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Pearson Is Selling Its US K-12 Business—Despite Posting a Profit and Digital Growth

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Last May, major textbook publisher Pearson indicated it was mulling a sale of the U.S. portion of its K-12 business, which includes print and digital curriculum and instructional materials. In Pearson’s 2017 full-year results report , the publisher stated that “we have concluded the strategic review of our US K12 courseware business and have classified the business as held for sale.” K-12 courseware business made up 9 percent of Pearson’s overall revenue of £4.5

OER: Some Questions and Answers

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Earlier this week I read an op-ed – sponsored by Pearson – titled “If OER is the answer, what is the question?” They began to doubt that other development models must necessarily result in materials that are less effective. material curation and upkeep).

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The Evolving Economics of Educational Materials and Open Educational Resources: Toward Closer Alignment with the Core Values of Education

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Last year Bob Reiser invited me to contribute a chapter to the fourth edition of Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology , to be published by Pearson. Pearson agreed. Dempsey (Eds.), Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology (4th ed.).

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The Business of Education Technology

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Remind co-founder Brett Kopf was replaced as CEO by Brian Grey, formerly CEO of the Bleacher Report. These are just the ones that were reported by the press, of course.). ” Pearson cut 4000 jobs – 10% of its staff. In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment.

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Testing, Testing… Via Education Week : “After seven years of tumult and transition fueled by the common core, state testing is settling down, with most states rejecting the federally funded PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessments, and nearly one-quarter embracing the SAT or the ACT as their official high school test.” ” asks The Hechinger Report. ” asks The Hechinger Report. My response to the report. Education Politics.

Are We There Yet? Integrating Tech & Learning #SXSWedu

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Notes from panel discussion/concurrent session at SXSWedu 2012 Geoff Wurzel, TechNet Wurzel was one of the influencers on Senate Bill 6 and the creation of the Instructional Materials Allotment in Texas. Tom Greaves, The Greaves Group www.projectred.org Project Red - large scale research project funded by Pearson and Intel; Collected data from over 1000 schools around the country and looked at 136 variables. Assessments for Learning IV.