Today's Newsletter: Edtech Bubble Watch

These stories are becoming as reliable as the changing of the seasons. The New York Times this weekend trotted out the latest investment figures for edtech startups: $1.87 billion. Companies like instant login developer Clever are landing multi-million fundings. The action isn’t limited to the US either. European companies are also making a run of it with new tools aimed at students and teachers. Will any of these technologies ever make an impact in the classroom, or will they just feed the investment/finance communities until the 2.0 buzzwords can be transferred to the next big thing? We’ll be watching. —Kevin Hogan, Content Director