A district in Rhode Island is looking for an IEP instructional support platform, and a district in North Carolina is seeking a digital curriculum.
A Mississippi district is looking for an online supplemental music education program, and a Texas regional services education agency is seeking online digital resources.
Activate Learning purchased Conceptua Math and Chinese homework app provider Knowbox raised $100 million in its latest funding round.
Digital House, an Argentine company that offers intensive technology courses and executive programs to the Latin American market, has raised $20 million.
In this week’s dealmaking news, mathematics education company Carnegie Learning acquired Globaloria, a provider of computer science courses. Also, DIY computer kit provider Piper and Denmark-based Labster raised funds.
In this week’s dealmaking news, India-based startup BYJU’S raised $40 million from China-based Tencent; in addition, World Book formed a partnership with Eupheus Learning to expand into the Indian market.
Wanted: Digital Curricula That Motivate Students
Teachers Surveyed Also Want Customized Content, and the Ability to Collect Data
Educators are increasingly serving students bite-sized chunks of digital curricula from a smorgasbord of sources, rather than relying exclusively on an all-inclusive set of academic resources.
Digital learning company EVERFI raised $190 million from investors including Bono; in addition, education game company Legends of Learning and early-childhood app provider Marco Polo Learning received investments.
Open Up Resources, a nonprofit vowing to compete with commercial publishers for contracts, is partnering with EL Education to provide English/language arts content.
A United Kingdom-based digital news service aims to boost students’ critical thinking around what is real news, and what isn’t.