The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has been in a giving mood to a couple major players in the ed-tech world recently.
Recently in Business Category
February 24, 2011
February 15, 2011
This week's ed-tech news includes the debut of a new kid-safe social network and an ed-tech-centric reaction to the Capitol Hill budget clash.
January 19, 2011
The Next Generation Learning Challenges program will offer up to $10 million in grants to promising endeavors that help students in grades 7-9 master math and literacy skills.
January 04, 2011
Google execs are currently in talks with education software companies about creating educational apps to be featured in Google Apps Marketplace.
December 29, 2010
Before rampant speculation about 2011 commences, let's take stock of the big ed-tech trends this past year.
December 16, 2010
The Scantron Corporation has recently scooped up the Bellevue, Wash.-based GlobalScholar, an education data management system.
December 13, 2010
The nonprofit online safety group will team with the telecommunications company to offer its digital literacy curriculum and other online resources.
December 08, 2010
Academic publisher Pearson this week has announced the creation of a new curricula for teaching middle schoolers math, and teaching teachers to lead online courses.
November 23, 2010
News Corp. has purchased 90 percent of New York-based education technology company Wireless Generation for $360 million, according to multiple media reports.
September 13, 2010
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will direct the funding toward projects that spur student achievement, individualized instruction, and technology integration, according to a release.