Now there are 3 casualties among the current, over-hyped Silicon Valley EdTech Darlings.
The First Crack in the Ed Tech Hype Bubble of 2011-2013, Christopher Nyren, edreach
in Bubble in EdTech?, Op-Ed, 2U (2tor), Altius, Chegg, Coursera, CourseSmart, Grockit, Inkling, Kaplan, Knewton, Kno, McGraw-Hill, Pearson | Permalink
Co-fdr Farbood Nivi: Selling off test prep lets Learnist get more runway w/out diluting shares.
Grockit Sells Test Prep Assets to Kaplan, Rebrands as Learnist, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Investment, News, Social Learning, Grockit, Kaplan | Permalink
Co. boasts 25,000+ active users on its online coding education platform.
Treehouse Raises $7M to Grow Online Coding Platform, edSurge
in e-Learning, Investment, Kaplan, Treehouse | Permalink
Kaplan, teamed with TechStarts, joins the latest in growing cavalcade of EdTech accelerators.
Test Prep Giant Kaplan Launches A New EdTech Accelerator, Rip Empson, TechCrunch
in Accelerators & Incubators, News, Kaplan | Permalink
Model allowed colleges to be quite profitable businesses while failing to educate students.
For-Profit Colleges Get Schooled, Melissa Korn, Wall Street Journal
in e-Learning, Higher Ed, News, Kaplan | Permalink
A generation of "edupreneurs" repsonds to genuine classrom needs in ways big companies can't.
Can Education Entrepreneurs Do Well and Do Good?, Annie Murphy Paul, Time
in Classroom Tech, News, Desmos, Edmodo, Kaplan, Piazza | Permalink
CEO of Kaplan discusses the ideas in his new book, Changes.edu
Interview with Andrew Rosen, Kaplan CEO -Christopher Dawson, ZDNet Education
in e-Learning, Who's Who, Kaplan | Permalink
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