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Buncee Acquired by Capstone
Ed tech company Capstone
has acquired the educational tool Buncee.
Capstone is a digital and print book publisher for elementary
learners and is also the maker of Capstone Connect, a tool for
accessing standards-aligned content, and Pebble Go, a content hub for
K–3. Buncee is a tool designed to allow students to create and
share classroom content. It integrates with Google Classroom and
Microsoft Office 365. (Buncee is both a Google and Microsoft
partner.) Buncee is web-based and also comes in the form of an app
for iOS and Windows.
According to Capstone, Buncee users will not see changes to the
product, but plans are underway to integrate the software with
Capstone's tools. The company said a combined offering is planned for
“With about 40% of U.S. elementary schools using PebbleGo at the
K-2 level and growing adoption of PebbleGo Next for grades 3-5,
adding Buncee to our portfolio reinforces Capstone’s unwavering
commitment to meeting the needs of educators and young learners,”
said Capstone President Scott Sustacek, in a prepared statement. “At
Capstone, we think about this acquisition in terms of the ability to
read and create. Educators and students can mine the depth and
breadth of Capstone’s engaging content and take it one step further
by creating something that enhances and demonstrates their
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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