Cambium Learning's ExploreLearning acquires content developer IS3D
Cambium Learning business unit ExploreLearning has acquired Athens, Georgia-based startup, IS3D, LLC, developers of Cogent Education Interactive Cases - online experiences that put students in the role of a STEM professional tasked with solving a real-world problem. Cogent's Interactive Cases provide contexts for learning difficult scientific concepts through authentic inquiry and problem solving. With initial availability by 2019, ExploreLearning plans to integrate Cogent Education resources into Gizmos, an online simulation library for grades 3-12 math and science. ExploreLearning also expects to retain the full Cogent development team, including the company's co-founder and CEO, Tom Robertson.