IXL Learning Agrees to Acquire Wyzant Tutoring Marketplace

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, today announced it has agreed to acquire Wyzant , the nation’s largest marketplace for online tutoring. The evolution of IXL. About IXL Learning .

IXL Learning Names Richard Carranza as Chief of Strategy and Global Development

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IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, has hired Richard Carranza as its Chief of Strategy and Global Development. IXL’s personalized learning platform. About IXL Learning.

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IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Expands Game-Based Learning Offerings

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Today, IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform, announced it has acquired ABCya , the creator of more than 400 educational computer games and apps for kids. Since 2004, ABCya has provided students from pre-K to 5th grade with access to hundreds of educational games and apps.

Rhode Island Approves IXL for K-12 Blended Learning and Assessment

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, has been approved by the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) for use under two statewide initiatives. Individualizing learning for every student. About IXL Learning .

Austin Independent School District Selects IXL to Support Classroom Instruction and Distance Learning

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IXL Learning , the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students, today announced a three-year agreement with Austin Independent School District to bring its adaptive software to approximately 70,000 students. IXL’s impact in Texas. About IXL Learning.

The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

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Can''t access flash on your iPad? Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages. Rover is targeted towards enhancing the K-12 education experience, bringing the best online learning content to your iPad- including access to content ordinarily available on the Apple tablet (e.g.

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Renaissance Learning to Acquire Nearpod in Blockbuster $650M All-Cash Deal

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With constant budget pressures, protracted sales cycles and a diffuse web of different purchasing processes, the K-12 education market is not for the faint of heart, especially for startups looking to establish themselves. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Remote Instruction

10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

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IXL Learning. One out of every eight students in the US uses IXL Learning software solutions at school, so it makes sense that they love bringing educators onto their teams! However, if you’re vigilant, sometimes you can catch an Education Consultant or Content Writing role. If you have a passion for education technology and serving an international student base, this could be the right place for you. Demme Learning. Adult Learning.

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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Kiddom is designed to help teachers curate individual learning experiences with pages that are visual and easy-to-understand, and enable teachers to quickly determine student progress and where remediation is needed. IXL Learning. Learn Zillion. PBS Learning Media. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. ” — Sara Giroux, Special Education Teacher.

Hack Education Weekly News

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. All this feeds the review I write each December on the stories we are told about the future of education. National) Education Politics. Via Education Week : “Reorganization of U.S. Lots of Republicans , Few Democrats,” says Education Week. There’s another story on DeVos and virtual schools down in the “online education” section below.

What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it

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In their overview of the summer slide, Quinn and Polikoff offer a few keys facts: Learning and achievement is perishable. The average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning each summer. My colleagues and I budgeted substantial amounts of time to reteach our students the skills that they had learned the year before; it was no secret that summer vacation led to rusty skills and forgotten knowledge. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community

When Adaptive Tools Can’t Adapt to Students’ Native Language

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If students can’t read the directions, they can’t access the information. And if students can’t read the directions, they can’t access the information.” The texts suddenly become much more difficult for students to access.”. But, Gertler says, this shouldn’t affect students’ ability to access the material since they’re only assigned materials aligned to their level. are the most educated and the least educated ever,” Salinas reports. “If

What?s New: New Tools for Schools

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Tech & Learning Rounds Up a Summary of New Tools for Schools Software & Online ACHIEVE3000 & ICIVIC ( www.achieve3000.com ) & ( www.icivics.org ) Achieve3000 and iCivics are partnering to offer middle and high school students government and civics lessons designed so that students can learn the fundamentals of American democracy at their own individual reading levels. announced the OneVision Kids Program for K-12 Education Facilities.

Using Data To Deliver Real Personalized Learning with Kiddom

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It’s not searchable, it’s not visual and it’s not accessible. And in a small number of schools, equipped with the right tools, it is being used to deliver real personalized learning. This is the kind of real personalized learning that free online learning platform Kiddom is on a mission to put into every classroom. Access : Free email signup. So how is Kiddom using data to deliver real personalized learning?