adaptive learning

How Education Will Be Smarter, Less Intrusive, And Able To Respond To How You Feel

Amar Kumar Contributor Amar Kumar is the SVP of Efficacy & Research at Pearson. Impatience characterizes the technology sector’s approach to education. Disruption is taking place in all other se

Adaptive Math Learning Platform KnowRe Raises $6.8M

<a target="_blank" href="">KnowRe</a>, an online math learning site for secondary students, has raised a new round of $6.8 million. The funding was led by returning investor Soft

Smart Sparrow Lands $10M To Help Teachers Make Online Learning More Adaptive And Interactive

For most students, learning within the traditional confines of the educational system has been something to be endured, rather than something that’s just as fun as it is rewarding. Every student

McGraw-Hill Buys Engrade For ~$50M As It Moves Away From Textbooks, Towards A Future Of SaaS

This week, Engrade put the finishing touches on an emblematic story in the world of education startups. In 2003, high school student Bri Holt decided he’d heard enough griping from classmates (a

With $9M From Bessemer, Open Textbook Pioneer Flat World Looks For New Life In Personalized Learning

When Flat World Knowledge first emerged back in 2007, the company was on a mission to overturn the textbook industry, and the staid world of educational publishing along with it. One of the pioneers i

Powering Smart Content For Publishing Giants, Knewton Lands $51M To Take Personalized Learning Global

Just when it looked like the <a target="_blank" href="!">bubble might be cracking</a>, that venture capital <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cbinsig

KnowRe Raises $1.4M From SoftBank For An Adaptive Learning Platform That Helps Improve Your Math Skills

As the educational landscape changes, it is giving birth to a whole new generation of learning software and learning software companies. In part, this change is being driven by the introduction of "ad

McGraw-Hill Acquires 20% Stake In Area9, The Adaptive Learning Company Behind Its New Smart eBooks

As a 95-year-old publishing company primarily known for its textbooks, <a target="_blank" href="">McGraw-Hill</a> is not usually the type of exhibitor one finds at the Consu

McGraw-Hill & Kno Offer A Peek Into The Future Of Textbooks: They’re Dynamic, Vocal, Adaptive & Bring Stats To Studying

For many startups, creating the educational platform (and learning experience) of the future began with reinventing the presentation, distribution -- really, the essence -- of educational content. And