Knewton

Type: Company
Name: Knewton
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

The Modern Classroom: Students, Teachers and Data-Driven Education

UTCThe days of paper textbooks seem destined to become as distant a memory as cursive handwriting. In 2014, big data is reshaping the way students receive curriculum and learn, and the tools of the new and digital classroom are changing the dynamics for ... [Published Mashable - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Why you should care about gamification in higher education

By , Managing Editor, @eSN_MerisRead more by Meris StansburyAugust 19th, 2014New studies, data reveal that gamification is more than just a fad; helps students later in careersGaming in education has, for the most part, been a K-12 trend, with its popularity ... [Published eCampus News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Devops Hiring

Having a hard time finding qualified candidates? Do critical, in-demand roles (e.g., for devops practitioners) remain unfilled for months? Are the usual hiring approaches (recruiters looking on LinkedIn) simply not working?In this webcast, Dave Zwieback ... [Published O'Reilly Network - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Are Schools Protecting Your Kids’ Data?

A 40-year old federal law protects kids’ school records from the prying eyes of outsiders, but the law is in desperate need of a 21st-Century overhaul. Efforts to do that began last week with the introduction of the Protecting Student Privacy Act in Congress ... [Published Credit.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

How colleges handle unprepared students

Listen Story audio 52min 40sec .   Guests Brian Rosenberg: President of Macalester College Julie Sullivan: President of the University of St. ThomasConsistently, students arrive to their freshman year of college unprepared, even if they did ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Can Data Analytics Make Teachers Better Educators?

"We're all data analysts now," has become a common refrain in the data analytics world as organizations increasingly rely on data to provide 360 degree views of their businesses and customers and to aid their decision-making. In many ways, this has been ... [Published CIO Australia - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

New Personalized Learning Course Draws Materials from The Electric Company

Starting next year, Sesame Workshop will release a new adaptive learning curriculum for math and reading based on educational concepts found in its television series The Electric Company .The curriculum, part of a partnership between Sesame and Knewton ... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 4 reports

Knewton And Sesame Workshop To Offer Personalized Education Materials For Young Learners

NEW YORKStarting in 2015, Sesame Workshop's The Electric Company content will be available via an adaptive learning curriculum, creating a dynamic experience that is specifically tailored to each student's personal goals and current level of understanding. ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Case for Why Marketing Should Have Its Own Engineers

Knewton isn’t an easy product to explain. Analyzing hordes of data, it adjusts lesson plans for students in real time across subjects, determines how they learn, and suggests the best way to help them. It’s one of those technology experiences that takes ... [Published Redeye VC - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Old CRM meet new CRM: Salesforce.com to buy RelateIQ

Salesforce.com is in the buying mood again, this time opening its wallet to buy RelateIQ, according to SEC documents outlining a stock deal valued at over $390 million . The news was first reported by Recode  and was confirmed in a subsequent RelateIQ ... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Starbucks Commits to Employees and Technology With ASU Partnership

Source: Thinkstock Starbucks  ( NASDAQ:SBUX ) CEO Howard Schultz and Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow announced that Starbucks and ASU will team up to offer the Starbucks College Achievement Plan to put an affordable college ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 2 reports

Knewton Announces A Major International Partnership

The adaptive learning startup’s new partnership with medical publisher Elsevier will be one of Knewton’s largest. Knewton CEO Jose Ferriera World Economic Forum / Via Flickr: worldeconomicforum Knewton, a startup focused on adaptive learning ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 13 2014]

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...and enable a creativity- and problem-solving based approach," says Justin Lyon , a former high-school math teacher and the founder of Critical . "Big data could free students and educators up to do stuff that matters."
"We want this platform to be very simple for teachers and to surface data that is meaningful," Chary adds. "We want it to actually tell a story to teachers: 'Hey, out of 30 students, these five students are really struggling with these skills. They're actually putting in effort, but they're still struggling.' Then the teacher can just focus on what they really love, which is teaching, not trying to be a data scientist."
...to develop a love of learning and learn more effectively are core to our vision," said Jose Ferreira, Knewton founder and CEO in a statement. "Sesame Workshop's content is awesome stuff — we all remember how much we loved it when we were kids ourselves and the organization has continued to create high quality content over the years."
"Our highly-researched and educationally-proven Electric Company content combined with the powerful Knewton adaptive learning technology will equip young learners with critical skills in math and reading" said H Melvin Ming

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The Modern Classroom: Students, Teachers and Da... [Published Mashable - 14 hours ago]
Why you should care about gamification in highe... [Published eCampus News - Aug 19 2014]
Devops Hiring [Published O'Reilly Network - Aug 14 2014]
Are Schools Protecting Your Kids’ Data? [Published Credit.com - Aug 08 2014]
How colleges handle unprepared students [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Aug 01 2014]
Can Data Analytics Make Teachers Better Educators? [Published CIO Australia - Jul 28 2014]
New Personalized Learning Course Draws Material... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Knewton And Sesame Workshop To Offer Personaliz... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published RCL Advisors - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 22 2014]
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
Computers Enable Good Teachers [Published Education Next - Jul 17 2014]
The Case for Why Marketing Should Have Its Own ... [Published Redeye VC - Jul 15 2014]
Old CRM meet new CRM: Salesforce.com to buy Rel... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
Old CRM meet new CRM: Salesforce.com to buy Rel... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 11 2014]
Houghton Unveils Educational App for iPad, Chro... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Jul 02 2014]
Triumph Learning Unveils Smart Practice Solutio... [Published PRWeb - Jun 30 2014]
Starbucks Commits to Employees and Technology W... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jun 16 2014]
Knewton Announces A Major International Partner... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 13 2014]
Elsevier to Collaborate with Knewton to Build A... [Published Business Technology - Jun 12 2014]
Digital wallet Dashlane snags $22 mln Series B [Published PE Hub Blog - May 19 2014]
CNN's GUT CHECK for May 15, 2014 [Published CNN Political Ticker - May 15 2014]
States’ cyber-pork cash grab - Fireworks watch:... [Published Politico - May 15 2014]
Think You Have What It Takes To Be A Teacher? H... [Published Upworthy - May 08 2014]
Big data helping poor students [Published Taipei Times Online - May 07 2014]
Believe the hype: Big data can have a big socia... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 06 2014]
Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
Education Investors, Startups Hopeful Following... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - Apr 03 2014]
Fasten Your Seat Belt: A Big Data List with Som... [Published Beyond Search - Mar 31 2014]
Microsoft and Knewton partner up to bring adapt... [Published Venturebeat - Mar 13 2014]
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Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 22 2014]
NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Knewton, the leading adaptive learning company, has entered into an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization, to personalize educational content from The Electric Company. Knewton will continuously ...
Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personaliz... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Knewton, the leading adaptive learning company, has entered into an agreement with Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization, to personalize educational content from The Electric Company. Knewton will continuously ...
The Case for Why Marketing Should Have Its Own ... [Published Redeye VC - Jul 15 2014]
Knewton isn’t an easy product to explain. Analyzing hordes of data, it adjusts lesson plans for students in real time across subjects, determines how they learn, and suggests the best way to help them. It’s one of those technology experiences that takes ...
Old CRM meet new CRM: Salesforce.com to buy Rel... [Published GigaOM - Jul 11 2014]
Salesforce.com is in the buying mood again, this time opening its wallet to buy RelateIQ, according to SEC documents outlining a stock deal valued at over $390 million . The news was first reported by Recode  and was confirmed in a subsequent RelateIQ ...
Old CRM meet new CRM: Salesforce.com to buy Rel... [Published GigaOM Network - Jul 11 2014]
Salesforce.com is in the buying mood again, this time opening its wallet to buy RelateIQ, according to SEC documents outlining a stock deal valued at over $390 million . The news was first reported by Recode  and was confirmed in a subsequent RelateIQ ...
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Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
Microsoft takes a stand on student privacy with... [Published Microsoft Press Releases - Mar 12 2014]
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