Education Game System Osmo Raises $24 Million in Venture Funding
GAMES GALORE: Educational game developer Osmo has raised $24 million in venture funding from Mattel, Collab+Sesame, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Calibrate Partners. Existing investors Upfront Ventures, Accel and K9 Ventures also participated.
Yik Yak Cuts Staff by 60%
YAKETY YAK (LOOK WHO’S CUTTING BACK): Yik Yak, the anonymous messaging app that’s synonymous with headaches for many a college leader, has laid of 60 percent of its employees, The Verge reports.
Online Learning Consortium Releases New Scorecards to Evaluate Digital Classes
NEW HIGH SCORE: More than 400 universities have used the Online Learning Consortium’s Quality Scorecard Suite to evaluate their online and blended learning programs. Now users have access to three new scorecards released by OLC. They include ways to evaluate the overall digital classroom experience and the first course-level scorecard, which OLC created in partnership with Open SUNY...