SMATOOS is a dynamic online news site covering the convergence of education and technology trends worldwide. We track the impact that technology has on education, with up-to-the-minute industry news, app reviews, interviews with education specialists and industry leaders, and interactive polls and surveys. We also provide comprehensive guides to schools and universities, as well as a database of the best sites for online learning. A one-stop-shop for students, educators and techies, SMATOOS is dedicated to the idea that you can “learn smarter”.
Alan Moonsoo Kim has a broad range of experience in education, publishing and e-learning. He co-founded ETOOS, which was named a 2004 Korean Technology Fast 50 company by Deloitte Consulting. He also co-founded 34School, an alternative school in South Korea.
Steve Yongdu JO has a degree in Economics and a strong interest in education. He believes that SmartLearning has the potential to connect people around the world and to create entirely new ways of learning.
Senior Editor / Casey Lartigue, Jr.
Casey Lartigue, Jr., is senior editor at SMATOOS.com. His interests include reading, writing, talking, singing, and dancing. He has two degrees from Harvard and plenty of smartphone apps.
Nell Wulfhart is an editor at SMATOOS.com. Her interests are digital culture, developments in publishing and proper punctuation.
Editor / Tomomi Amao
Tomomi Amao teaches Japanese and has lived in Korea for five years Her interests are reading books and learning languages.
Sora Kim has a degree in Mathematics and has been teaching mathematics for four years. She is interested in digital device-based education, especially in the areas of math, science and music.
Emma Kwon has a degree in Consumer Studies and is interested in education, literature and media trends. Before she became a SMATOOS app reviewer, she worked at an online education company for two years.