Researchers Test onebillion Math App in English and Portuguese Among Brazilian Students

Many like to say that math is the universal language. But common sense appears to indicate otherwise. Put more specifically: one might expect students who […]

Can you teach K-12 students to become entrepreneurs?

Quick: What’s the first name that comes to mind when I say: entrepreneur? I’ll wait. Got it? For an overwhelming majority of us, an entrepreneur […]

EdTech and Education in the 2010s: A Lost Decade or a Period of Progress?

In the final months of the current decade, U.S. students received two lackluster report cards. First in October, the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP, […]

Possip, a Black Woman-Led EdTech Startup, Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

For educators and administrators, community outreach is a big part of their job. But the feedback they receive—on classes, individuals, team sports, after-school programming, and […]

Mentoring Minds Acquires SchoolSpire to Fuse Their Curriculum with a Digital Platform

On December 10, the Tyler, Texas-based Mentoring Minds announced it had acquired SchoolSpire, which is located just 100 miles away in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. […]

Parsons Paris Joins a Growing Body of Colleges Offering Pre-College Online Courses for High Schoolers

Parsons Paris announced on December 2 that they would be launching a 30-hour immersive, introductory online course on fashion and luxury for high schoolers interested […]

Bamboo Learning Raises $1.4M Seed Round to Further Development of Educational Uses of Amazon Alexa Technology

As worries about the effects of screen time in education have grown, efforts to establish alternative delivery methods have followed. One promising technology is the […]

Freedom Learning Group Hires Military Spouses for eLearning Development While Stationed Overseas

As digital technology makes remote work more viable, some populations of underemployed professionals are coming online. The Freedom Learning Group, founded by Stacey and Nathan […]

ASSISTments Has Won Over $25 Million in Grants with Next to No Business Structure or Marketing

While many edtech tools and solutions might show promising results in small studies or certain conditions, very few prove effective at scale. That is not […]

27% of Edtech Product Licenses Go Unused: LearnPlatform Report

Education technology is used widely in schools and districts across the U.S. Collectively, U.S. K-12 education spends more than $12 billion every year on edtech […]

Khan Academy and NWEA Launche MAP Teaching Tool, Furthering Shift to Personalized Learning

Over the past semester, five districts across the U.S. have been piloting a new tool jointly offered by Khan Academy and the Northwest Evaluation Association […]

Kangarootime, Which Offers an Early Childhood Education Platform, Raises $3.5 Million Series A

Kangarootime, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based provider of early childhood education support software, announced on October 30 that it had raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. […]

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