Learning to work as a team for success with rowing can impart a lot of lessons for the startup world.
Kahoot! and Code.org team up in an effort to advance K-12 computer science education. A handful of ed-tech firms including web-based teaching learning solutions provider Edmentum and instructional technology company BookNook raised funds from investors.
Computer Science includes programming and coding and also includes lots of other concepts such as computational thinking.
In this week’s dealmaking news, New Mountain Learning, a provider of digital and blended learning solutions, raised funds from CIP Capital. Also, Really Good Stuff purchased Steve Spangler Science.
There’s a lot of information to soak up at SXSWedu. But it’s also an opportunity to make important startup connections.
Education companies including Canada-based Permission Click and Eupheus, an Indian ed-tech startup, raised funds from the investment community.
Education companies should judge accelerator programs on their ability to help with marketing, data analysis, outreach, and goal-setting, a trio of investors say.
In this week’s dealmaking news, Oslo-based startup Kahoot! closed a $17 million funding round. Also, GameMine, a mobile game publisher, is partnering with a Prague-based childhood learning app company.
Good news for parents concerned about kids getting too much screen time: It’s possible to teach computer science concepts to very young kids without using computers at all.
K-12 colloaborative learning platform Kiddom completed its Series B funding round. Also, Tech Will Save Us, a UK developer of STEM kits and toys, raised funding.