October 2, 2020: Volume 27, Number 19

DreamBox Launches Features to Support Virtual & Hybrid Models

DreamBox Learning (Bellevue, WA), the K-8 digital math company, added new features for the 2020-2021 school year to help educators address the challenges they face connecting with ...

Savvas Adds to Offerings

Savvas Learning (Paramus, NJ), the spun-off K-12 curriculum division of Pearson, continues to win approvals during state textbook adoption reviews, as the list of science materials ...

Discovery Gains VA Science Approvals

The list of 28 science curriculum programs approved by the Virginia Board of Education in September shows the established acceptance of digital programs as all approved programs come ...

ASSITments Taps Crowdsourcing for Math

Crowdsourcing, which is used to make complicated things easier and has changed the way travel is planned and restaurants are reviewed, is coming to education. The educational ...

Merge Adds Digital Teaching Aid Collections

Merge (San Antonio), provider of mixed reality K-12 technology, in September made new hand-held teaching aids available to help students with science studies as they continue to learn ...

Instructure Broadens Partnerships

Instructure (Salt Lake City) partnerships have expanded the scope and reach of its Canvas learning management system for the 2020-2021 school year. Instructure integrated Canvas with ...

Canvas State Partners

Education leaders in 11 states have implemented statewide agreements to give every district in the state the opportunity to use the Canvas learning management system: Alaska, Iowa, ...

Edsby Raises Funding & Adds Talent

The digital learning and data platform Edsby (Ontario, Canada) in September completed a $5.3 million Series A financing round that was led by education technology executive Chris ...

People Briefs, Oct. 2, 2020

Discovery Education (Charlotte, NC) in September promoted Jason Ediger to chief marketing officer. Ediger, formerly director of curriculum, world-wide education marketing at Apple ...

Partnership & Acquisition Briefs, Oct. 2, 2020

JumpStart Academy from JumpStart Games (Los Angeles), a subsidiary of NetDragon, in September was named the lead source of educational content for Amazon’s Alexa-enabled ...

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