Ed-tech businesses including LearnPlatform and TeacherGaming raised funds. Also, education management solutions provider ASSIST and Brainly announced acquisitions.
The developer of online games and apps will pay $650,000 to settle a complaint of privacy violations brought by the FTC.
The Finnish co-founder of MinecraftEdu is taking lessons learned from that startup and applying them to dozens of popular online games for education.
Follett, an education materials and technology wholesaler, announced Thursday that it will begin selling hands-on STEM materials and software from LEGO Education solutions.
The acquisition of Motion Math is just the second in Curriculum Associates’ history — and a sign of the burgeoning interest in games as instructional tools.
A VR platform simulating hands-on surgical training has won the top prize in the U.S. Department of Education’s EdSim Challenge.
Learning platform provider Chegg announced its acquisition of Cogeon, and ed-tech investor Owl Ventures closed an $185 million funding round.
The CEO of a digital learning games company talks about her efforts to build a system that creates better data and a common vocabulary to measure the effectiveness of games.
The Colorado education department wants to purchase assessment and monitoring software for alternative schools. Cincinnati, Ohio schools are looking to partner with an app developer to create custom platforms, and the Warren County district in Tennessee wants web design services.
The company says it is determined to move from selling a “disconnected mix of products” to an “integrated, holistic experience.”