K-12 Dealmaking: PowerSchool Acquires Haiku Learning; Jefferson Education Partners with Fishtree

Marketplace K-12

PowerSchool continued its acquisition streak with the purchase of Haiku Learning; in addition, Jefferson Education announced a partnership with Fishtree, and digital writing solution provider Citelighter gained additional funding. PowerSchool Purchases Haiku Learning: The K-12 education solutions provider acquired Haiku Learning , provider of a cloud-based learning management and classroom collaboration solution designed to meet the needs of K-12 educators.

App of the Week: A clever LMS for instruction design

eSchool News

Haiku Learning. Haiku Learning is a cleverly designed LMS geared towards extending learning beyond the classroom. In addition to creating and managing their classes, teachers can create rubrics, assessments, and tasks using sophisticated but straightforward built-in creation tools. Keep up a gradebook, attendance rosters, and inter-class communications in this centralized, cloud-based learning hub.

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5 Essential Effective Blended Learning Best Practices

The CoolCatTeacher

Tips and Tricks I've Learned from Experience From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. ” When bricks and clicks combine into a powerful learning experience for students, we have an effective blended classroom. This blog post is sponsored by PowerSchool Learning. As an illustration, this summer at ISTE, I facilitated a panel of blended learning experts. In flipped learning, students watch videos at home.

PowerSchool Completes Schoology Purchase in March Toward ‘Unified’ K-12 Data Ecosystem

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The newest addition comes courtesy of Schoology, a K-12 learning management system provider that PowerSchool announced it was buying last month. After PowerSchool rolled out its Unified Classroom suite in 2016, Schoology was tapped to be its first learning management system partner.

PowerSchool Buys Chalkable, Tops $200 Million in Acquisition Spending

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The once venerable publisher axed several high-profile (and profitable) businesses in the Financial Times and The Economist as part of efforts to transform itself into a digital learning business. Gulati gushed about another Chalkable asset, Learning Earnings , that allows teachers to offer rewards (such as hall passes and lunch) to incentivize positive student behavior. Ever since Pearson sold PowerSchool in June 2015, the two companies have embarked on very different paths.

36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Haiku Learning (my LMS). Haiku Learning is my Learning Management system. Haiku Learning is the tool I use to blend my classroom. Tip: To learn about my blended learning strategies, see my presentation on Slideshare Simple Steps to Blended Learning . I embed these into Haiku and make many of them with Office Mix (PC) or Screenflow (Mac.). If you use Keynote, learn how to use Magic Move.

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Activate Instruction migrates content to Gooru

eSchool News

As the public education system evolves toward supporting students’ personalized needs, online learning tools have emerged that allow teachers to customize instruction. Every student is unique and learns differently. Gooru’s enhanced, free K-12 content will support a variety of innovative educational models and facilitate the growth of competency-based learning.”. Digital Learning and Tools News Online Learning Top News

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” From the press release : “ Learning Machine and MIT Media Lab Release Blockchain Technology for Educational Credentials.” ” “ Lifeliqe debuts VR -enabled educational content to keep kids interested in learning,” says Techcrunch. The video learning company has previously raised $1.57 PowerSchool has acquired the LMS Haiku Learning for an undisclosed sum. Education Politics.

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