When you teach what you love and share what you know, you open eyes, minds, hearts, and souls to unexplored worlds. The state of Virginia recertified Pearson as an approved school turnaround” consultant in 2013 even though the company had, at best, mixed results with that line of work: Just one of the five Virginia schools that Pearson cited as references improved both its math and reading proficiency rates against the state averages.
From what I can make out from its website, the three key players at Pearson and Pearson Education are Glen Moreno, chairman of the Pearson Board of Directors , Dame Marjorie Morris Scardino, overall chief executive for Pearson, and William Ethridge, chief executive for North American Education.
Eric Mazur is the creator of Peer Instruction, speaker on physics education and interactive teaching, founder of SiOnyx , and a professor of physics and area dean at Harvard. In November, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) released the executive summary of a study they had worked on for the past eighteen months.
With input from more than 11 million student users annually, Pearson MyLab creates online learning experiences that are truly personalized and continuously adaptive. He has what Pearson considers educational experience because he previously worked for Prentice Hall and Addison Wesley.
Pearson is part of Pearson PLC , which formerly owned the Financial Times It was created in July 1998 when Pearson PLC purchased the education division of Simon & Schuster from Viacom and merged it with its own education division, Addison-Wesley Longman , to form Pearson Education.