(NEW YORK, December 17, 2015) Today Amplify announced it has acquired School Yourself, a leading provider of interactive, online math lessons. School Yourself team members will join Amplify, where they will continue to build innovative learning solutions, leveraging their experience in the hard sciences, game design and adaptive learning.
As part of the acquisition, Amplify will incorporate School Yourself’s adaptive authoring program as a component of its next-generation curriculum. The current School Yourself content, which includes more than 250 interactive math lessons, will remain freely available at schoolyourself.org and via edX.
“We were impressed by the passion and creativity of the School Yourself team, and believe their interactive software and high-quality lessons complement our math work, and help us provide a greater degree of personalization,” said Amplify CEO Larry Berger. “We’re pleased to welcome them to the team.”
“Our mission has always been to improve education through innovation,” said School Yourself CEO Zach Wissner-Gross. “By joining with Amplify, we’ll be able to continue that mission, while continuing to support active users of schoolyourself.org.”
Amplify is leading the way in data-driven instruction and setting the standard for next-generation digital curriculum and assessment. Our products and services help educators improve the way they integrate technology and use data in the classroom. We’ve helped more than 200,000 educators and 3 million students in all 50 states.