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 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. Gamification Classroom Technology Ed Tech Ticker

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Interactive Math Practice with @IXLLearning that is Common Core Aligned!

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Online Support for Pre-K - 8th Plus Algebra & Geometry - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL for the past several months with my own two children, Jacob (4) and Riley (8). That is the reason I decided to go with IXL. When IXL contacted me about being a sponsor, I couldn''t be more excited. I only endorse companies I firmly believe in for education. As my children practice more, they receive more treasures to discover in IXL.

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.

Interactive Language Arts Practice From @IXLLearning for Grades 2-6

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Online Language Arts Support for Grades 2-6 - click here to try IXL - I''ve been using IXL Math for the past year with my own two children, Jacob (6) and Riley (9). As a user both in the classroom and at home, I am very excited to have recently found that the ground-breaking technology that makes IXL the most widely-used math practice program has expanded to include English language arts. When IXL contacted me about being a sponsor, I couldn''t be more excited.

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.

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

The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!

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Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages. Rover is targeted towards enhancing the K-12 education experience, bringing the best online learning content to your iPad- including access to content ordinarily available on the Apple tablet (e.g. Can''t access flash on your iPad?

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10 Top Companies That Love To Hire Teachers

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IXL Learning. One out of every eight students in the US uses IXL Learning software solutions at school, so it makes sense that they love bringing educators onto their teams! However, if you’re vigilant, sometimes you can catch an Education Consultant or Content Writing role. If you have a passion for education technology and serving an international student base, this could be the right place for you. Demme Learning. Adult Learning.

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. State and Local) Education Politics. ” Education in the Courts.

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. Technology

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.

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.

What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it

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In their overview of the summer slide, Quinn and Polikoff offer a few keys facts: Learning and achievement is perishable. The average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning each summer. My colleagues and I budgeted substantial amounts of time to reteach our students the skills that they had learned the year before; it was no secret that summer vacation led to rusty skills and forgotten knowledge. Education Technology Diversity and Equity Community

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

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

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.”.

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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. Data for real personalized learning.

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.