K-12 Dealmaking: Knewton Raises $52M; Imagine K12 Merges with Y Combinator

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In addition, the sector saw several new partnerships spring up, such as Edmentum’s new partnership with WebbAlign and Learning Forward joining forces with Amplify, the former digital education division of News Corp. Edmentum Partners with WebbAlign: Edmentum , a provider of online learning solutions, has partnered with WebbAlign , a company focused on the alignment of K–12 standards and assessments.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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Edmentum , a provider of web-based learning solutions, announces a brand-new K-6 math, reading, and ELA individualized learning program. Edmentum’s new solution pairs adaptive diagnostic assessments with individualized learning paths.

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Three Ways You Can Harness Personalized Learning to Promote a Growth Mindset

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At Edmentum , we believe that growth mindset goes hand in hand with personalized learning, an increasingly popular approach that aims to put students in control of their own learning. Personalized Pathways: Resources on Edmentum. Find success stories and strategies to personalize learning on the Edmentum blog.

Four Ways You Can Use Data to Create a Personalized, Teacher-Driven PD Playbook

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Learn how schools and districts are leveraging the data from Edmentum’s online solutions: Meeting the needs of individual students through blended learning in Pennsylvania. I worked in the same school—doors down from my wife—for three years. I knew she was a good teacher, but in all that time, I never had the opportunity to watch her in her own classroom. As someone who now leads professional development for educators, I know that teachers rarely get to see each other teach.

A Student Agency Game Plan—How to Use Data to Bridge Choice and Accountability

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More on Student Agency from Edmentum. A few years ago, Harvard’s Achievement Gap Institute conducted a study on teaching and student agency. The study recognized agency as potentially “…as important an outcome of schooling as the skills we measure with standardized testing.” Indeed, when students take ownership of their education, they become more invested in the outcome.