Thinkful, a Peter Thiel-backed education startup, is bringing skills grouping into its online learning program in an effort to boost engagement and course completion rates.
Online learning startup Coursera is partnering with several schools of education, as well as other institutions and museums, to bring professional development courses to K-12 teachers online.
TareasPlus, a Spanish-language educational site for students in Latin America, is launching a new marketplace of video content and eyeing more global expansion.
Learn-to-code startup Codecademy is building on its recently-launched track of API classes with lessons created in partnership with Twitter Gilt Groupe, Box, 23andMe, Dwolla and others.
Personalized learning site Alleyoop is partnering with several top partners to increase its science content for students. The Pearson-backed ed tech startup, which helps students prepare for college with customized and gamified interactive subject-based content, wants to inspire future STEM leaders.
Online education startup Coursera, which provides free online courses taught by professors at top universities, has attracted one million enrolled students from every country in the world. The company has raised $22 million and partners with universities including Stanford, Princeton and Duke.
Since its February launch, Pearson-backed education startup Alleyoop has been learning from the collective behavior of its student users. On Wednesday, it rolled out a new recommendation engine informed by the tens of thousands of new data inputs.