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    1. Google Gaining Ground On Us Edtech Market

      Google Gaining Ground On Us Edtech Market

      Google Gaining Ground On Us Edtech Market 8/31/2017 11:28:00 AM The Kahoot! EdTrends Report , a new quarterly report, addresses the latest edtech trends in the K–12 market. Key findings of the first report include: ● Google is gaining a stronghold in classrooms, with Chrome OS growing quickly for computers, Apple’s iOS dominating on mobile devices and tablets, and Microsoft holding its ground with classroom computers, especially among teachers.● Google Classroom/G Suite for Education is the most popular productivity suite in classrooms.● The biggest incentive for educators to adopt edtech is improving student productivity—specifically ...

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    2. AP Computer Science Draws in More Girls, Minorities

      AP Computer Science Draws in More Girls, Minorities

      AP Computer Science Draws in More Girls, Minorities By EdTech Share There were more young women taking an Advanced Placement (AP) computer science (CS) exam in 2016 than in 2007 through 2013 combined, mainly because of the College Board's new AP CS Principles course. The course emphasizes curiosity, instead of previous coding knowledge, as a tool for exercising creativity and collaboration. The change helped counter some of the more intimidating aspects of CS for girls.

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    3. Hujiang EdTech Launches New Adaptive Learning Brand Hitalk for Adult English Learners

      Hujiang EdTech Launches New Adaptive Learning Brand Hitalk for Adult English Learners

      Hujiang EdTech Launches New Adaptive Learning Brand Hitalk for Adult English Learners Celebrity to Support Launching Ceremony for an over 7 Million U.S. Dollar Scholarship Fund 39 SHANGHAI , July 27, Hujiang EdTech ("Hujiang"), China's leading online education company, recently launched its online oral English brand Hitalk. This new brand is tailored specifically for adult English learners.

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    4. Liulishuo raises approximately $100M in Series C funding to extend its lead in building smart AI English teachers

      Liulishuo raises approximately $100M in Series C funding to extend its lead in building smart AI English teachers

      Twitter News Feed Item Liulishuo raises approximately $100M in Series C funding to extend its lead in building smart AI English teachers July 26, 2017 11:00 AM EDT Blog This BEIJING , July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 26, 2017 Beijing time, Liulishuo, China's leading AI + Education company, announced they have closed an approximately $100 million Series C funding at a press conference in Beijing . This new round of funding was led by China Media Capital ("CMC") and Wu Capital.

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    5. Lingo Media and Schoold extend merger LOI further

      Lingo Media and Schoold extend merger LOI further

      Lingo Media and Schoold extend merger LOI further Share The extension is needed to provide sufficient time to complete the definitive agreements between the parties Lingo Media is an edtech (educational technology) firm Lingo Media Corp (TSE:LM) updated on its planned merger with college marketplace app Schoold - saying they have agreed to extend the term of their previously announced letter of intent (LOI) until the end of July.

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    6. Kaleidoscope Group Signs Investment Deal with GoKart Ventures

      Kaleidoscope Group Signs Investment Deal with GoKart Ventures

      MINNEAPOLIS , June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleidoscope Group, an edtech public benefit corporation, today announced an investment deal with GoKart Labs, LLC, a digital innovation lab that uses collaboration and human centered design to further disrupt ideas in education, healthcare and financial services. GoKart Labs' investment contributes to Kaleidoscope's total capital raise of more than $650,000 to support the launch of a new cloud-based scholarship management platform.

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    7. Wonderschool Raises $2 Million to Make High-Quality Preschool Education Widely Available

      Wonderschool Raises $2 Million to Make High-Quality Preschool Education Widely Available

      Suomi Wonderschool Raises $2 Million to Make High-Quality Preschool Education Widely Available Unique Marketplace Puts the Power of Technology in the Hands of Early Childhood Educators & Seeks to Find Solution to Child Care Shortage News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article SAN FRANCISCO , June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wonderschool , a network of boutique early childhood programs that combine the quality standards of the best child care facilities in the world with the personal touch of an in-home program, announced today a $2 million seed round of financing led by First Round Capital, and including Cross Culture Ventures, SoftTech VC ...

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    8. Math teacher creates YouTube channel

      Math teacher creates YouTube channel

      6/5/2017 Pixabay Math teacher Philip Brown has launched a YouTube channel that uses music, demonstrations and sound effects to teach math concepts. "The Bearded Math Man" channel also provides videos for parents and teachers. Full Story: Sign up for SmartBrief on EdTech Insights and advances in education technology Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.

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    9. DaDaABC: A Job That Cares About You Too

      DaDaABC: A Job That Cares About You Too

      SAN FRANCISCO , May 17, As a leading EdTech company in China , DaDaABC recognizes that their instructors are just as important as their students. The company has been recruiting tens of thousands of English speaking instructors from all around the world, and is welcoming even more to join. Becoming a DaDaABC Instructors Benefits Your Future Career Development DaDaABC's Founder & CEO Hui Zhi.

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    10. Zyrobotics Launches Another Incredible Educational Game to Teach Kids About Coding

      Zyrobotics Launches Another Incredible Educational Game to Teach Kids About Coding Posted on by admin Award-winning edtech company is training the future generation of coders with its startling solutions Atlanta, GA, USA – May 17, 2017 – Zyrobotics has announced the launch of their new edtech game called ‘Tommy the Turtle – Learn to Code.’ The new game will teach children about the basics of coding with simple commands, sequences and loops.

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    11. Russell "Rusty" Greiff Joins 2U as Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager

      Russell "Rusty" Greiff Joins 2U as Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager

      Russell "Rusty" Greiff Joins 2U as Senior Vice President and Regional General Manager 30 LANHAM, Md. 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leader in partnering with colleges and universities to deliver the world's best digital education, announced today that education industry leader, Russell "Rusty" Greiff will join 2U as senior vice president and regional general manager.

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    12. CollegeVine Extends Series A To $6.7 Million

      CollegeVine Extends Series A To $6.7 Million

      CollegeVine Extends Series A To $6.7 Million Additional $3.6 Million in Financing from Morningside Technology Ventures, University Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank News provided by 06:00 ET Share this article CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April CollegeVine, an online guidance platform for high schoolers that provides mentorship, academic tutoring and college admissions guidance, has closed an additional $3 .6 million Series A funding round led by Morningside Technology Ventures ("Morningside"), with participation by University Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank. An extension of the $3.1 million round closed by the EdTech startup in Q4 2016, the new funding will be ...

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    13. Learnlight Receives Major Growth Equity Investment from Beech Tree Private Equity

      Learnlight Receives Major Growth Equity Investment from Beech Tree Private Equity

      Learnlight Receives Major Growth Equity Investment from Beech Tree Private Equity Share Article Investment funds Learnlight’s merger with Training Express and acquisition of Communicaid Learnlight London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) April 05, 2017 Learnlight , the leading provider of blended language and skills training, today announces that it has received a major growth equity investment from Beech Tree Private Equity , a leading high-growth private equity fund.

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    14. Using Design-Based Research to Further Learning Outcomes

      Using Design-Based Research to Further Learning Outcomes

      Robert O. Duncan Nathan Martin and Jay Lynch wrote an article for EdSurge that details the rationale and value of design-based research for education. Please refer to the full article on EdSurge by following the link below. If education researchers hope to see more of their findings influence everyday learning and instruction—and they desperately do—then their best bet may be to encourage education technologists to hone their design research skills.

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    15. Sales Lead: Authentica Solutions Named Winner Of EdTech Digest 2017 Cool Tool Award For Best District Data

      Sales Lead: Authentica Solutions Named Winner Of EdTech Digest 2017 Cool Tool Award For Best District Data

      ATLANTA Authentica Solutions, a data integration and data analytics leader, today announced that DataSense, it's iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) Solution was named the winner for the 2017 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards in the Best District Data Solution category. The EdTech Digest Awards recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

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    16. Sales Lead: Authentica Solutions Named Winner Of EdTech Digest 2017 Cool Tool Award For Best District Data Solution

      ATLANTA , March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Authentica Solutions, a data integration and data analytics leader, today announced that DataSense, it's iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) Solution was named the winner for the 2017 EdTech Digest Cool Tool Awards in the Best District Data Solution category. The EdTech Digest Awards recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

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    17. Sales Lead: DIG-IT! Games Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation For Learning Analytics

      Sales Lead: DIG-IT! Games Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation For Learning Analytics

      DIG-IT! Games Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation For Learning Analytics Share Article A new approach to transparently capture and report game-based learning (GBL) outcomes for the EdTech community should lead to an improved understanding of the benefits of GBL as an education technology for learning science. NSF SBIR Program Bethedsa, Maryland DIG-IT!

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    18. Sales Lead: Reimagine Education with Lecturio

      Sales Lead: Reimagine Education with Lecturio

      Reimagine Education with Lecturio German Medical Education Videos Receive Global Award for Innovative Higher Education Pedagogies LEIPZIG, GERMANY, The German eLearning provider Lecturio.com was honored with the Reimagine Education 2016 Silver Award in the category "Digital Content" in Philadelphia. The annual global awards recognize innovative approaches in higher education enhancing learning and employability.

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    19. FYI: Learningonline.xyz CEO Wins the 2017 Learning Champion Award

      FYI: Learningonline.xyz CEO Wins the 2017 Learning Champion Award

      Learningonline.xyz CEO Wins the 2017 Learning Champion Award Sue Brett, CEO, Learningonline.xyz Free multi-language learning App Sue Brett, CEO of Learningonlne.xyz, has been recognized as an 'Innovator' at the 2017 Learning! Champion Award for extraordinary accomplishments in eLearning. Absolutely thrilled to receive the 2017 Learning! Champion Award. My take on life has always been if you can't find what you want, create it yourself.” — Sue Brett, C.E.O.

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    20. Sales Lead: Edovo Wins Global EdTech Startup Award; Judges Recognize Financial and Social Benefit Delivered by

      Sales Lead: Edovo Wins Global EdTech Startup Award; Judges Recognize Financial and Social Benefit Delivered by

      LONDON After reviewing more than 1,000 applications from EdTech startups in 70 countries, the Global EdTech Startup Awards were hosted by Israel -based MindCET January 24 th on the eve of BETT. Fifteen finalists presented their products and vision to a standing room only crowd and a panel of distinguished judges. "We had finalists from the U.S., U.K., India , Israel , France , and Columbia ," said Avi Warshavsky , MindCET CEO.

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    21. Sales Lead: Edtech startup Lingo Live takes in $5.2 mln

      Edtech startup Lingo Live takes in $5.2 mln January 13, 2017 By Iris Dorbian Lingo Live , which helps businesses train their employees to improve their English communication skills, has secured $5.2 million in Series A funding. Owl Ventures led the round with participation from return backers Alpine Meridian Ventures, Fresco Capital and Entrepreneurs Expansion Fund .

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    22. Sales Lead: Rosetta Course Provides Strong Approach to Learning Language

      Rosetta Course Provides Strong Approach to Learning Language 1/4/2017 6:40:00 AM App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

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