May 29, 2020: Volume 27, Number 11

Kahoot! Revenue and Users Grow

Kahoot! (Oslo, Norway), founded in 2013 to deliver quiz-based games, now is on a mission to build the leading learning platform in the world. The 12 months ending March 31 saw 25% ...

New Tools & Familiar Ones Gain Use with Schools Closed

Many collaboration, productivity, curriculum, and learning tools are experiencing dramatic growth in both utilization and engagement by students and educators as they transition to ...

Focused on Digital Learning, Santa Fe Sees Acceleration

With a digital learning plan implemented and a 1:1 device program for students in place, the Santa Fe (NM) school district believes it is in the top 5% of districts in terms of being ...

Boxlight Revenue Dips as Company Positions for Future

Boxlight Corp. (Lawrenceville, GA) revenue in 2019 was $33 million, down 12.7% from 2018 when revenue was $27.8 million. The company’s operating loss grew from -$7 million in 2018 to ...

Mentoring Minds Launches Instructional Management Platform

Mentoring Minds (Tyler, TX), a provider of K-12 critical thinking materials, in May launched its Instructional Management Platform, a customizable end-to-solution for school districts ...

Nine Traits of Critical Thinking

 Communicate * Inquire * Link Strive * Examine * Reflect Create * Adapt * Collaborate Source: Mentoring Minds  ...

With Mask Project, pi-top Finds Timely Application

pi-top (Austin, TX), a company founded in 2014 with the idea that a maker mindset is essential to developing the skills students need to be future ready, has found a practical ...

Virtual Learning Academy Expands Elementary Service

The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (Exeter, NH) in May launched a new online elementary program, giving students in grades 4 and 5 the opportunity to start classes this month ...

DreamBox Offers Predictive Insights

DreamBox Learning (Bellevue, WA) in May released DreamBox Predictive Insights for district administrators. With schools closed and state tests canceled due to COVID-19, district ...

Financial Briefs, May 29, 2019

Presence Learning (San Francisco), provider of online K-12 special education services, in May received a $27 million Series D investment led by Bain Capital Double Impact. Existing ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, May 29, 2019

ACT (Iowa City, IA), the nonprofit learning, measurement and navigation organization, in May acquired ScootPad (San Jose, CA), a provider of a personalized adaptive learning platform ...

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