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DreamBox Series B FUNDED 08 2015 EDUKWEST

FUNDED: DreamBox Learning raises $10 million Series B

DreamBox Learning, an adaptive learning company in K-8, raised a $10 million Series B led by Owl Ventures with participation from Tao Capital Partners. Tory Patterson, co-founder and managing partner of Owl Ventures joins the Board of Directors.

Founded in 2006, DreamBox Learning raised a total of $35.6 million. The company’s math curriculum is used by over 75k K-8 teachers, reaching nearly 1.5 million students.

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5 Key Trends in Language Learning EDUKWEST Academy

Five Key Trends in Language Learning

Having a background in language coaching, I tend to keep a close eye on the latest global trends in language learning. After a period of little innovation in the space, there is definitely a new wave of language learning startups hitting the market.

Live video lessons, the hot trend from seven years ago that proved to be little more than a flash in the pan, certainly had a chilling effect for edtech entrepreneurs and investors in the language learning space.

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Cerego adaptive language learning

EDBRIEF: McGraw-Hill Education and Cerego partner for Adaptive Language Learning

McGraw-Hill Education announced a partnership with Cerego, a provider of memory management tools. Under the partnership the companies will work on adaptive language learning products for K-12 students.

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Junction Education

Junction Education launches a Flipboard for College Courses

Today Junction Education, a startup founded by former McGraw-Hill executive Vineet Madan, officially launched. Junction Education aims to provide instructors and students with an easy to use course platform which integrates different kinds of web content into web- and mobile based courses.

Junction Education has received investment from two former heads of McGraw-Hill Education, Robert J. Bahash and Peter C. Davis, who are also advisors to the startup along with former Pearson Education Global CMO Gary L. June.

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Adaptive Learning for Health Professionals: Knewton partners with Elsevier

Adaptive learning platform Knewton announced a partnership with Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.

Elsevier will implement Knewton’s API starting with courses for nursing and health professions students.

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