- Personalized learning site Alleyoop, a startup backed by publishing giant Pearson, announced Thursday that it was expanding its science, technology, engineering and math options through new partnerships with the likes of NASA eClips, National Geographic and the National Science Foundation.
- The additional content--which includes videos that can supplement classroom study or provide breaking science news, as well as a variety of interactive content--provides students with real-world context for their lessons.
- The U.S. economy currently faces a shortage of workers in STEM fields, making the added focus on content in those fields that much more important.
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Hoping to encourage the next generation of astrophysicists, engineers and biologists, gamified learning platform Alleyoop is bulking up its science content with a handful of top-notch partners.
The education startup backed by publishing giant Pearson on Thursday said it was expanding its STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) options through partnerships with NASA eClips, National Geographic, National Science Foundation, Scientific Minds, Patrick JMT, Virtual Nerd, Adaptive Curriculum and Brightstorm. ...