Knewton has partnered with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and aims to bring digitally-enhanced learning tools to five million schoolchildren by the end of the year.
Forget Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Google just announced perhaps the best sale of the entire Christmas season, at least as far as electronics and computers are concerned.
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Can technology save the classroom? With its new iOS app, ClassDojo aims to do just that.
New York-based education startup Schoology has raised a $6 million second round of funding led by FirstMark Capital. The company is seeking to take out incumbents like Blackboard with educational software that is designed to be more like a social network, and which integrates easily with whatever services the school is already running.
Udemy co-founder Gagan Biyani (pictured left) had to get used to the word “no” for a while when he first took a shot at raising money for his online education platform Udemy. About 30 of them, he said, and then the Udemy team decided to wait about six months to launch the site before trying again.