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Instructure Acquiring EesySoft
Instructure, the maker of Canvas LMS and other widely used learning
technologies, has entered an agreement to acquire one of its partners, EesySoft.
EesySoft’s technology provides guided user experiences for ed tech
tools, including contextual supports and dynamic tools for providing
insights into usage.
According to Instructure: “Insightful dashboards and dynamic
reporting provide a birdseye view of how well students and educators
are engaging with available tools. Customized in-app messaging
provides key insights about optimal platform use, while in-context
support helps educators and students in the moment of need,
empowering them to focus more on teaching and learning, and less on
traversing new technologies. Impact also helps instructional support
staff foster effective teaching with technology and provides in-depth
support within Canvas based on the context and role of students and
EesySoft will be rebranded as Impact by Instructure and will become
part of the Instructure Learning Platform.
"As we transition into a post-pandemic era, districts and
schools are under increased pressure to measure the ROI and positive
impact of their technology investments," said Steve Daly, CEO of
Instructure. “We believe hybrid learning is here to stay, and
whether it’s Instructure tools or other industry education
technologies, Impact by Instructure is designed to help all education
technology solutions demonstrate their usefulness in school
EesySoft was founded in 2010 and is based in Amsterdam. Terms of the
acquisition were not disclosed as of this writing.
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