McGraw-Hill Education Acquires Publisher of Sketchpad®
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August 2, 2012 By:
McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Key Curriculum, a privately held developer of mathematics learning technology in the K-12 and higher education markets.
The move allows McGraw-Hill Education to integrate its research-based curricula with advanced digital programs and tools, broadening the company’s capability to build interactive, data-focused math programs and expanding its offerings that address the Common Core State Standards.
Sketchpad®, Key Curriculum’s signature product, enables students to learn math in a hands-on manner by allowing them to visualize the abstractions of math. Fathom® aims to deepen students’ data analysis skills and understanding of statistics, and TinkerPlots® helps build students’ understanding of data by transforming data into clear representations.