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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K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Brightwheel Raises $21 Million

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Personalized learning platform IXL Learning has acquired educational games provider ABCya, and early education software provider Brightwheel has raised $21 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: IXL Learning Acquires ABCya, Brightwheel Raises $21 Million appeared first on Market Brief.

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.

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.

Edtech Executives Weigh In: Three Conditions for Personalized Learning Success

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Personalized learning is a way to engage learners in a customized set of resources, tasks, and environments in order to meet their learning needs and goals. In many schools, there are certain classrooms or teams with pockets of success, yet successful school-wide adoption of a personalized learning model is elusive. Often, in order to have success, a personalized learning platform is required. Education Technology Movers and Shakers Community

Using Data To Deliver Real Personalized Learning with Kiddom

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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. With a clean and thoughtful design, Kiddom defines itself as a data-informed instructional platform for teachers to curate personalized learning experiences for students.

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.

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.

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

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Other companies, however, including the popular online platforms IXL Learning and i-Ready , have forgone translating their content into Spanish altogether. Eryn Barker, professional learning specialist for IXL Learning, recommends that teachers assign ELLs material at their current English reading level rather than translating materials into their native language. are the most educated and the least educated ever,” Salinas reports. “If

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.

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.