Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Jack Lynch argues that effective curriculum is “less about iTunes playlists” and more akin to “a movie, with each scene building on a previous scene,” coherently.
Activate Learning purchased Conceptua Math and Chinese homework app provider Knowbox raised $100 million in its latest funding round.
An effort launched at the ASU/GSV Summit will evaluate ed-tech providers on a rubric gauging whether they meet specific interoperability goals.
In this week’s dealmaking news, ed-tech companies unveiled new partnerships. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Renaissance integrated their products as part of a new strategic partnership. Also, Chinese internet company Tencent partnered with Age of Learning, the creator of children’s learning platform ABCmouse.com.
Why is the transition from print to digital content not happening faster? The most common reason is that schools do not have enough digital devices, our survey shows.
Amazon has announced that it is ending support for TenMarks, an online instructional program in math and writing.
The 125-school district wants to move toward more student-centered learning as it works to close opportunity and achievement gaps.
To simplify the materials adoption process and ensure consistency and standards alignment, districts are turning to third-party curriculum reviews and evaluation tools.
The curriculum provider Open Up Resources will have its curriculum — which is created on an open license — distributed through Microsoft 365.
Businesses that sell technology and education services in the U.S. are being invited to apply for a June trade mission to Colombia and Peru.