CES and EDU Product News #Edtech #technology #EDU

TCL

TCL Communication, a pioneer of display technologies and affordable, premium smart experiences, demonstrates its commitment to providing enriched learning solutions for all with a range of new products at CES 2022. This product portfolio includes the company’s first laptop, its new NXTPAPER series tablet, and several more tablets designed to provide educational experiences for learners of all ages according to PR Newswire.

Hope Education & GLS Education

Educational resources suppliers HopeEducation (@HopeEducationUK) and GLS(@gls_education) have undergone major rebrands to enable the further expansion of the businesses’ product and service offers for educators and schools according to FE News.

Kodland

London-based Kodland, which started out back in 2018 offering in-person courses for children to learn digital skills like computer programming before switching focus to online learning from early 2020, has closed a $9 million Series A funding round to scale into more markets according to Yahoo.

Text help

Texthelp, a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, today announced that they will acquire the Education Technology Division of Don Johnston Inc., a leading assistive technology and special education curriculum company based outside of Chicago, IL. Don Johnston Inc. is the latest Assistive Technology provider to join the Texthelp Group. Following Five Arrows’ investment in December 2020, Texthelp acquired Lingit Group and Wizkids in 2021, expanding the company’s reach in the Nordics and the UK. Texthelp’s goal is to use its assistive technology to help 1 billion people with reading, writing, and numeracy by 2030. Together with Don Johnston Inc.’s leading SaaS-based products, the Texthelp Group will become the global leader in assistive technology tools for classrooms and workplaces. The terms of the deal were not disclosed according to PR Newswire.

ReadWorks

In just ten years, the edtech nonprofit ReadWorks has built a world-class technology platform that brings evidence-based content, curricular supports, and other features to educators to support their students’ reading comprehension goals–for FREE. Since its inception, 5 million teachers and 29.5 million students in 92% of schools across the country have used ReadWorks according to PR Newswire.

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