Girls Who Code expands to its first international market. Education companies Kinvolved, Photomath, Yuanfudao, Edves, and Kukua raise money in funding rounds.
Personalized learning platform IXL Learning has acquired educational games provider ABCya, and early education software provider Brightwheel has raised $21 million.
Achieve3000 has acquired Actively Learn and now plans to offer differentiated instruction to preK to adult learners, while Chinese tutoring company TAL Education bought app developer Dr. Panda.
Test provider ACT has invested in Open Assessment Technologies, a provider of open-source assessment solutions.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Wonderschool, a platform aims to help experienced educators and childcare providers start and run their own in-home businesses, raised $20 million, and littleBits, a provider of technology kits for kids, has acquired DIY Co., an operator of online educational services for kids and their families.
Language and literacy software solutions provider Imagine Learning and childcare management technology company Procare Software announced acquisitions.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Canada-based classroom workflow app Showbie acquired formative assessment tools provider Socrative. Also, Swing Education, an online job market for substitute teachers, and Goodwall, a professional development network for students, raised funds.
In this week’s dealmaking news, a handful of education companies were acquired; Follett acquired adaptive learning platform Fishtree and Chegg acquired online studying platform StudyBlue.
In this week’s dealmaking news, a number of ed-tech companies including Boxlight and Education Networks of America announced acquisitions.
An effort to bring artificial intelligence to Edmodo and Scholastic customers is billed as having the potential to improve students’ learning outcomes and “personalize” learning.