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Pearson Unveils New Approach to Social Studies Education

Posted on: 11/19/2014

Developed in Collaboration With Educators, Experts and Students, Innovative Curriculum Will Prepare Students for Success in College, Career … Continue reading

Training Industry and Pearson Launch Blended Learning Certification Program to Prepare Training Professionals to Lead the Change in Learning

Posted on: 11/18/2014

Certified Professional in Training Management (CPTM) Comprises 10 Online Learning Modules, Practicum and Comprehensive Final Exam NEW … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Upgrades to Evidence-Based Working Memory Training Program to Enhance Flexibility and Usability

Posted on: 11/17/2014

Pearson’s Cogmed Dramatically Improves Working Memory, Leading to Better Attention, Behavior and Capacity to Learn NEW YORK … Continue reading

Tech & Learning Magazine Honors Four Pearson Digital Solutions in 32nd Annual Awards of Excellence

Posted on: 11/13/2014

iLit, Pearson REALIZE, Q-interactive and Virtual Nerd Mobile Math App Named Best of 2014 in Prestigious Ed-Tech … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Smarthinking Online Tutoring Service Enhancements to Improve Institutional and Learner Outcomes

Posted on: 11/10/2014

New reporting dashboard enables institutions to evaluate impact of online tutoring on student retention and success BOSTON … Continue reading

Students of Today Help Design Learning Tools of Tomorrow With KidsTeam at Pearson

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Collaborative Learner-Centered Design Initiative Builds 21st Century Skills Through Hands-On Learning CHANDLER, Ariz. – Nov. 10, 2014 — … Continue reading

Pearson to Participate in USDLA National Distance Learning Week (NDLW)

Posted on: 11/04/2014

Interactive Webinars and Google Hangout Session Focus on Competency-based Education, State Authorization, and Online Program Growth BOSTON … Continue reading

Pearson Partners with LPGA to Launch an Online Course to Help Teach Female Golfers

Posted on: 11/03/2014

LPGA Teaching HER Course provides golf professionals with the educational tools they need to improve the training … Continue reading

Bradley University Partners with Pearson to Launch Online Degree Programs in Nursing and Counseling

Posted on: 10/28/2014

Chicago, IL – October 28, 2014 – To meet the growing demand for online graduate education programs, … Continue reading

Pearson Teams Up with Online Learning Consortium to Host Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Leadership Summit for Online Learning

Posted on: 10/22/2014

Summit explores issues related to leadership, administration, and faculty and student engagement BOSTON — October 22, 2014 … Continue reading

Pearson Collaborates With Saddleback Educational Publishing to Close Gap in Adolescent Literacy

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Saddleback’s Collection of Books on Contemporary Topics That Engage Struggling Readers Now Available on iLit Reading Intervention … Continue reading

College Educators Successfully Implement the Flipped Classroom Model, Using MyLab & Mastering’s Learning Catalytics feature from Pearson

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An interactive classroom tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated … Continue reading

Wireless Internet Access Shrinks When Students Arrive at School, According to New Study

Posted on: 10/14/2014

Pearson Study Conducted by Harris Poll Reveals Significant Accessibility Challenges Among Elementary, Middle and High School Classrooms … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Upgrades, Based on Educator Feedback, to Award-Winning, Tablet-Based Reading Intervention Program

Posted on: 10/13/2014

Reading Levels, Engagement in Learning Soar for Pennsylvania Students Building Literacy Skills With iLit NEW YORK — … Continue reading

Pearson Statement on Envision Math Error

Posted on: 10/10/2014

October 10, 2014 Pearson did make an error on the specific quiz question in a lesson in … Continue reading

Pearson named ‘top company for diversity’ by Texas Diversity Council

Posted on: 10/09/2014

DiversityFIRST Award presented on Thursday to cheers from thousands of Pearson team members in the Lone Star … Continue reading

Pearson’s WISC®-V on Q-interactive® Features Enhanced Content, Flexibility to Provide Critical Insights into Children’s Cognitive Abilities

Posted on: 10/07/2014

New Digital Approach Encourages More Efficient Test Administration and Improves User Experience NEW YORK – Oct. 7, … Continue reading

Pearson Applauds SIIA and Future of Privacy Forum for Student Privacy Effort

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  Over the past year, there has been much public discussion in the United States focused on … Continue reading

Pearson Announces EDUCAUSE 2014 Lineup

Posted on: 09/29/2014

Company representatives and educational partners discuss efficacy commitment and demonstrate how use of technology helps institutions to … Continue reading

Pearson Launches REVEL™ to Improve Learner Outcomes in Higher Education

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Immersive, online learning tool brings study materials to life to keep students engaged BOSTON, MA — September … Continue reading

Dr. Steven Guttentag Named President, Connections Education

Posted on: 09/26/2014

Connections Education Co-Founder Continues the e-Learning Provider’s Mission to Deliver High-Quality Online Learning and Drive Innovation September … Continue reading

Pearson Partners With NBC Learn to Provide Video Resources to Classrooms

Posted on: 09/25/2014

Education Videos Designed to Teach and Engage Students Across K-12 Curriculum Areas NEW YORK — Sept. 25, … Continue reading

Study Reveals Students Feel Strongly that Tablets Will Transform Learning in Higher Education

Posted on: 09/10/2014

Pearson survey polled over 1,200 college students from 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities, and graduate schools NEW … Continue reading

New Study Reveals U.S. Students Believe Tablets Are Game Changers in Learning and Student Engagement

Posted on: 09/08/2014

Pearson Survey Shows Mobile Device Use and Ownership Continues to Grow Among Elementary, Middle and High School … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Second Annual Student Coding Contest

Posted on: 09/03/2014

Contest challenges and rewards students who develop innovative applications that help to improve learner outcomes and achieve … Continue reading

Susan H. Rodger Named Recipient of the 2013 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award

Posted on: 08/27/2014

The Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) 2013 Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award, sponsored by Pearson, Recognizes … Continue reading

Pearson Launches Next Generation of Proven Personalized Reading and Math Solution for K-8 Learners

Posted on: 08/26/2014

Special Education Students at Texas District Realize Remarkable Gains Learning With SuccessMaker NEW YORK – Aug. 26, … Continue reading

Pearson Partners with American Health Information Management Association to Increase Access to Career Opportunities

Posted on: 08/25/2014

Pearson to provide online learning technology, consulting and course development services that annually serve thousands of learners … Continue reading

Pearson Named to the Top 20 Workforce Development Companies List by Training Industry.com

Posted on: 08/20/2014

Training Industry.com Continuously Reviews Companies that Provide Superior Customized Corporate Training Services BOSTON — August 20, 2014 – Pearson announced … Continue reading

Pearson Math Efficacy Report Recognizes Educators and Institutions Using Personalized Learning Solutions to Improve Learner Outcomes

Posted on: 08/19/2014

White paper features data-driven case studies from two- and four-year institutions that improved student achievement in mathematics … Continue reading

Pearson Showcases New Digital Format WISC®-V at 2014 American Psychological Association Convention

Posted on: 08/01/2014

New Digital Solutions for Clinical Assessments Transform Field of Psychology NEW YORK – August 1, 2014 – … Continue reading

Pearson’s Holistic, Family-Centered Assessment Tool, Sensory Profile™ 2, Now Available

Posted on: 07/29/2014

New Features are Driven by Practitioner Input, Focus on Child’s Strengths NEW YORK—-July 29, 2014—Pearson today announced … Continue reading

Pearson Launches Competency-Based Education Framework and Readiness Assessment for Post-Secondary Education

Posted on: 07/16/2014

Seven-step model helps institutions assess their readiness to implement CBE programs NEW YORK, NY — July 16, … Continue reading

Pearson Named a TrainingIndustry.com Top 20 Content Development Company

Posted on: 07/14/2014

Annual List Recognizes Leading Providers of Training and Professional Development Services and Solutions Boston, July 14, 2014 … Continue reading

Pearson Partners with Augusoft Lumens to Increase Access to Continuing Education

Posted on: 07/09/2014

Cloud-based enrollment management system to enroll learners instantaneously in self-paced, online workforce education courses BOSTON, MA — … Continue reading

At ISTE 2014, Pearson Announces Next-Generation Tool for Creating Custom, Standards-Aligned Classroom Tests and Quizzes

Posted on: 06/30/2014

Formative Assessment Item Bank Expands to 60,000 Items, Seamlessly Integrated With Schoolnet ATLANTA —June 30, 2014— As … Continue reading

WriteToLearn From Pearson Announces New Tools for Preparing Students for College and Career Success at ISTE 2014

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Next Generation of Online Literacy Tool Planned for Back to School 2015 ATLANTA — June 30, 2014 — … Continue reading

Groundbreaking Pearson Collaboration with Microsoft Will Revolutionize the Power of Technology to Transform Learning Outcomes

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“Fascination First” Initiative Puts Complete K-12 Learning System in Teachers’ and Students’ Hands   ATLANTA —June 30, … Continue reading

Pearson Announces PowerSchool 8.0

Posted on: 06/26/2014

Industry-Leading Student Information System Provides K-12 Districts Comprehensive Solution for All Learners, Educators and Parents NEW YORK … Continue reading

PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor Program Tops 100 Education Technology Partners

Posted on: 06/19/2014

Pearson and Partners Deliver Integrated Solutions for Schools to Millions of Teachers, Administrators, Students and Parents NEW … Continue reading

Harvard Physics Professor, Learning Catalytics Co-Founder Eric Mazur Wins $500K Minerva Prize for Advancements in Education

Posted on: 06/17/2014

A teaching pioneer, Mazur, who co-founded Learning Catalytics, acquired by Pearson in 2013, named first-ever winner for … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Efficacy Results in Online and Blended Learning for Science and Engineering in California Post-Secondary Institutions

Posted on: 06/11/2014

California Higher Education Institutions Improve Learning Outcomes, Using Pearson’s Technology and Content Solutions   BOSTON, MA — … Continue reading

Pearson ISTE 2014 Spotlight Sessions Explore Power of Technology to Transform Teaching and Learning

Posted on: 06/09/2014

Presentations Focus on the Role of Data, Social Technology and Gaming in Education’s Future and the Ways … Continue reading

Texas Higher Education Institutions Improve Learning Outcomes, Using Technology and Content Solutions

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Pearson Announces Efficacy Results in Online and Blended Learning for Science and Engineering   BOSTON, MA — … Continue reading

Pearson Efficacy Report Highlights Educators and Institutions Taking Bold Steps to Improve College and Career Readiness

Posted on: 05/28/2014

College & Career Readiness report shares positive results of schools working to boost achievement, persistence and employability … Continue reading

Pearson Launches “Teachability Dream STEM Classroom Contest” — Teachers Can Win a Dream STEM Classroom Worth $2,000

Posted on: 05/21/2014

Deadline for Submissions is Saturday, May 31 Teachability.com, an online environment for teachers to connect, discuss, learn … Continue reading

EQUELLA From Pearson Wins 2014 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Award

Posted on: 05/15/2014

Digital Repository for Educational Content Named Best Campus Academic Management Solution NEW YORK – May 15, 2014 — … Continue reading

Pearson “School of Thought” Video Series Honored as 2014 Beacon Awards Finalist

Posted on: 05/13/2014

Garnering Tens of Thousands of Views Around the World, Videos Offer Glimpse of Trends, Possibilities and Opportunities … Continue reading

Pearson Releases Report on Best Practices for Implementing Successful Online Programs at Higher Education Institutions

Posted on: 05/12/2014

Comprehensive Paper Demonstrates How Effective Online Learning Services Improve Student and Institutional Outcomes Boston, MA May 12, … Continue reading

New York Higher Education Institutions Improve Learning Outcomes, Using Pearson’s Technology and Content Solutions

Posted on: 05/06/2014

Pearson Announces Efficacy Results in Online and Blended Learning for Science and Engineering  NEW YORK — May … Continue reading

Classroom Behavior Expert in Austin on Wednesday: Texas Educators Curbing Disruptive Behavior at School to Reduce Suspension Rates, Improve Learning

Posted on: 05/05/2014

Teachers breaking away from traditional disciplinary approach to improve classroom behavior from bullying to whining with positive … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Cite 2014 Award Recipients

Posted on: 05/02/2014

Awards honor higher education leaders that demonstrate excellence in online administration and teaching, and donate $1,500 to … Continue reading

PowerSchool Special Education Powered by TIENET Provides Schools Easy, Efficient Way to Manage Special Education Services

Posted on: 04/29/2014

Industry-Leading Student Information and Special Education Case Management Systems Combine to Help Educators Support Important Student Population … Continue reading

Statement on Pearson’s Role Helping States Implement Their Assessment Policies

Posted on: 04/25/2014

At Pearson, everything we do starts with the recognition that teachers are central to the learning process, … Continue reading

A Message Regarding Pearson’s Online Testing Services

Posted on: 04/23/2014

April 23rd, 2014 Pearson assessment customers: Yesterday, there were intermittent disruptions to some of our online testing … Continue reading

2014 SIIA CODiE Award Finalists Include Pearson’s Solutions Aimed at Leveraging Insights to Improve Learning Outcomes

Posted on: 04/09/2014

PowerSchool, Schoolnet and Schoolnet EDS Recognized by Educator Judges New York, April 09, 2014 Three Pearson technology solutions that … Continue reading

Pearson Launches Free Virtual Nerd Mobile Math App, Putting High Quality Tutorials at Students’ Fingertips

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More Than 1,500 Video Lessons Searchable by Standard and Topic NEW ORLEANS —April 9, 2014— Today at the … Continue reading

Higher Education Institutions Improve Learning Outcomes, Using Pearson’s Technology and Content Solutions

Posted on: 04/07/2014

Pearson Announces Efficacy Results in Online and Blended Learning for Humanities, Social Sciences, Languages, and English Boston, … Continue reading

Pearson Leads the Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards With 18 Finalist Honors

Posted on: 04/03/2014

Company’s Digital Solutions for Personalizing Learning Recognized by Educator Judges NEW YORK – April 3, 2014 – For … Continue reading

Data to Upend Current Learning Models, According to New Pearson Research

Posted on: 03/18/2014

Technology to Assist Teachers with a Deeper Understanding of Drivers Behind Student Performance Washington, D.C. — March … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Publishing Distribution Agreement with Microsoft Press

Posted on: 03/11/2014

Indianapolis, Ind. – March 11, 2014 – Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has been selected by … Continue reading

Pearson Announces Winners of Student Coding Contest

Posted on: 03/04/2014

Students around the country come together to share their talent and vision for how to help their … Continue reading

Villanova University Collaborates with Pearson to Launch Four Online Master’s Degree Programs

Posted on: 02/27/2014

Programs meet student demand for increased access to online education VILLANOVA, PA — February 27, 2014 — … Continue reading

Pearson to Host 15th Annual Online Learning in Higher Education Conference

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Best-Selling Author Sir Ken Robinson to Deliver Keynote Address BOSTON — February 27, 2014 — Pearson will … Continue reading

Students Can Now Take PARCC and Colorado Measures of Academic Success: Science and Social Studies Assessments on iPad

Posted on: 02/26/2014

Pearson’s Online Test Delivery System, TestNav 8, Available on the App Store New York February 26, 2014 … Continue reading

Global Leader Pearson Creates Leading Curriculum, Apps for Digital Learning Environments

Posted on: 02/20/2014

Expertise Will Deliver Personalized Learning on Windows 8 Touchscreen Environment New York, NY February 20, 2014 Today Pearson announced … Continue reading

Pearson’s Open Badge solution provides secure and easy to share proof of qualifications and skills

Posted on: 02/13/2014

BLOOMINGTON, MN, February 13th, 2014 – Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is offering academic institutions, professional … Continue reading

Blackboard and Pearson Collaborate in Effort to Better Support K-12 Schools

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Leading Education Companies Respond to Educators’ Requests to Improve Data Flow Among Complementary Platforms Washington, D.C. February … Continue reading

Pearson Chosen by the University of Florida to Promote UF Online’s New Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Posted on: 02/03/2014

University of Florida Expands Relationship with Pearson to Increase Access to Online Learning Opportunities GAINESVILLE, FL February … Continue reading

Sochi Winter Olympic Games Become a Teachable Moment With New Resources on Pearson’s Online Learning Exchange Community Platform

Posted on: 01/29/2014

Project-Based lesson plans feature sporting events, athletes and competing countries Orlando January 29, 2014 The Sochi Winter … Continue reading

NBC News Launches Spanish Language Version of Parent Toolkit

Posted on: 01/21/2014

NEW YORK — January 21, 2014 — NBC News launched today the Spanish-language version of its digital … Continue reading

Pearson Joins President and Mrs. Obama, Education Secretary Duncan for White House Higher Education Summit

Posted on: 01/16/2014

Pearson Announces New Commitments to Support More Low-Income Students in Achieving College Readiness and Success Washington January … Continue reading

Babson Study: Over 7.1 Million Higher Ed Students Learning Online

Posted on: 01/15/2014

Online enrollment growth, while still substantial, is slowing. WELLESLEY, Mass., Jan. 15, 2014 — The 2013 Survey of Online … Continue reading

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