Client Articles

With $150 Million to Spend, Hero K12 Goes Shopping for Education Technology Companies


06/19/2017 on EdSurge

…Making this possible for the Miami Lakes, Fla.-based company is BV Investment Partners, which is giving Hero K12 $150 million to spend on making acquisitions…Read full article here.

By |June 20th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Hero K12 Announces Equity Partner, $150M of Available Capital for Expanded EdTech Platform

06/19/2017 on The Learning Counsel

Hero K12 announced an equity financing investment from BV Investment Partners (BV). The partnership provides Hero K12 over $150 million of capital to deploy towards its EdTech growth plans…Read full article here.

By |June 20th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Virtual Field Trips Emerge as a Key Workforce Development Tool

By Mark Niederhauer
06/12/2017 on Advanced Manufacturing

…We found the perfect solution to both of our needs in Nepris, a platform that connects students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals through online video conferences…Read full article here.

By |June 20th, 2017|Client Articles, Nepris|

Miami Lakes student behavior software company receives investment from private equity fund

By  Keith Larsen
06/20/2017 on South Florida Business Journal

A Miami Lakes-based software company received an equity investment from a large private equity firm, providing the company with more than $150 million in capital to use for acquisitions…Read full article here.

By |June 20th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Hero K12 Rounds Up $150 Million to Acquire Other Ed Tech Companies

By Sri Ravipati
06/19/17 on THE Journal

Hero K12 wants to support the full journey of a student throughout school. Today, the Florida-based company revealed it has received $150 million in equity investment funding to acquire other education technology companies and to continue building a data-driven platform that helps foster a positive school culture…Read full article here.

By |June 20th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Stepping Stones 2.0 from ORIGO: K-6 Comprehensive, Blended Math Program

By Michael Karlin
06/11/2017 on EdTech Roundup

Stepping Stones 2.0 from ORIGO Education is a K-6 math program that offers both online and in-person/physical components.  It’s an excellent, customizable resource that elementary teachers can use to provide students with an enormous variety of interactive math lessons, all of which are aligned to Common Core Standards…Read full article here.

By |June 12th, 2017|Client Articles, ORIGO Education|

Inspiring: Technology flips a school’s culture from negative to positive

By Dennis Pierce
06/09/2017 on eSchoolNews

…Cedar Creek Middle School in Texas is flipping that idea on its head, using a student behavior management platform called Hero to track positive as well as negative behaviors in real time—and school leaders are noticing a significant change in student conduct, and overall school culture, as a result…Read full article here.

By |June 9th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

Revision Assistant from Turnitin Now with Lexile Measures

By Monica Burns
06/04/2017 on Class Tech Tips

Earlier this year I shared Turnitin Revision Assistant a formative writing product for classrooms. If you haven’t heard of Revision Assistant before, it was designed to extend the reach of teachers by giving student writers immediate, actionable and substantive feedback..Read full article here.

By |June 5th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Nepris Connects Students and Professionals

05/19/2017 on Simba Information

…Nepris (Dallas) offers a platform for connecting STEAM professionals to schools. CEO and cofounder Sabari Raja told EER that Nepris was started in 2013 as a way to close the gap between industry and education amid a national conversation about a lack of qualified candidates for available jobs… Subscription required to view full article here.

By |June 5th, 2017|Client Articles, Nepris|

Turnitin Offers Lexile Scores to Help Teachers Better Assign Reading Passages

May 24, 2017 on EdSurge

TURNITIN, the plagiarism-catcher turned instructional writing program, is now introducing Lexile scores to their Revision Assistant, a tool which provides computer-generated feedback to students on their writing…Read full article here.

By |May 26th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

ORIGO Stepping Stones 2.0–A Versatile, Easy-to-Use Math Program

By Jacqui Murray
05/24/2017 on Ask a Tech Teacher

Origo Education’s award-winning Stepping Stones 2.0 K-6 math program (with a separate program for pre-K) is versatile, easy-to-use, and nicely differentiated for varied learning and teaching strategies…Read full article here.

By |May 25th, 2017|Client Articles, ORIGO Education|

How Capistrano USD is Transforming its Writing Instruction

By Virginia Reischl
05/21/2017 on Getting Smart

…For instance, our district uses Turnitin’s Feedback Studio, a platform for checking student writing for originality and leaving drag-and-drop comments or voice recordings in response to student papers…Read full article here.

By |May 22nd, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Cult/Tech Podcast with Sabari Raja of Nepris

By Jason Visenberg
05/2017 on Red Cup Agency

…We discuss the STEM education gap and how the Nepris platform is addressing it by providing career role models for students all over the world…Listen to podcast here.

 

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Nepris|

Aiding teachers with students’ reading levels

By Ariana Fine
05/18/2017 on District Administration

Turnitin has added Lexile measures to its instructional writing program, Revision Assistant, to better help teachers match appropriate texts to individual students and personalize instruction…Read full article here.

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

Turnitin Adds Lexile Measures to Revision Assistant

05/17/2017 on THE Journal

Turnitin’s Revision Assistant has incorporated the Lexile Framework for Reading from MetaMetrics,  a company that develops scientific measures of academic achievement…Read full article here.

By |May 19th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|