Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . About Pearson Education. For more information about Pearson, visit [link]. Twitter : https://twitter.com/pearson.

Pearson Raises Nearly $460M Through Social Bond for Virtual, Career Programs

Marketplace K-12

The social bond, repayable to investors over a 10-year period, will support learners using three of Pearson's business lines. The post Pearson Raises Nearly $460M Through Social Bond for Virtual, Career Programs appeared first on Market Brief.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Chinese Hackers Targeted Pearson, Accessing Millions of Student Records

Marketplace K-12

Pearson was the unnamed education software company that federal prosecutors said was the victim of Chinese hackers, who last year targeted companies across several industries. The post Chinese Hackers Targeted Pearson, Accessing Millions of Student Records appeared first on Market Brief.

Pearson aimswebPlus: Classroom Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool Designed to Enhance Student Achievement | @PearsonNorthAm

TeacherCast

In this episode, Jeff sits down with Suzanne Wendt from Pearson North America to discuss the brand new aimswebPlus and how it is allowing teachers and school districts the opportunity to provide quick and accurate assessment data from our classrooms.

Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . About Pearson Education. For more information about Pearson, visit [link]. Twitter : https://twitter.com/pearson.

Pearson Research and Innovation Network | TeacherCast App Spotlight

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Brad Ermiling to discuss his work at the Pearson Research and Innovation Network. About Pearson. For more information about Pearson, visit [link]. Twitter : https://twitter.com/pearson. Pearson Research & Innovation Network. Tweet.

Pearson and the Big Winner

Iterating Toward Openness

In a recent interview , Pearson CEO John Fallon said: “Education like every other sector and sphere of life is going through this digital transformation. We are absolutely determined to make Pearson that winner.”.

Pearson, Efficacy, Credibility, and OER

Iterating Toward Openness

I’ve written about Pearson’s efficacy work in the past, and Ray Henderson’s twitter post this morning has prompted me to ponder and write a bit more. Just-in: @Pearson has just pubd white paper on their #Revel platform, as CEO @johnfallon committed.

Pearson Set to Sell K-12 Curriculum Business, But Not Assessment

Marketplace K-12

The post Pearson Set to Sell K-12 Curriculum Business, But Not Assessment appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Assessments/Testing Curriculum/Digital Curriculum Market Research Online/Virtual Learning Pearson

Pearson Education | ISTE 2016

My Paperless Classroom

Pearson has many amazing programs that are focused on improving learning outcomes of K12 students and this year I was blown away by one of their new programs. The post Learn 5 great ways @Pearson is innovating the way schools track student learning appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Pearson has many amazing programs that are focused on improving learning outcomes of K12 students and this year I was blown away by one of their new programs.

Pearson K12 Spinoff Rebranded as ‘Savvas Learning Company’

Marketplace K-12

The post Pearson K12 Spinoff Rebranded as ‘Savvas Learning Company’ appeared first on Market Brief. Savvas Learning Company will continue to provide its K-12 products and services, and is working to support districts with their remote learning needs during school closures.

Pearson Agrees to Compensate Minnesota for Testing Breakdowns

Marketplace K-12

Minnesota will receive $1 million in fees from Pearson and up to $4.7 Assessment Ed-tech Online Learning Pearson Procurement State Policy assessment pearson procurement testingmillion in additional services and support, as part of a settlement.

Pearson CEO to Retire in 2020, and Search for Successor Begins

Marketplace K-12

John Fallon led Pearson through a transformation away from serving as a traditional publisher, though the company has struggled with sales in the U.S. The post Pearson CEO to Retire in 2020, and Search for Successor Begins appeared first on Market Brief.

Finally: Pearson Sells Its US K-12 Courseware Business

Edsurge

Nearly a year after announcing the plan , Pearson has finally sold its U.S Pearson only gets $25 million in cash upfront. After this amount is paid, Pearson is entitled to 20 percent of future cashflow from this business. And, in the event that Nexus later sells this business (after it pays the full $250 million), Pearson will get 20 percent of the net sale proceeds. Pearson is not completely out of the U.S.

L.A. District Demands Refund for Pearson Curriculum on Apple's iPads

Marketplace K-12

In the latest twist in the LAUSD''s troubled, large-scale purchase of iPads across its schools, the district is demanding a "divorce" between Apple and Pearson. Apple Ed-tech Pearson edtech

Former Pearson K-12 Courseware Business Rebrands as Savvas Learning

Edsurge

To further emancipate itself from its previous parent company, Pearson’s former K-12 courseware business has changed its name. The company formerly known as Pearson K12 Learning is now called Savvas Learning Co.,

Pearson Signals Major Shift From Print by Making All Textbook Updates ‘Digital First’

Edsurge

Today, Pearson announced it will adopt a “digital first” approach to updating its higher ed course materials, meaning that any revisions or changes to textbook content will happen first in the digital version. Pearson has other product launches planned for this year.

Pearson Agrees to Pay $6.5 Million to L.A. Schools Over Curriculum Mess

Marketplace K-12

The district said that Pearson's curriculum wasn't the right solution for L.A. Unified now, but "we continue to work with Pearson in some areas.". For-Profit Education Pearson curriculum ipad losangelesunified pearson

Pearson unveils Beta-4

eSchool News

Pearson has unveiled the Beta-4, the latest revision of a nonverbal measure of cognitive abilities in adults, originally developed by the U.S. At Pearson, we are committed to offering a wide range of solutions to meet the needs of professionals in a variety of settings,” said Aurelio Prifitera, Ph.D., managing director of Pearson’s clinical assessment group. “A Ancillary adults assessment cognitive English great Pearson schools skills students Time vocational schools world

HMH, Pearson Release Details About Impact of School Disruption from COVID-19 on Their Businesses

Marketplace K-12

Pearson anticipates a negative impact on its K-12 assessment business in the U.S. The post HMH, Pearson Release Details About Impact of School Disruption from COVID-19 on Their Businesses appeared first on Market Brief.

Pearson to Sell PowerSchool, Cites Shift Away From Management Systems

Marketplace K-12

PowerSchool, a student information system that Pearson says is the most widely used student information system in the United States, will leave the company's fold. Ed-tech For-Profit Education Gaming Online Learning Pearson educationtechnology pearson

Pearson Blames 'Third Party' Attack for Disrupting Minnesota Online Tests

Marketplace K-12

For the second time in two months, Minnesota has stopped testing because of distributed denial-of-service attacks, and Pearson's system was disrupted. Assessment Pearson assessment hacking minnesotaeducation onlinetesting pearson testdisruption

Pearson to Host Assessment for Learning

edWeb.net

edWeb.net , an award-winning professional learning network, today joined forces with Pearson on its professional learning community, Assessment for Learning. Pearson will be exhibiting at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC), taking place from January 27-30 in Orlando, Florida.

Teaching the Revolution in a Pearson World

MiddleWeb

Kids on the Cusp Learning Revolution American Revolution For Crown or Colony freedom of speech Liberty's Kids Mary Tarashuk monopoly Pearson walking classroom

British Investor Buys Pearson's Family Education Network

Marketplace K-12

Sandbox Partners is buying the Family Education Network, a Pearson "edu-tainment" platform, for an undisclosed amount. Ed-tech For-Profit Education Gaming Mergers and Acquisitions Online Learning Pearson Publishing acquisitions games pearson

Pearson to Sell Financial Times and Focus Solely on 'Global Education Strategy'

Marketplace K-12

Pearson pearsonThe London-based global education company is selling off media properties with the plan to be 100 percent education-focused.

Pearson Realize course content now works with any LMS

eSchool News

Interoperability certification gives teachers, students freedom to assign and use any Pearson content regardless of LMS. The team at Pearson Realize has been redeveloping its content to earn LTI Certification from IMS.

Pearson Writer now integrates with Microsoft Word

eSchool News

Pearson is expanding the power of digital technology to help students build strong writing skills. Now, Pearson Writer digital writing resources are integrated with Microsoft Word, providing students access to support for improving their writing skills.

Pearson Sells Mixed Reality Learning Unit to a New Company, GIGXR

Edsurge

As Pearson resumes its education technology investment activity, the publisher is also divesting other edtech assets at the same time. 16, Pearson announced the first two deals made by its recently formed venture fund , which invested $4.2

What To Buy—Pearson Aida Calculus

techlearning

Tech&Learning expands edtech coverage to include daily reporting by industry expert Brian Nadel brings his School Tools blog

Pearson Explores Sale of Its U.S. K-12 Curriculum Business

Marketplace K-12

The post Pearson Explores Sale of Its U.S. Marketplace K-12 Assessment/Testing Business Strategy Connections Education Curriculum/Digital Curriculum PearsonThe education giant cited the "slow pace of digital adoption" in U.S. K-12 schools as a key reason it is considering the sale of its online, digital and blended curriculum. K-12 Curriculum Business appeared first on Market Brief.

Pearson Share Prices Tumble on Worries About Online Ed. Prospects

Marketplace K-12

The Financial Times noted that a brokerage's questions about the ability of Pearson to grow its presence in virtual schools caused the drop. The post Pearson Share Prices Tumble on Worries About Online Ed. Marketplace K-12 online education Pearson stocks

Pearson Sells Its K-12 Instructional Materials Business to Investment Firm

Marketplace K-12

Pearson is selling its line of business focused on U.S. The post Pearson Sells Its K-12 Instructional Materials Business to Investment Firm appeared first on Market Brief. textbooks and instructional materials to Nexus Capital Management for $250 million. Marketplace K-12

Pearson Returns to the Buyer’s Table With Workforce Education Deal

Edsurge

Since the turn of the century, Pearson has acquired more than two dozen education companies. The deal, worth $29 million, marks Pearson’s return to the buyer’s side of the table after several years on the other side.

Pearson Still Won’t Buy Your Startup. But It May Invest in It.

Edsurge

Pearson probably still won’t buy your startup. Today, the publisher announced the launch of Pearson Ventures, a $50 million fund earmarked for education technology startups raising Series A and B rounds. Pearson Ventures will write checks in the range of $1.5