Education technology continues to build momentum, especially recently. We have seen money from large for-profit companies, non-profits and individuals. In 100+ Online Resources That Are Transforming Education, Yury Lifshits takes us through nine clusters of education tech companies that much of this new found innovation and money is centered around.

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1. New Institutions: online high schools, colleges, certification programs, enterprise training programs, and test preparation programs, experimental online programs, innovative offline programs. An example of a new institution for experimental online programs for universities: 2tor

2. Learning Management companies: web-based tools, analytics and reporting systems, learning management systems, corporate learning solutions.

3. Online Content: online video in forms of TED.com, from Khan Academy. free content from top universities, open-licensed content, wikis, content libraries, digital textbooks,

4. Networks and Marketplaces: tutor and training listings, paid/free online video and live training, college choice companies, online resume programs.

5. Live Training and Tutoring: streaming lectures and conferences, specialized teaching tools like Supercoolschool, tutor-student networks.

6. Learner Tools: online backchannels, memorization help, mobile learning apps such as StudyBlue and test prep programs.

7. Collaborative Learning: online study groups, modern question and answering platforms like Quora.com, language and teacher communities.

8. Funding and Payments: A problem that does not have too many solutions is college funding but Enzi.org and GradeFund are making efforts to improve  financial questions surrounding education.

9. Hardware for Education: One Laptop Per Child and tablet computers.

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