Amplify’s Been Quiet. Here’s Where CEO Larry Berger Says It’s Going in 2018

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He also talked about the challenges facing edtech companies today, including his skepticism towards what he calls an “engineering” model of personalized learning. And that’s the thing we started doing back in 2003, which has grown and evolved. We were talking about tablets, games, books and other kinds of services. As you removed some of that and condensed your focus, what do you think was the biggest lesson that you’ve learned?

Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology

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The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue. In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer. Tablet computers didn’t take off until a decade later.

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