Client Articles

Turnitin ‘Revises’ the Writing Process

By Sri Ravipati
07/06/2017 on Campus Technology

Turnitin, a company typically known for catching plagiarism in students’ writing assignments, is refocusing its efforts on the needs of teachers with its newest formative writing tool, Revision Assistant…Read full article here.

 

By |July 10th, 2017|Client Articles, Turnitin|

10 Virtual Tools For The Math Classroom

By Matthew Lynch
06/20/2017 on The Edvocate
Stepping Stones 2.0: Comprehensive Mathematics– from ORIGO Education integrates print and digital resources to give teachers flexibility in how they teach K-6 math. SS 2.0 is loaded with additional practice, effective strategies, visual models, and teacher supports…Read full article here.

By |July 10th, 2017|Client Articles, ORIGO Education|

5 pressing topics on IT leaders’ minds

By Laura Ascoine
07/05/2017 on eCampusnews
…During a client summit from TeamDynamix, a panel of higher-education IT leaders, moderated by futurist Ian Khan, came together during to talk about some of the biggest issues and challenges facing IT departments on today’s college and university campuses…Read full article here.

By |July 7th, 2017|Client Articles, Team Dynamix|

Startup Funding In Austin, TX Finds Its Way To Minority Entrepreneurs

06/30/2017 on CrunchBase
…In 2013, Sabari Raja and friend Binu Thayamkery co-foundedNepris, a startup aimed at leveling the playing field for all students in STEM, especially girls and minorities…Read full article here.

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

High School Improving Discipline By Gamifying Good Behavior

06/30/2017 by Teach Thought
…“We ended up using Hero to manage tardies and cuts as well, but our main use is to reward and encourage those students who are always doing the right things,” Currin says…Read full article here.

By |June 30th, 2017|Client Articles, Hero K12|

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|