The giant education company Pearson will weave littleBits products into a science curriculum serving grades 3-8.
CB Insights did a postmortem on why startup companies fail–a chronicle of missteps that may offer lessons for K-12 companies.
Companies selected as “emerging partners” by the State Educational Technology Directors Association will get access to digital learning leaders and larger companies that work with the nonprofit.
An EdWeek Market Brief webinar on Feb. 21 will take an in-depth at K-12 systems’ demands for curriculum and instruction customized to student needs and interests.
In this week’s dealmaking news, assessment developer ACT invested adaptive learning company Smart Sparrow. Also, K-12 engagement platform LivingTree acquired fundraising platform Edbacker and PeopleAdmin acquired Performance Matters.
The role of educators and technology in teaching soft skills to the workforce of the future was the theme of a stud by The Economist Intelligence Unit.
Ed-tech businesses including LearnPlatform and TeacherGaming raised funds. Also, education management solutions provider ASSIST and Brainly announced acquisitions.
Teachers and students can now take images from a 360-degree camera and, using tools from Google, turn them into their own “expeditions.”
As the use of virtual reality evolves in the U.S. and around the world, the next question is: what educational content will be created for it?
Three students from Hong Kong demonstrate what a new study shows: students enjoy self-directed learning with the support of a teacher.