Sony Global Education said it has developed a form of “blockchain” technology for schools, as education officials slowly begin to explore the concept’s applicability to schools.
Instructure Inc., which serves 1,600 customers with its Canvas learning management system, went public on Friday, in what some say is a boost to the K-12 market.
Blackboard acquired ParentLink, a communication platform that connects schools with parents and the community.
Teachers are using Google’s Classroom to manage workflow with their students, but some technology directors think the tool distracts from their districts’ learning management systems.
Desire2Learn, a Canadian-based LMS provider, raised $85 million in Series B funding, bringing its total external investment to $165 million.
Blackboard recently acquired CardSmith, a campus card solutions provider, marking their third acquisition of 2014.
Wireless technology giant Qualcomm acquired EmpoweredU, a provider of mobile-based learning platforms, in an effort to provide students 24/7 access to learning materials.
Blackboard, a well-known leader in learning management systems, recently acquired IT help desk provider Perceptis, the company’s second acquisition of 2014.
More than 60,000 educators in the state will have access to the system for professional development.
The major online-services provider Google has released its first learning management system, designed to help educators organize and collect assignments, ask questions of students, and perform other tasks.