BetterLesson Raises $10M to Transform Teacher Professional Development at Scale

2018-08-30T17:14:38-05:00BetterLesson, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

BetterLesson, the leader in delivering personalized professional development, today announced that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding to bring transformative instructional coaching to teachers across the country. This funding will allow the company to scale its flagship virtual coaching program for K-12 teachers at a critical time, as classrooms are adapting to [...]

NEA and BetterLesson launch new site with over 3,000 Common Core lessons

2018-08-30T17:14:47-05:00BetterLesson, News & Updates, Portfolio Companies|

The National Education Association (NEA) and BetterLesson launch a new web site today, The site, where teachers share what works in the classroom, features more than 3,000 classroom-ready lessons that are easily accessible and can be integrated into any curriculum. This new BetterLesson product was built entirely for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) [...]

BetterLesson Partners with NEA on Master Teacher Project

2018-08-30T17:14:48-05:00BetterLesson, Portfolio Companies|

BetterLesson announced a partnership with the National Education Association (NEA) to build the first educator-created body of knowledge around effective teaching.  According to the company: "The Master Teacher Project is a natural outgrowth of BetterLesson’s mission to connect teachers in order to measurably improve instruction. Generously funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the [...]

TechCrunch: BetterLesson Raises $1.6 Million To Let Educators Find And Share The Best Lesson Plans

2018-08-30T17:14:51-05:00BetterLesson, Portfolio Companies|

TechCrunch's Rip Empson writes: "Primary and high school teachers already have a hard job. It’s difficult to envy the pour souls who had the unfortunate position of educating the type of disorderly rapscallions like myself at a young age. Not to mention, enduring low wages and a system largely devoid of the same technological aids [...]