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Knewton gains a vast distribution channel. Microsoft gets an adaptive learning tool.
Microsoft and Knewton Partner-Up, Christina Farr, VentureBeat
in Adaptive Learning, News, Knewton, Microsoft | Permalink
Co offers online platform professors use to create an adaptive course for any subject.
Smart Sparrow Scores $10M, Led by Yellow Brick Capital, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Teaching Tech | Permalink
We cover a lot of ground: edtech in general, standardized testing, privacy, & more.
Q&A With Jim Shelton of the Department Of Education, Jordan Shapiro, Forbes
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Edu Infrastructure & Security, Open Ed Resources (OER), Personalized Learning, Who's Who, Apple, Google, Microsoft, News Corp | Permalink
“We’ve brought together world-class instructional materials, rich multimedia and a powerful analytics engine that will transform the way teachers teach & students learn.” Joel Klein
Amplify's Middle School Content Makes Learning Look Beautiful, Jordan Shapiro, Forbes
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Common Core Aligned, Games, News, Amplify, Joel Klein | Permalink
Education could look a whole lot different a few decades from now.
10 Roles For Artificial Intelligence In Education, TeachThought
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, News, Op-Ed, Personalized Learning, Top 'x' Lists, Tutoring Tech | Permalink
Area9 is the co behind McGraw-Hill’s adaptive learning platform, LearnSmart.
McGraw-Hill Acquires Area 9, Appoints David Levin CEO, Kirstin Winkler, Edukwest
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
Company's pivot to new value prop similar to pivots from 2U, Udacity, Coursera and EdX.
Flat World Raises $9M From Bessemer, Other, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, e-Books/Textbooks, Higher Ed, Investment, Personalized Learning | Permalink
What is the value of a tutor in 2014 and beyond.
Apps Replace Tutors at an Increasing Speed, Kirsten Winkler, kirstenwinkler.com
in Adaptive Learning, Language Learning, Op-Ed | Permalink
Co plans to add 80 to 100 people to its staff of 145. Total capital now at $104 million.
Knewton Lands $51M From Atomico, GSV Capital, Others, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Personalized Learning | Permalink
Simplest way to think about adaptive learning products in their current state is as tutors.
What Faculty Should Know About Adaptive Learning, Michael Feldstein, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Op-Ed | Permalink
The adaptive mathematics learning tech company's total funding is $25.5M. Employs 82.
DreamBox Gets $14.5 Million from Reed Hastings, John Doerr, John Cook, GeekWire
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, STEM Learning, DreamBox Learning, NSVF | Permalink
The devil lurks in statistics: the IES disagrees with SRI's positive report on DreamBox.
DreamBox CEO Promises the Data Will Back Them Up, Tony Wan, edSurge
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, News, STEM Learning, DreamBox Learning | Permalink
You hear in tech circles, “privacy is dead,” uttered by those with a stake in our personal data.
Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2013: Data vs Privacy, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Clever, Desire2Learn, Facebook, Gates Foundation, Google, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
In the past few years the buzz about ed tech has become persistent, especially in America
Wiping Out the Blackboard, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, MOOCs, News, Apple, Coursera, Gates Foundation, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Khan Academy, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
Co app offers digital library of 18K titles, w quizzes to improve literacy weakness.
LightSail Education Raises $3.5M Led by Viceroy Capital, Lora Kolodny, Wall Street Journal
in Adaptive Learning, Apps, e-Books/Textbooks, Investment | Permalink
How many of you have actually spent quality time in an adaptive learning platform?
5 Questions About Adaptive Learning Platforms, Joshua Kim, Inside Higher Ed
in Adaptive Learning, Learning Mgt Systems, Op-Ed, Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure, Knewton | Permalink
1 Q: "Do you still believe 50% of high school courses will be delivered online by 2019?"
Global Search for Education: Got Tech? U.S., C.M. Rubin, Huffington Post
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, Clayton Christensen | Permalink
What does it mean if we view students (and their data) as a resource to be mined and extracted? What's gained? What's lost? What's depleted? Who profits? Who benefits?
Student Data is the New Oil: MOOCs, Metaphor, and Money, Audrey Watters, Hack Education
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Personalized Learning, Who's Who, Coursera, Desire2Learn, Knewton, Udacity | Permalink
3rd acquisition this year is Vancouver-based adaptive learning startup, Knowillage.
Desire2Learn Continues Shopping Spree, Snaps Up Knowillage, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Adaptive Learning, Investment, Boundless, Desire2Learn, Knewton | Permalink
“...machine-guided learning model works for certain content, but probably not for Melville”
The Two Cultures of Education, Stanley Fish, New York Times
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Higher Ed, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Coursera | Permalink
New grants that will further its already vast and controversial influence on public education.
Gates Pours Millions in New Grants to Change Teaching Profession, Valerie Strauss, Wash Post
in Adaptive Learning, Higher Ed, Investment, News, Op-Ed, Gates Foundation | Permalink
Interview with inventor of 2 blockbuster ed technologies, LEGO Mindstorms and Scratch.
MIT Tech Trailblazer is Critic of Computerized Learning, Jill Barshay, Hechinger Report
in Adaptive Learning, Big Data, Privacy, Analytics, Coding for Kids, MOOCs, Who's Who, MIT | Permalink
“‘You guys sound like you’re from the future,’” Jose Ferreira, Knewton CEO, says. “That’s the most common reaction we get from others in the industry.”
What If You Could Learn Everything?, Anya Kamentez, The Daily Beast
in Adaptive Learning, Who's Who, Knewton | Permalink
New technology is poised to disrupt America's schools, and then the world's.
Catching On at Last, The Economist
in Adaptive Learning, Industry Facts, News, Amplify, Chegg, EmbanetCompass, Joel Klein, Khan Academy, Knewton, News Corp, Noodle, Pearson, Schoolnet, Wireless Generation | Permalink
At ISTE he answers tough questions about Pearson's K-12 assessment & instruction.
Pearson: Assessment and Instruction are 'Inseperable', Benjamin Herold, Education Week
in Adaptive Learning, Assessment Tech, Who's Who, Pearson | Permalink
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