Enlearn News

Sandi Everlove Joins Enlearn as Chief Learning Officer

Press Release, May 24, 2016. Sandi Everlove Joins Enlearn as Chief Learning Officer Everlove brings years of experience as an award-winning classroom teacher and advocate for underserved students to the Enlearn team. SEATTLE - May 24, 2016 -- Enlearn, a non-profit...

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Stop Trying to Define Personalized Learning

By Alex Hernandez, EdSurge, May 11, 2016. WE NEED TO DEFINE PERSONALIZED LEARNING! No. No we don’t. While personalized learning (PL) may be a “thing,” it is not a thing. As of today, PL is a set of loosely-related (sometimes completely unrelated) hypotheses....

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Vicki Phillips Joins Enlearn’s Board of Directors

Seattle, WA - February 24, 2016 - Enlearn, (http://www.enlearn.org) a non-profit educational technology company bringing the next generation of personalized learning to classrooms by making the entire learning ecosystem adaptive, announces the appointment of Vicki...

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New Profit Commits $1 Million in Support of Enlearn

February 3, 2016 (Boston): New Profit, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy fund working to break down the barriers standing between people and opportunity in America, is investing $1 million over the next four years to support Enlearn, a Seattle-based nonprofit...

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Enlearn Wins $3M Grant for Adaptive Learning Platform

EdSurge, November 18. 2015 ENLEARN has been awarded a grant of $3 million from the Gates Foundation’s College Ready program to further pilot its software in classrooms. The Seattle-based nonprofit makes an adaptive platform for digital courseware, games and...

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Meet Enlearn, the company making math addictive

   by Jason Preston for Crosscut “You don’t feel like ‘I’m finished’ but ‘I want to learn more,'” says Zoran Popovic, the Director of the University of Washington Center for Game Science. He is talking, of course, about math.   Right now, hundreds of Android tablets...

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Making Classroom Learning Work for More Students

By John Mullin, Enlearn CEO  With one out of five students not finishing high school, our current models for school-based learning still aren’t working for too many of our youth. Enormous amounts of effort and money have been expended trying to address this—to leave...

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Computer scientist hopes to customize teaching and learning

Education Lab is a project to spark meaningful conversations about education solutions in the Pacific Northwest. July 14, 2014 at 5:00 AM Computer scientist hopes to customize teaching and learning Posted by John Higgins Educators have been struggling for decades to...

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How to Make Educational Games More Effective

by Alexa Ray Corriea, Apr 23, 2014 Changing the world with games is hard. Speaking at the 2014 Games for Change festival, Zoran Popović — University of Washington associate professor of computer science and founder of its Center for Game Science — outlined why drastic...

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How online gamers are solving science’s biggest problems

A new generation of online games don't just provide entertainment – they help scientists solve puzzles involving genes, conservation and the universe By Dara Mohammadi, TheGuardian For all their virtual accomplishments, gamers aren't feted for their real-world...

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Kids Like to Learn Algebra, if It Comes in the Right App

KIDS LIKE TO LEARN ALGEBRA, IF IT COMES IN THE RIGHT APP JULIA GREENBERG, WIRED DATE OF PUBLICATION: 11.23.13 Computer scientist Zoran Popović is teaching algebra to children with an adaptive—and addictive—new videogame.  Photo Credit:  Mike Clinard. YOU HAVE...

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