Knewton

Type: Company
Name: Knewton
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

“The Innovators” and Rethinking Privacy

By: David A. HoffmanOn October 8th, I had the great honor to interview Walter Isaacson at an event titled The Data Opportunity: Rethinking Privacy to Spur Innovation. The event focused on demonstrating that we can have privacy AND progress when it comes ... [Published Intel - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rethinking Higher Ed: A Case for Adaptive Learning

Higher education is notorious for adjusting slowly to change. Despite its status quo position on higher learning, the pedagogical view that instruction must be taught in the traditional classroom has long been defeated. Adaptive learning technologies, ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as The goal is to generate detailed digital portraits of each student’s strengths, weaknesses, and preferences to build customized academic contentFor many proponents of personalized learning, the notion of a digital ... [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Against Privacy Advocates

Published in Print: October 22, 2014, as Balancing Privacy and InnovationNew uses of data to personalize learning are bumping up against worries about the safety and security of sensitive student informationHow long should vendors be allowed to maintain ... [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Prepare Your Children for “a Lifetime of Surveillance”

The data mining company inBloom died, killed off by parent opposition, but the data mining industry is not dead. Far from it. It is growing and metastasizing as investors see new opportunities to profit from the data surreptitiously collected while children ... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Better data privacy will boost innovation

Action is needed on data privacy, and ignoring it could stifle innovation in the ICT industry.Malcolm Harkins, vice president and chief security and privacy officer for Intel, says the potential to unlock revolutionary discoveries is at stake, and called ... [Published IT-Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Santillana deal strengthens Knewton's presence in Latin America and Spain

Dive Brief: Knewton  this week announced a deal with Santillana, Latin America's most prominent K-12 publisher, that will create adaptive learning tools in Spanish and  Portuguese.The new tools will feature personalized learning materials for K-12 students ... [Published Education Dive - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

The Data Opportunity: Rethinking Privacy to Spur Innovation

On Wednesday, October 8th in San Francisco, Intel Corporation convened industry leaders in technology, healthcare, education and smart cities industries to encourage action on data privacy issues facing companies today. Malcolm Harkins, vice president ... [Published Intel Corporation - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Education, Technology Companies Sign Student Privacy Pledge

A slew of education and technology companies, among them Follett, Knewton and Microsoft, on Tuesday pledged to not sell student data or use it for targeted advertising. Although not aimed specifically at higher education, some of the companies that signed ... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 3 reports

Major Ed Tech Companies Sign Student Data Privacy Pledge

The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced a K-12 school service providers’ pledge designed to safeguard student privacy. The Student Privacy Pledge is built around a dozen principles regarding ... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Why We Should Treat Teachers Like Software Engineers

Editor’s note: David Liu is CEO of Knewton. He is responsible for helping Knewton launch and scale its platform and operations while expanding its presence globally. Previously, David served as AOL’s senior vice president of global messaging, where he ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 05 2014]
Entities: Knewton, David Liu, AOL LLC
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Gutenberg Technology launches platform for publishers to make content adaptive and mobile

October 03 , 2014Gutenberg Technology, the European provider of LCMS (Learning Content Management System), and Knewton, the adaptive learning platform, launched the first tool to help publishers create mobile, interactive, and personalized content based ... [Published Outsell Inc - Oct 04 2014]

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...viewed as the most comprehensive state measure, attempting to reconcile competing interests by explicitly prohibiting online service providers from "amass[ing] a profile about a K-12 student except in furtherance of K-12 school purposes" and requiring those providers to delete any such information at a school or district's request...
"I can't say we're at a point where we know what functions [schools] want. We just know that they're not currently out there," he said. "I think it will happen when a district or school system can clearly articulate, 'This is what my new teaching and learning model looks like, and this is what I need to run that new model.' "

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“The Innovators” and Rethinking Privacy [Published Intel - Oct 22 2014]
Rethinking Higher Ed: A Case for Adaptive Learning [Published Forbes.com - Oct 22 2014]
Personalized Learning Pits Data Innovators Agai... [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
Push for 'Learner Profiles' Stymied by Barriers [Published Education Week - Oct 20 2014]
Prepare Your Children for “a Lifetime of Survei... [Published Common Dreams - Oct 19 2014]
Yes, #Gamergate is an Ed-Tech Issue [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 18 2014]
Educators Evaluate Array of Formative Testing P... [Published Education Week - Oct 17 2014]
Better data privacy will boost innovation [Published IT-Online - Oct 17 2014]
Santillana deal strengthens Knewton's presence ... [Published Education Dive - Oct 16 2014]
Technology universities drive labour market demand [Published CIO Australia - Oct 13 2014]
What a Pledge Says About the State of Ed Tech P... [Published Center for Digital Education - Oct 11 2014]
Look who's data mining your toddlers [Published One News Now - Oct 10 2014]
Emerging adaptive software puts faculty members... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 10 2014]
Look Who's Data Mining Your Toddlers [Published Creators.Com - Oct 10 2014]
The Data Opportunity: Rethinking Privacy to Spu... [Published Intel Corporation - Oct 09 2014]
Creating Successful Blended-Learning Classrooms [Published Education Week - Oct 08 2014]
Intel Rallies Thought Leaders to Rethink Data P... [Published Tamar Securities - Oct 08 2014]
Education, Technology Companies Sign Student Pr... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Oct 08 2014]
Major Ed Tech Companies Sign Student Data Priva... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Oct 08 2014]
Groups Pledge to Protect Student’s Personal Info [Published Multichannel Online - Oct 07 2014]
Leading K-12 School Service Providers Announce ... [Published eSchool News - Oct 07 2014]
Who's Missing From New Student Privacy Pledge? ... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 07 2014]
Microsoft Commits to Protecting Student Privacy [Published Windows IT Pro - Oct 07 2014]
Big Tech pledges student privacy; critics scoff... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 07 2014]
Why We Should Treat Teachers Like Software Engi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 05 2014]
Gutenberg Technology launches platform for publ... [Published Outsell Inc - Oct 04 2014]
The Future of Higher Education [Published Inside Higher Ed - Sep 30 2014]
Venture Capitalists Are Poised to ‘Disrupt’ Eve... [Published The Nation - Sep 25 2014]
Myths and reality in big data [Published UniversityBusiness.co.uk - Sep 18 2014]
Bank of Montreal : REPEAT-MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO C... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 16 2014]
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Go Big or Go Home: Inside HMH’s Latest Initiative [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
SOURCE: Carroll School of Management Center for Corporate Citizenship at Boston College DESCRIPTION: As a global education company and one of the world’s leading providers of pre-K-12 education content and services, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) ...
5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 03 2014]
In today’s classrooms, stacks of heavy paper textbooks, battered notebooks, and worn-down pencils are giving way to e-readers, tablets, laptops, and a multitude of digital tools, apps, and software that are completely changing the way that students learn. ...
Go big or go home: Inside HMH’s latest initiative [Published Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship ... - Aug 26 2014]
As a global education company and one of the world’s leading providers of pre-K-12 education content and services, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has an extended tradition of fostering education through partnerships with local organizations. At the ...
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 ...
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