Clearlake Capital-Backed Discovery Education Acquires Pivot Interactives
Discovery’s Latest Acquisition Expands Company’s Suite of Digital Solutions to Support Science Education
Charlotte, North Carolina, August 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Discovery Education has acquired Clearlake Capital Group, LP (together with its affiliates, “clear lake”), today announced that it has acquired Minneapolis, MinnesotaBased Pivot Interactives SBC. Pivot Interactives develops dynamic, cloud-based activities and labs led by teams of science teachers, practitioners, and students that actively engage students in authentic exploration of real-world scientific phenomena. Terms were not disclosed.
The acquisition of Pivot Interactives supports Discovery Education’s mission to prepare learners for tomorrow by creating innovative classrooms that connect to today’s world. Pivot Interactives is Discovery Education’s K-12 platform, mystery science, Science textbook seriesWhen stem connection.
Pivot Interactives is Discovery Education’s second acquisition this month, also acquiring DoodleLearning.
Discovery Education CEO said: Scott Kinney“Unlike other digital interactives on the market, Pivot Interactives explores concepts using real-world experiments rather than animations, allowing teachers to engage in phenomenon-based learning at any stage of the learning cycle. Discovery Education is made better with the acquisition of Pivot Interactives, by providing our partner school systems with access to phenomenon-based active learning tools that enable us to influence can be expanded.”
Peter BohacekPivot CEO and Physics Teacher, Matthew Bonk, Pivot Chief Scientific Officer and Professor of Physics, Pivot Interactives to develop a library of interactive, video-based activities, funded in part by a grant from the National Science Foundation. founded Pivot Interactives. The co-founder began working with his own students to create first-hand measurement videos that allow teachers and students to escape the constraints of the classroom.
Today, teachers around the world use Pivot Interactives to engage more than 1 million students with phenomena and science practices. Under the Discovery Education family of services, Pivot Interactives’ award-winning platform continues to innovate to revolutionize science education.
“We are thrilled to join the Discovery Education family,” said Bohacek. “In 2012, I began experimenting with integrating interactive video into classroom practice. It led to the founding of Pivot Interactives, and I am excited about this next chapter and the opportunity to expand the impact of these resources.”
“The Pivot Interactives team shares Discovery Education’s mission to prepare every learner for future success, and as part of Discovery Education, we are better positioned to improve science education nationally and globally.” Bonk: “I am looking forward to joining Discovery Education in a way that resonates with Peter.”
For more information on Discovery Education’s award-winning digital resources and professional learning services, please visit www.discoveryeducation.com. twitter and LinkedIn.
About Discovery Education
Discovery Education is a global educational technology leader with cutting-edge digital platforms to support learning wherever it happens. Through award-winning multimedia content, educational support, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences, engage all students, and support higher academic achievement worldwide. We support. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and her 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories. Inspired by global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with school districts, states, and trusted organizations to provide teachers with cutting-edge her Edtech solutions that support the success of every learner. increase. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.
about clear lake
Clearlake Capital Group, LP is an investment firm founded in 2006 that operates integrated businesses across private equity, credit and other related strategies. With a sector-focused approach, the company seeks to partner with management by patiently providing long-term capital to companies that can benefit. clear lakes operational improvement approach, OPS® The company’s core target sectors are technology, industry and consumers. clear lake now finished $72 billion The number of assets under management, and its senior investment principals, have led or co-led over 400 investments.head office santa monica, california in affiliate Dallas, Texas, London, England When Dublin, IrelandFor more information, please visit www.clearlake.com and Twitter. @clear lake.
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