn Initiative to Support Educators in Navigating the COVID-19 Era

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Prepr Foundation announced the launch of its Remote Work and Learn initiative to support high school and post-secondary students and...
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Tackling the UN Global Goals with PIE!

Tackling the UN Global Goals with PIE!

Article Challenge Events Featured Future Sustainability Challenge Global Challenges Sustainable Development
Prepr's flagship product is PIE®. An interdisciplinary problem-solving framework, that provides entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and their teams the tools they need...
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January 2020: Year in Review

January 2020: Year in Review

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Happy New Year! As we move into a new decade, now is an ideal time to pause and reflect on...
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Prepr’s Bishop University Entrepreneurship Program Success

Prepr’s Bishop University Entrepreneurship Program Success

Article Case Study Featured
Steven Karpenko is an instructor of entrepreneurship at Bishop’s University. Karpenko taught a 6-week “new venture creation” Entrepreneurship 101 course...
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Cybersecurity Challenge

Cybersecurity Challenge

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With most of our personal and financial information living in accessible portals online, cybersecurity is more crucial than ever. By...
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Prepr: The Solution for Educating “Gen Z”

Prepr: The Solution for Educating “Gen Z”

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Generation Z is altering the methodologies of education for the future. As they finish high school and enter into college...
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AdTech and MarTech Challenge

AdTech and MarTech Challenge

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AdTech and MarTech Recent developments in technology have made the once clear distinction between MarTech and AdTech very challenging. On...
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Global Challenge #10 – Reduced Inequality

Global Challenge #10 – Reduced Inequality

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Global Challenge #10 - Reduced Inequality “ A world where 1% of humanity controls as much wealth as the bottom...
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Minimum Viable Product

Minimum Viable Product

Article
Building a startup is challenging. Ultimately, you want to transform your idea into a reality. You have to come up...
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7 Roles Of an Innovation Process in an Organization

7 Roles Of an Innovation Process in an Organization

Article Case Study
Innovation is becoming a driving factor for determining a company's success and expected lifetime. As the global economy evolves, organizations...
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December Innovation Trend Report

December Innovation Trend Report

Trend Report
The roles defined in a traditional pyramid are no longer relevant in the world of advanced technology. Thus, it is...
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September Innovation Trend Report

September Innovation Trend Report

Trend Report
“Many organizations are using AI already, but they may not refer to it as ‘AI,'” says Scott Gnau, CTO of...
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Intelligent World of 2025

Intelligent World of 2025

Article Featured Industry Future Challenge
Unprecedented growth is in the future as we move towards a more intelligent world. Omnipresent sensing, high-speed connections and the...
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Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovation

Crowdsourcing to Drive Innovation

Article Case Study
Student’s deserve a learning environment that is safe, respectful and nurturing to all types of learners. As science and technological...
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Jobs for Youth in Africa

Jobs for Youth in Africa

Article Featured Future Sustainability Challenge Sustainable Development
“Youth unemployment in Africa is a much more serious problem than climate change and ought to be dealt with urgently.”...
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Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Article Industry Future Challenge
The internet of things is a network of “smart” devices that communicate seamlessly over the internet. It’s essentially sensors and...
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Healthcare and Blockchain

Healthcare and Blockchain

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INTRODUCTION The original Blockchain is open-source technology which offers an alternative to the traditional intermediary for transfers of the crypto-currency...
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Innovation Framework for Businesses

Innovation Framework for Businesses

Article Case Study
Innovation has become a keyword in modern business and education. What’s the next innovative product on the market? What’s the...
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Growing Skills Gap & The Need for Workplace Development

Growing Skills Gap & The Need for Workplace Development

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As technology continues to shape our world and economy, the demand for high skill workers grows. Automation and artificial intelligence...
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The Cloud & Internet of Things

The Cloud & Internet of Things

Article Industry Future Challenge
Cloud computing and the internet of things have a very strong symbiotic relationship. Without the power of cloud computing, the...
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Prepr Brings PIE to Laurier University UX Design Students

Prepr Brings PIE to Laurier University UX Design Students

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On February 3, 2019, Prepr met with 25 UX Design students at the Laurier University Brantford campus to launch the...
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Entrepreneurship in Ghana & Ethiopia

Entrepreneurship in Ghana & Ethiopia

Article Case Study Sustainable Development
African economies have been resilient, showing continuous growth in most sectors the long term economic outlook for the continent looks...
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Passion Project & Genius Hour

Passion Project & Genius Hour

Article Featured Teacher Resources
A “passion project” is something that you feel excited about working on, but isn’t necessarily in the scope of your...
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November Innovation Trend Report

November Innovation Trend Report

Trend Report
Companies that have survived over time are the ones who have been able to keep up and progressively adapt their...
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Open Innovation

Open Innovation

Article Case Study
For too long, business and academia have been treated as two separate entities. Open innovation is the idea that both...
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The Q Matrix & Inquiry Based Learning

The Q Matrix & Inquiry Based Learning

Article Case Study Teacher Resources
The Question Matrix is a useful tool to introduce a hierarchy of thinking. These relate to Blooms Taxonomy and is...
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October Innovation Trend Report

October Innovation Trend Report

Trend Report
With the integration of tablets and smartphones in the classroom environment, it is essential for educators to combine the technology...
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The Future of Work and Next Steps

The Future of Work and Next Steps

Article Featured Industry Future Challenge Sustainable Development
The skills gap is real. With multiple reports from both the World Economic Forum and the International Labour Organization (ILO)...
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The Cloud: Applications to Various Industries

The Cloud: Applications to Various Industries

Article Industry Future Challenge
What is the cloud? The “cloud” is a network of servers that are hosted on the internet, and are managed...
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Systematic Inventive Learning

Systematic Inventive Learning

Article Teacher Resources
“You can learn more about a person in an hour of play that you can from a lifetime of conversation”...
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How Experiential Education can Improve Learning Experiences

How Experiential Education can Improve Learning Experiences

Article Teacher Resources
With teaching methodologies changing due to the implementation of technology, it can be overwhelming when browsing, which way is truly...
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The Evolution of Education Through the Power of Partnerships

The Evolution of Education Through the Power of Partnerships

Article Challenge Events Featured Industry Future Challenge
As the future-skills economy evolves to become increasingly interdisciplinary, and with soft skills becoming more critical than ever, organizations will...
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Bridging The Gap Between Education and Employment

Bridging The Gap Between Education and Employment

Article Teacher Resources
Education for Employment In recent years, it’s been harder than ever for college or university students to find meaningful employment...
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“One Day Workshop” for PBL in the classroom

“One Day Workshop” for PBL in the classroom

Article Teacher Resources
Dynamic changes in the 21st century calls for dynamic change in our approach to teaching and learning. Integrating problem and...
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7 Life Hacks to Help with Productivity

7 Life Hacks to Help with Productivity

Article Featured
Energy is a valuable resource which needs to be managed carefully. Unlike time, you can work to increase your energy...
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Project Based Learning and Invention for K-12 Teachers

Project Based Learning and Invention for K-12 Teachers

Article Teacher Resources
Invention and Project Based Learning Project-based learning is recognized as an extremely effective teaching model that supports the developments and...
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Project Based Learning for Parents

Project Based Learning for Parents

Article Teacher Resources
Project based learning is different from a traditional education approach. PBL is flexible collaborative and generative. It gives students a...
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The Cloud

The Cloud

Article Industry Future Challenge
What is the cloud? The “cloud” is a network of servers that are hosted on the internet, and are managed...
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The Future of EdTech: Exploring the Intersection of Innovation and Education

The Future of EdTech: Exploring the Intersection of Innovation and Education

Article Challenge Events Featured Industry Future Challenge
On Friday November 28th, Prepr Foundation held EduChallenge, a panel discussion to explore the future of EdTech - asking, “What’s...
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Prepr’s First #EduChallenge

Prepr’s First #EduChallenge

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Prepr launched its first #EduChallenge Innovation event at Mozilla Toronto on November 28, 2014. This event brought together educators, developers,...
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Innovation Meets Education: An Event to Stimulate the Next Wave of EdTech

Innovation Meets Education: An Event to Stimulate the Next Wave of EdTech

Article Challenge Events Industry Future Challenge
Prepr Foundation is pleased to announce the first #EduChallenge Innovation event in partnership with Mozilla Foundation will be held November...
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Prepr Foundation Introduces a Contest to Share Your Story, Make a Difference

Prepr Foundation Introduces a Contest to Share Your Story, Make a Difference

Article Featured
Prepr Foundation is excited to announce the Share Your Story contest, and invites people to tell us about the challenges...
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Prepr Foundation Is Recruiting Volunteers to Pay It Forward Through Education

Prepr Foundation Is Recruiting Volunteers to Pay It Forward Through Education

Article Sustainable Development
Prepr Foundation, an Open Education and Open Innovation non-profit, is recruiting volunteers to pay it forward by working with our...
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Prepr’s PIE® Framework: Tackling Challenges That Matter

Prepr’s PIE® Framework: Tackling Challenges That Matter

Article Global Challenges Teacher Resources
Prepr Foundation is announcing the November launch of Prepr π (PIE), a series of challenges that engage people, known as...
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Celebrating Small Business Week with Prepr’s PIE® Framework

Celebrating Small Business Week with Prepr’s PIE® Framework

Article Challenge Events Featured
Prepr Foundation supports entrepreneurs during Canadian Small Business Week (SBW) by encouraging people to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship....
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Prepr’s Sustainability Partnership with the MaRS Energy Hackathon and Green Button Initiative

Prepr’s Sustainability Partnership with the MaRS Energy Hackathon and Green Button Initiative

Article Challenge Events Press Sustainable Development
In November 2012, the Ontario provincial government announced a partnership with MaRS Discovery District to introduce the innovative “Green Button...
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Innovation Meets Education: Hackathons Bring Young Entrepreneurs and Hackers Together

Innovation Meets Education: Hackathons Bring Young Entrepreneurs and Hackers Together

Article Featured Teacher Resources
As the school year gets under way, teachers and parents are asking the age old question: what is the best...
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Creating Opportunity: Empowering Learners Through Action

Creating Opportunity: Empowering Learners Through Action

Article Global Challenges
As the school year gets under way, teachers and parents are asking the age old question: what is the best...
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Prepr Sponsors the MaRS Energy Hackathon and Supports Innovators

Prepr Sponsors the MaRS Energy Hackathon and Supports Innovators

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Prepr Foundation, an open education non-profit, is sponsoring the MaRS Energy Hackathon, an idea-generating event to make energy data more...
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Prepr Foundation Becomes Startup Weekend Edu Sponsor and Supports Entrepreneurship

Prepr Foundation Becomes Startup Weekend Edu Sponsor and Supports Entrepreneurship

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Prepr Foundation is sponsoring Startup Weekend Edu, a 54-hour event that brings entrepreneurs and educators together to solve educational challenges...
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Prepr Attends Toronto’s First EduHack Event in 2013 – A Huge Success

Prepr Attends Toronto’s First EduHack Event in 2013 – A Huge Success

Article Challenge Events Featured
On a sunny weekend in June 2013, Prepr ran the Edu #HackForGood event to support educators with technology to teach...
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Fostering the Skills of the Future: Prepr Develops Courses on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Fostering the Skills of the Future: Prepr Develops Courses on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Article Teacher Resources
Prepr Foundation is creating a core curriculum of project management, innovation, and entrepreneurship to be offered as free resources through...
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EdSurge Feature – Toronto’s First Education Hackathon

EdSurge Feature – Toronto’s First Education Hackathon

Article Challenge Events
Editor's note: This feature first appeared on EdSurge at https://www.edsurge.com/n/2013-06-25-toronto-s-first-education-hackathon, and was written by Rohan Mahimker. Rohan participated in Eduhack...
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Prepr Foundation Launches Edu #HackForGood to Develop Tech Solutions to Education Challenges

Prepr Foundation Launches Edu #HackForGood to Develop Tech Solutions to Education Challenges

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Edu #HackForGood is a new global hackathon initiative to improve education by bringing educators, innovators and developers together to solve...
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DevTO – Hacking for education: #HackForGood hits Toronto this weekend

DevTO – Hacking for education: #HackForGood hits Toronto this weekend

Article Challenge Events
Editor's note: This article first appeared on DevTO at http://www.devto.ca/2013/06/hacking-for-education-hackforgood-hits-toronto-this-weekend/, and was written by Anita Chauhan. The people who put...
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Prepr AngelHack

Prepr AngelHack

Article Challenge Events
In May of 2013, Prepr hosted the exciting Hack For Good event in partnership with AngelHack at the MaRS centre...
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EdTech Times – Prepr Foundation Raises $10,000 for Open Education and Joins the Open Courseware Consortium

EdTech Times – Prepr Foundation Raises $10,000 for Open Education and Joins the Open Courseware Consortium

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Prepr is building a social learning community and has committed to providing all content for free through Creative Commons and...
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MaRS Feature – The world’s biggest hackathon comes to MaRS: #AngelhackTO

MaRS Feature – The world’s biggest hackathon comes to MaRS: #AngelhackTO

Article Challenge Events
Written by Jennifer Marron of MaRS Commons Read the post on the MaRS Commons Magazine. Last Saturday morning, over 180...
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Guest Post: One World School House, Sal Khan Part 3

Guest Post: One World School House, Sal Khan Part 3

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This post was written by Joyce Wycoff, the author of several books on innovation and creativity. She also blogs about...
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Young Entrepreneurs Compete for the Chance to Become the Next Great Start-up at AngelHack Toronto

Young Entrepreneurs Compete for the Chance to Become the Next Great Start-up at AngelHack Toronto

Article Challenge Events
Prepr and AngelHack have partnered to bring the world’s largest hackathon to Toronto this Victoria Day long weekend. The hackathon...
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DevTO Feature – Hack for Good this weekend with Prepr and Angelhack!

DevTO Feature – Hack for Good this weekend with Prepr and Angelhack!

Article Challenge Events
Editor's note: This event highlight first appeared on DevTo at http://www.devto.ca/2013/05/hack-for-good-this-weekend-with-prepr-and-angelhack/ and was written by Anita Chauhan. Hey DevTO community!...
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Guest Post: The One World School House (Part 2) – Salman Khan

Guest Post: The One World School House (Part 2) – Salman Khan

Article Featured Global Challenges Video
This post was written by Joyce Wycoff, the author of several books on innovation and creativity. She also blogs about...
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Guest Post: One World School House (Part 1) – Salman Khan

Guest Post: One World School House (Part 1) – Salman Khan

Article Featured Global Challenges
This post was written by Joyce Wycoff, the author of several books on innovation and creativity. She also blogs about...
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Crowdfunding to Commemorate an Internet Prodigy: Aaron Swartz

Crowdfunding to Commemorate an Internet Prodigy: Aaron Swartz

Article Featured
The internet community pays tribute to Aaron Swartz by supporting crowdfunding initiatives in his memory. Free access to information was...
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Technorati Feature: Prepr Creates a Social Learning Community

Technorati Feature: Prepr Creates a Social Learning Community

Article Featured
With the likes of Coursera and Khan Academy making headlines in the past year, it is undoubtedly a golden age...
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Harnessing the Power of the Crowd to Honor Aaron Swartz

Harnessing the Power of the Crowd to Honor Aaron Swartz

Article
Prepr Foundation is honoring Aaron Swartz by carrying forward his vision for a world of free and open education. This...
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Open Education and Social Entrepreneurship

Open Education and Social Entrepreneurship

Article Sustainable Development
Social Entrepreneurship is a quickly emerging business strategy being employed by many of the most innovative Business Owners all over...
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Conceptualizing Education in the Cloud

Conceptualizing Education in the Cloud

Article Industry Future Challenge
With every technological innovation comes a plethora of applications, and it is in the way we apply our technology that...
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Prepr in the Open Education Spectrum

Prepr in the Open Education Spectrum

Article Featured
From MIT’s OpenCourseware initiative to the Khan Academy, Prepr is excited to be positioned as one of the leading organizations...
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America Needs our Help

America Needs our Help

Article Featured Global Challenges
The U.S. Department of Education recently posted a report which shocked me. I was aware that there is a problem...
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Obama Announces Startup America Partnership

Obama Announces Startup America Partnership

Article Featured
As we had anticipated in summer of 2010, the path and the heartbeat of the economy has been moving towards...
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Prepr Foundation Sponsors MIT TechFair

Prepr Foundation Sponsors MIT TechFair

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Prepr Foundation is due to appear at the MIT Techfair as a startup sponsor thanks to its supporter, Chagpar &...
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