Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
All Blog Posts With literacy Tag or Category
January 23, 2015
January 15, 2015
A new report out by the advocacy organization Defending the Early Years calls the Kindergarten common-core standard that children should be able to read emergent texts developmentally inappropriate.
December 11, 2014
Where do things stand now in terms of how many states have required reading assessments, interventions, and retention?
December 08, 2014
One thing to watch out for next year is how many states approve policies that hold teachers as well as schools more directly accountable for student literacy.
November 20, 2014
Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.
November 10, 2014
Toddlers who have a low vocabulary compared to their peers or cognitive delays are at higher risk of struggling with math when they are 4 or 5, according to recent research.
October 31, 2014
After enacting changes to literacy instruction and fiscal transparency, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is seeking re-election against former congressman Bob Beauprez, the Republican nominee.
October 29, 2014
Governors should take steps to improve early-childhood mathematics education, including raising the bar for states' early-learning guidelines and promoting changes in teacher-preparation programs, according to a recent paper.
September 28, 2014
Students learn best when given opportunities to discover or experience concepts before teachers define them.
September 23, 2014
Newsela, a startup that offers news articles written at various reading levels, raised $4.1 million from investors in a Series A round.