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Pearson acquires adaptive learning technology startup Smart Sparrow

by Betsy Foresman • 10 months ago

Pearson says the new technology will be used to help educators develop more personalized course instruction and feedback for students.

Pearson hack exposes student data connected to 13,000 accounts

by Betsy Foresman • 1 year ago

Limited information — including names, birthdays and email addresses — has been compromised for an unknown number of school and university students.

Pearson goes 'digital first' on higher ed textbooks

by Colin Wood • 1 year ago

The publisher says it's stepping away from the "lengthy and expensive" process of updating physical textbooks.

Gen Z strongly favors learning through YouTube and video, report says

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

As digital natives, Generation Z diverges strongly from millennials, their older counterparts, according to new research from Pearson.

How artificial intelligence is helping Pearson refocus assessment technology

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The company's new head of AI and personalized learning sees an opportunity to create enhanced ways of evaluating students' work.

Higher ed must get smarter about its relationship to workforce, report says

by Corinne Lestch • 2 years ago

Colleges should adjust teaching methods to better align with future workplace skills, according to a report from Pearson and the nonprofit JFF.

Edtech and industry leaders say they’re stuck if they can’t scale

by Emily Tate • 3 years ago

Attendees and speakers at ASU+GSV continued to ask this question: If we’re finally at a place where technology is working, how do we scale it so it reaches everyone?

Automation will change jobs, not eliminate them, study finds

by Patience Wait • 3 years ago

A study by Pearson and a U.K. nonprofit finds education must change to help students prepare for the future workforce.

Digital technology helps California district improve assessment for English language learners

by Michelle Bracken • 3 years ago

Commentary: New tools can provide educators with immediate feedback on students' English-language capabilities, which is critical.