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.

IXL Learning Releases New iPhone App

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Today, IXL Learning announced the release of its iPhone app, which features more than 5,700 skills in math and English language arts. The IXL iPhone app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store. Google Classroom Feedback: New Features ] IXL provides personalized learning and detailed explanations help students grasp new concepts and correct mistakes. Problems on IXL are algorithmically generated, rather than pulled from a static question bank.

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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 .

TONS of #RightDevice Tech Resources from @IntelEDU 's New Learning Community to Support Teachers!

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I was recently contacted by Intel, a technology company that hopes to assist educators all over the world with their newest technological advancements and devices. Through study and research, they''ve come to see that educators might be uncomfortable with, intimidated by, or not sure how to incorporate technology into the classroom. Join the IntelEDU Learning Community : ( click here ) Please first read the introduction of this post.

IXL to Acquire Australian Digital Instructional Provider, 3P Learning, for $135 Million

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IXL Learning , a San Mateo, Calif.-based based provider of digital K-12 instructional and assessment tools has agreed to acquire Australian education technology company 3P Learning in an all-cash deal worth approximately AU $189 million, or approximately US $135 million.

IXL Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise

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IXL submitted its whitepaper, ” IXL Design Principles: Core Features Grounded in Learning Science Research ,” as evidence that links IXL’s product design to established research on how students learn. SAN MATEO, Calif.,

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.

Laredo Independent School District and IXL Partner to Support In-Person and At-Home 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 Laredo Independent School District to bring its award-winning program to approximately 23,600 students and 1,100 teachers. About IXL Learning.

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

Educators on Artificial Intelligence: Here's the One Thing it Can't Do Well

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It isn’t just the tech entrepreneurs and Hollywood directors who dream about the role that artificial intelligence can play, or will play, in everyday human life—educators have begin to join them. Or is artificial intelligence the secret to freeing up educators’ time for other, non-routine tasks, like mentoring and spending more one-on-one time with students? Some give generalized, out-of-classroom descriptions; others tailor their definitions more specifically to education.

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.

Beyond ‘Drill And Kill’: How IXL Can Help Students Learn More

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Beyond ‘Drill And Kill’: How IXL Can Help Students Learn More. In 1956, a team led by an educational psychologist at the University of Chicago created a framework for categorizing educational goals, called the Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.

TenMarks Shutdown Leaves Teachers Wanting, Competitors Circling

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Come June 30, operations at the Amazon-owned online education program will cease entirely. Its parent company, 3P Learning, promises to price-match on districts’ most recent TenMarks contract. Freckle , a math education provider that was recently acquired by Renaissance Learning, published a blog post in April 2018, just days after TenMarks announced it would be shutting down, positioning itself as a strong alternative for districts.

Who’s on the List of Most Popular Edtech Organizations and Jobs?

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Curious to learn about the trends in edtech jobs over the last year? Educator success job” at Better World Ed. Curriculum solutions designers job” at Cengage Learning. Language arts curriculum designer” at IXL Learning. Senior education specialist job” at Eduscape. We have a number of educators looking to make the transition to an edtech company, and it seems that for many, their first choice in role is curriculum writer/curriculum development.”.

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.