In this week’s dealmaking news, the ed-tech sector saw a handful of acquisitions. Private equity firm Education Growth Partners acquired Apex Learning while Sylvan Learning purchased Citelighter, among other acquisitions.
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.
In this week’s dealmaking news, India-based ed-tech startup BYJU’s raised $30 million from investors, and Raise.me, a social enterprise-focused company, has taken in $12 million.
Deep research and development helped startup Listenwise create a unique multiple choice, auto-graded quiz to assess listening skills.
Even the best teachers can be reluctant to use new technology in the classroom. Here are some ways to overcome that.
When companies want to communicate their findings to K-12 officials, they often turn to white papers. We asked a researcher to explain the genre.
Vocabulary learning is like a dimmer switch–with the right techniques eventually students will shine.
A more business-oriented White House could have big implications for educational gaming companies and other ed-tech entrepreneurs, says a digital gaming expert.
A academic scholar who trains future K-12 educators offers advice to vendors on how they can design products and professional development to address teachers’ tech needs and fears.
Virtual reality designers, video game developers, and ed-tech companies are invited to submit concepts for the competition, which is offering $680,000 in prize money.