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
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
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, Learning Mgt Systems, MOOCs, Op-Ed, Personal 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
The promise of big data for schools is not going away and neither are the perils.
InBloom is Wilting Due to Privacy Concerns, Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report
in Big Data, News, inBloom (Shared Learning Collaborative), Knewton | 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
Today, only 22% of the world's children finish high school. Only 55% finish sixth grade.
10 EdTech Startups You Must Know About, Bhaskar Santosh, EdTechReview
in Top 'x' Lists, Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), StraighterLine | 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
These are a few of the dozens of companies using technology is a highly disruptive force.
The Rise of EdTech, Ilya Pozin, TNW
in Language Learning, News, 2U (2tor), Coursera, Khan Academy, Knewton, Top Hat Monocle | Permalink
Partnership with HMH brings adaptive learning to nearly every school district in US.
Knewton Brings "Smart Learning" to Schools Nationwide, Anya Kamenetz, Fast Company
in Adaptive Learning, News, Houghton Mifflin, Knewton | Permalink
Macmillan will use Knewton’s adaptive learning platform for English language instruction.
Knewton Teams Up with Macmillan, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOm
in Adaptive Learning, Knewton, Macmillian | Permalink
It’s not as simple as sprinkling a little machine learning fairy dust on your content.
Knewton (Quietly) Pivots, Michael Feldstein, eLiterate
in Adaptive Learning, Op-Ed, Knewton | Permalink
70+ adaptive learning vendors working to help college leaders decide what they need.
Gates Foundation Helps Colleges Keep Tabs with Adaptive Learning Tech, Paul Fain, IHE
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, Higher Ed, News, Gates Foundation, Knewton | Permalink
Critics miss is the evolution of a disruptive innovation — it starts as a “good enough."
Special K: Don’t Sleep On Khan Academy, Knewton, Michael Horn, Education Next
in Op-Ed, Khan Academy, Knewton | Permalink
15 Folks who will change everything, from the way we teach math to how we train teachers.
Impact 15: Classroom Revolutionaries, Caroline Howard, Forbes
in Top 'x' Lists, Who's Who, Apple, Coursera, DreamBox Learning, edX, Gates Foundation, K12, Inc., Khan Academy, Knewton, Kno, NSVF, Udacity | Permalink
The program brings online courses to 3.5 million youth in juvenile justice system.
Dept of Ed Taps Knewton for At-Risk Youth Program, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in e-Learning, News, Knewton | Permalink
There’s a litany of resources being created on a daily basis.
25 EdTech Startups Worth Knowing, Katie Lepi, Edudemic
in Top 'x' Lists, Coursera, edX, General Assembly, Knewton, Lore (Coursekit), StraighterLine, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
The Crisis in Higher Education, Nicholas Carr, Technology Reivew, MIT
in Higher Ed, MOOCs, News, Coursera, edX, Khan Academy, Knewton, MIT, Udacity | Permalink
Gives an analysis of adaptive learning and the theories behind our recommendation engine.
Knewton Adaptive Learning, Knewton
in Adaptive Learning, Knewton | Permalink
“Is anyone on this panel even close to making money?”
Founders Conference on the Future of Education, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in e-Learning, News, Codecademy, Knewton | Permalink
“I encourage startups in this space because I’d like to acquire you...” says Brian Kibby.
McGraw-Hill: Build Education Tech and We'll Buy You, Ki Mae Heussner, GigaOM
in Adaptive Learning, News, Coursera, Inkling, Knewton, McGraw-Hill | Permalink
One of the hottest startup sectors right now is education.
A Million Education Startups But No One to Acquire Them, Alyson Shontell, Business Insider
in Op-Ed, 2U (2tor), Knewton, Lore (Coursekit) | Permalink
Edtech start-ups are bullish on the potential of their innovations.
3 Hottest Trends in Education Reform, Sehreen Noor Ali, Policymic
in Adaptive Learning, e-Learning, News, Stats, 2U (2tor), Chegg, Grockit, Joel Klein, Khan Academy, Knewton | Permalink
Investments in ed tech tripled to $429-million in 2011 from $146-million in 2002.
Investors See Ed Tech Companies' 'Internet Moment,' Nick DeSantis, The Chronicle
in e-Learning, Investment, News, Stats, Blackboard, Chegg, Gates Foundation, Inigral, Knewton, Udacity, Udemy | Permalink
SNHU, Knewton, SkillShare, Chegg, Pearson, Datawind, Fidelis, 2tor, Root-1, MacArthur Fnd.
The World's Top 10 Innovative Education Companies, Fast Company
in News, Top 'x' Lists, 2U (2tor), Chegg, Clayton Christensen, Knewton, MacArthur Foundation, Pearson | Permalink
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