Portland, Ore., (May 18, 2016) – Learnosity, a leading provider of business-to-business SaaS education technology, and Learning.com, a provider of K-12 digital solutions, announce today their new strategic partnership. The partnership will leverage Learnosity's expertise to add robust assessment building functionality to Learning.com's Curriculum Foundry digital curriculum management solution.
Learning.com’s Curriculum Foundry provides districts with a tool to build and distribute a complete K-12 district-authored curriculum in the core subject areas, leveraging a repository of standards-aligned OER and existing instructional resources. Learnosity offers a suite of custom assessments with authoring and powerful analytics capability. The new partnership combines these two assets to offer districts a complete, yet flexible instructional framework that teachers can easily supplement and modify to better serve the unique needs of their students.
Gavin Cooney, Learnosity CEO said, “With the increasing availability of high quality OER content, the K-12 education market is evolving rapidly. We believe that Learning.com’s curriculum building and publishing tools are addressing a significant gap in the education sector, and are delighted to be involved in their efforts to empower school districts to save time and money by leveraging these resources.”
“Digital learning and digital assessment go hand in hand,” says Keith Oelrich, CEO of Learning.com. “Leveraging Learnosity’s rich assessment technology allows us to provide districts with the added ability to create challenging and engaging assessments as part of their digital curricula. As a digital publisher, we have seen firsthand how engaged students can be in their learning when using digital content and we believe technology-enhanced items, which also have the ability to test higher level thinking skills and inform instruction, will have the same impact on assessment.”
Learnosity is an award-winning educational technology company that offers a suite of assessment technologies (APIs) which enable organizations from a wide range of sectors, to easily incorporate powerful, interactive assessment capabilities into any digital product, new or existing. With intuitive authoring, powerful analytics and over 55 Technology Enhanced Items (TEIs), Learnosity shortens development cycles, effort and time to market without sacrificing quality or value. Learnosity works with many of the top names from K-12 and higher education as well as test preparation and corporate training and learning institutions and has dedicated offices in Dublin, New York, Sydney and Los Angeles.
Founded in 1999, Learning.com currently partners with one in six districts and serves 5 million students. Learning.com provides K-12 solutions to help students, teachers, and schools excel in a digital world. Districts equip their students with the technology and 21st century skills needed for success on online assessments, college, and the workforce using Learning.com’s digital literacy solutions. Learning.com’s digital content tools help districts build and share custom digital curriculum helping them meet their instructional goals, facilitate personalized learning, and address budget challenges. Through implementation services and professional development, Learning.com serves educators as they integrate technology and digital content into instruction.