Knewton

Type: Company
Name: Knewton
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Bank of Montreal : REPEAT-MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO Capital Markets Hosts 14th Annual Back to School Education Conference

- BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group (NYSE:BMO)(TSX:BMO), will hold its 14 th annual Back to School Education Investor Conference on Thursday, September 18, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York ... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

A day in the life of a data mined kid

Education, like pretty much everything else in our lives these days, is driven by data.Our childrens’ data. A whole lot of it.Nearly everything they do at school can be — and often is — recorded and tracked, and parents don't always know what information ... [Published Marketplace - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Report: College Course Materials Market Moving to a More Digital Future

STAMFORD, Conn.Simba believes that particular preference will continue to prevail, sustaining the category of print textbooks and keeping it growing at a modest pace. As a result, Simba projects the print textbook category will reach $4.57 billionDespite ... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Go Big or Go Home: Inside HMH’s Latest Initiative

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) ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education

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. ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 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 - Aug 20 2014]
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 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 - 2 reports

Knewton and Sesame Workshop to Offer Personalized Education Materials for Young Learners

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 ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - 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 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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"Education, which is the second-largest component of the U S economy, is expected to generate roughly $1.3 trillion in spending this year. The conference, which is the largest of its kind, is expected to draw more than 800 participants, representing 250 global education companies, institutional investors and other industry participants" said BMO Capital Markets Research Analyst Jeff Silber, who will be hosting the conference
...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."
...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."
She continued: "To really benefit from digital tools, we must use technology to empower teachers in three key functional areas: planning, instruction, and assessment. This is not technology for the sake of technology. This is technology that can enable a learning transformation."

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Bank of Montreal : REPEAT-MEDIA ADVISORY: BMO C... [Published 4 Traders - 6 hours ago]
A day in the life of a data mined kid [Published Marketplace - 22 hours ago]
Report: College Course Materials Market Moving ... [Published Stock Nod - Sep 15 2014]
Go Big or Go Home: Inside HMH’s Latest Initiative [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 15 2014]
Learning in Transition: College Course Material... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 03 2014]
5 Ways Technology Is Disrupting Education [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 03 2014]
Open educational resources movement needs to mo... [Published Inside Higher Ed - Aug 28 2014]
Go big or go home: Inside HMH’s latest initiative [Published Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship ... - Aug 26 2014]
The Modern Classroom: Students, Teachers and Da... [Published Mashable - Aug 20 2014]
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]
New Personalized Learning Course Draws Material... [Published T.H.E. Journal - Jul 23 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]
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]
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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]
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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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Sanoma and Knewton to bring adaptive learning s... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Apr 11 2014]
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