New York, NY (March 31, 2016) – Sylvan Learning, Inc. (www.sylvanlearning.com), the leading North American provider of personal learning for students, and Knowre (www.knowre.com), an award-winning education technology company, announced a partnership today to develop a suite of digital math programs utilizing Knowre’s innovative technology and content for students across Sylvan’s 800 locations in the US and Canada.
“Knowre’s mission aligns with Sylvan’s commitment to personal and interactive learning and tutoring. Knowre’s technology and content complement and expand Sylvan’s existing digital offerings, and further promote the Sylvan EDGE goal of inspiring independent learning and problem solving skills in STEM,” said John McAuliffe, CEO of Sylvan Learning.
The new programs will be offered under the Sylvan EDGE STEM and enrichment brand and will be powered by Knowre’s technology, which identifies student learning gaps and fills those gaps using algorithmically generated curricula and interactive support. Knowre’s content will be used to expand Sylvan’s existing STEM product offerings to additional grade levels and topics, while bringing a digital component to enhance the overall learning experience for students.
Chief Product Officer, Sasha Shultz added, “We were impressed not only by the sophistication of Knowre’s technology and content, but also the ease with which we were able to integrate the products into our Learning Centers and existing suite of Sylvan EDGE products.”
“We are excited to be partnering with a company so congruent with our vision of delivering personalized learning to students. Knowre is committed to a long-term relationship with Sylvan to develop programs that promote independent and personalized learning in an engaging and fun environment,” said David Joo, Co-CEO of Knowre. YJ Kim, also Co-CEO of Knowre added, “This partnership with Sylvan expands Knowre’s global reach in private education and further broadens Knowre’s goal of helping students reach their full potential.”
Sylvan and Knowre are committed to improving access to fun and affordable programs for all students and are launching this partnership with Algebra EDGE. The iPad®-based Algebra EDGE is an expansion of Sylvan’s highly successful self-paced Math EDGE program and will be available to students for Pre-Algebra and Algebra 1, with Algebra 2 to be released soon. Algebra EDGE is currently in a select number of locations throughout the US and will be made available across Sylvan’s US and Canadian locations soon.
About Sylvan Learning, Inc.:
With more than 35 years of experience and more than 800 locations throughout North America, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync™ technology on the iPad® for an engaging learning experience. Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE—STEM and accelerated courses and Sylvan Prep —college and test prep courses. Sylvan supports families through every stage of the academic journey. For more information, visit www.SylvanLearning.com or SylvanLearning.com/blog.
Knowre is an education technology company delivering personalized and engaging learning experiences to students around the globe. Knowre’s revolutionary technology identifies individual student learning gaps and fills those gaps through algorithmically generated curricula and interactive scaffolded support. Knowre further enhances learning by providing students with an engaging and fun learning environment, and teachers with actionable and comprehensive data. Knowre partners with schools, private education companies, and other corporations with the goal of helping students reach their full potential.
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