Products emphasizing virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, reading, writing, social-emotional learning, classroom design, and other topics resonated with school district leaders.
A Long Island purchasing cooperative wants software for career and technical education services, a Tennessee district is buying social-emotional learning curriculum, and a Mississippi K-12 system is purchasing early-grades reading curriculum.
Texas schools are in need of career and technical education products and services, as well as math and reading programs. A district in New York is in the market for a system that will allow educators to manage students’ devices.
Kahoot! has acquired two companies in one week, while Labster raised $21 million in a Series B round, Scholastic purchased a major stake in Make Believe Ideas in the U.K., College Board and MetaMetrics announced a partnership, and Wah Fu Education Group raised nearly $6 million in an IPO.
The goal is to take studies that have shown high evidence of impact in one setting and see if those findings can be replicated under different circumstances.
Renaissance has acquired Early Learning Labs, while Nearpod will acquire Flocabulary and Instructure is purchasing MasteryConnect.
Two acquisitions–Weld North Education of Assessment Technology, and Allovue of Equiday–top our news, which includes LearnPlatform’s expansion and funding for Move This World.
One of Arizona’s largest school districts searches for an online learning platform, and a California district seeks an educator effectiveness data system. Cincinnati is looking for an English/language arts resource.
After reviewing SEL products from nine vendors, the Howard County, Md. school district chose one for teachers in its 42 elementary schools. We look at the decision-making process.
Harris County wants to manage enrollment data for students in after-school programs, and Edinburg schools requires elementary reading and math software.