September 22, 2017: Volume 24, Number 19

Carnegie Learning Acquires Globaloria

Carnegie Learning (Pittsburgh) in September acquired Globaloria (New York), a provider of computer science courses.Globaloria is known for teaching K-12 students how to plan, research, ...

Carnegie Learning Product Lines

● MATHia Software for grades 6-12 was built to mirror the power of 1:1 instruction, for example not just telling students an answer is wrong, but explaining why an answer is ...

Connectivity Increases Enable Digital Learning

Ninety-four percent of school districts nationwide are ready for digital learning as they now meet the minimum Internet bandwidth 100 kilobits per second per student goal set by the ...

2017 State of the States

Progress Made39.2 million students connected2.6 million teachers connected740,000 schools connectedStill to be Done6.5 million students to connect2,049 schools need fiber10,000 schools ...

Kahoot! Providing More Games

The game-based learning platform Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway/Austin, Texas) in August launched Kahoot! Studio, a new unit that will offer a library of ready-to-play, curriculum-aligned, ...

EER Looks at Popular Education Apps, September 2017

EER’s quarterly look at what education apps are popular finds users are downloading free apps for education platforms, tools and content as the new school year gets ...

DreamBox Links to Core Programs

 DreamBox Learning (Bellevue, WA) in September launched AssignFocus by Print Program, a new capability in the company’s K-8 math solution that helps teachers connect DreamBox ...

Network Key to Cypress-Fairbanks Technology

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in late August, some Houston area schools saw networks and data centers go down, but at the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, where building a strong network was a ...

News Briefs, Sept. 22, 2017

Learning management system developer itslearning (Bergen, Norway/Boston) in September updated its user interface and onboarding processes with the goal of making the system easier to ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Sept. 22, 2017

IO Education (Atlanta), which works to help educators use data to improve student outcomes, in September acquired eSchoolData (Bohemia, NY), a provider of K-12 student and data ...

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