Some things you may have missed at SXSWedu

The SXSWedu conference ended March 8. Here are three of many buzzed about products that took center stage at SXSWedu:

1. Pearson debuted their new iBooks, which aim to help teachers “offer a learning experience illuminated with color, video, 3D animation and other interactive images.” Read more at

2. Pathbrite introduced its next-generation ePortfolio platform and knowledge graph. Pathbrite ePortfolios “enable individuals to go beyond static resumes to vividly chronicle and showcase a lifetime of achievement in order to secure important goals like getting into a preferred school or landing a first job.” Read more at

3. “Reading Rainbow” host LeVar Burton, who gave the March 6 keynote, discussed the upcoming mobile app centered around the popular children’s show, which ran for 26 years before it was cancelled in 2009. Read about the “Reading Rainbow” app on

Did you attend SXSWedu? Tell us about the products and companies you learned about!