Knewton is excited to announce our partnership with Sesame Workshop to create adaptive products for young learners. The nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and other beloved educational children’s television programs, Sesame Workshop will integrate with Knewton to personalize multimedia content from The Electric Company. We will initially focus on reading and literacy for grades 2-3 and eventually expand to other topic areas and grade levels. Knewton technology will guide students to the right piece of Electric Company content at… Read more
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Posts by Joshua Robinson
At Knewton, we work hard every day on the world’s leading adaptive learning engine. We also have enjoy some great perks, like an open pantry, free Metrocards, unlimited vacation days, nightly dinner, and more. For one of our quarterly Hack Days, I created a video to showcase a typical “day in the life” of a Knerd. To learn how you can become a Knerd, too, check out open jobs.
Our schools and universities are on the verge of a fundamental shift. As instruction moves from the lecture hall to the digital classroom, there’s an opportunity to create new learning interfaces, new ways to motivate our students, and new teaching methods. Most of our knowledge about how students learn comes from the traditional classroom. Like the adopters of new technologies that have come before, institutions hoping to transition to a computer-based learning model have inherited… Read more