Game-based platform teaches computer science, coding

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CodeCombat, which offers a platform to help kids learn computer science, announced that it has closed a $2 million seed round of funding from Third Kind Venture Capital, Andreessen Horowitz and Allen & Company. My students love CodeCombat because it makes learning to code fun!

The End of the Promise of Personalized Learning?

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Here’s the thing: schools profile students as a core function to cause learning, and they definitely promote their service and not only their own lesson-plan products, but those of thousands of publishers. Thousands of applications used by schools right now have innate function that tests and sorts students (profiling) and then uses the same sort of algorithms that advertising systems do to auto-recommend paths of learning, content, and intersection with teachers.

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Ohio shutting down its clearinghouse for online lessons

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Next school year, however, schools will be on their own because the state’s Distance Learning Clearinghouse is going away. Another Lager-owned company, IQ, was hired to provide an online interface for the program and was paid $1.2

6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design!

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6 Professional Opportunities for Learning More About Classroom Design Back to school is always an exciting time filled with rich opportunities to learn and share with colleagues, grade level teams, and friends in your professional learning network.

After Layoffs, Math Curriculum Developer Reasoning Mind Sells to Weld North Education

Edsurge

One of these deals made for splashy headlines: Dreambox Learning’s $130 million investment from The Rise Fund. Reasoning Mind , a Houston-based nonprofit, was acquired by Imagine Learning. Imagine is owned by Weld North Education, a private equity firm that has amassed a portfolio of more than 10 education technology companies over the years. standards. Imagine previously acquired Think Through Math, another digital math product, in 2016.)

Virginia district launches summer kindergarten readiness initiative

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