2022 BoomWriter and Walch Education joins forces to provide world-class EdTech solutions

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Milton-based EdTech developer and writer,  BoomWriter Media Inc., (BoomWriter) has merged with schooling powerhouse  Walch Training. This places the mixed firm on the map because the main supplier of purposes supporting the core fundamentals of schooling. 

BW Walch, because the umbrella firm shall be recognized, brings a partnership that provides full options for faculties and academics to create participating in-class experiences and to offer higher studying outcomes for college students throughout all age teams. 

“This can be a good merger of capabilities,” says Al Noyes, CEO of Walch, “Walch brings a platform that has been used for over 50 years and now we’re including the engagement purposes for studying and writing within the classroom.” 

“With so many start-ups within the EdTech business there shall be inevitable consolidation and plenty of elimination of fledgling firms,” provides Chris Twyman, founding father of BoomWriter. “Bringing Walch and BoomWriter collectively will get us forward of the curve and collectively we offer a larger portfolio of participating academic options.” 

BW Walch has over 1m registered customers of its expertise options mixed. In March 2022 alone it noticed over 6m studying logs and greater than 72,000 books written, utilizing its distinctive collaborative writing instruments. In 2020/2021 the 2 firms launched two main expertise options: GoRead and the Curriculum Engine. GoRead gained the highest prize on the BETT Awards and the mathematics flagship, Curriculum Engine, gained a Tech Edvocate award. The Curriculum Engine and BW Walch’s math content material is being utilized in a whole bunch of lecture rooms with tens of 1000’s of scholars attaining excellent outcomes.

Previous to the merger, BoomWriter acquired UK-based companies  Squirrel Learning (Squirrel) and  Axe Edge to assist develop operations and repair options that empower academics to carry classroom studying into the twenty first century. The connection between BoomWriter and Squirrel has been lengthy established, with BoomWriter beforehand investing within the firm’s platform. 

These acquisitions had been made attainable by way of each natural income development in addition to a big funding from Alexander Elorriaga, a enterprise accomplice at  Scale Capital and chairman of SimpleTV. Mr Elorriaga additionally joins BoomWriter as a strategic advisor. Along with his in depth expertise within the TV business mixed with a confirmed monitor file of main large-scales operations Mr. Elorriaga provides edutainment experience to the BoomWriter crew. 

“BoomWriter is producing magic within the classroom”, mentioned Mr. Elorriaga. “The blurring of the leisure and schooling world is the holy grail for rising engagement within the classroom. BoomWriter does this with out sacrificing the supply of a rounded academic expertise.”

ABOUT BOOMWRITER MEDIA, INC.:
BoomWriter Media, inc., (BoomWriter) is a digital schooling firm headquartered in each Wolverhampton, UK, and Milton, US, which engages kids and educators by way of collaborative content material creation and storytelling. 

Based in 2012 by Chris Twyman and Ian Garland, the progressive, web-based publishing platform brings collectively passionate educators, expertise specialists, company sponsors, enthusiastic dad and mom, and college students to advertise and develop creativity, writing, studying, vital considering, and different important twenty first century literacy expertise. 

Aimed toward college students in grades 2-8 to make them higher writers and learners. BoomWriter companions with authors and celebrities to offer the primary chapter that sparks youngsters’ imaginations and conjures up story collaboration with classmates. Lecturers and college students from greater than 37,000 elementary, center, and excessive faculties in additional than 105 international locations are already utilizing the platform.
BoomWriter brings collectively inventive writing and gamification to offer kids a novel method to writing tales in addition to getting printed. The corporate offers a aggressive writing platform that may be built-in into a wide range of curriculum.

ABOUT WALCH EDUCATION:
Walch Training is a number one developer and writer of on-line educating and studying options and tailor-made curricula. Tailored to suit the wants of every state and district accomplice, Walch’s confirmed options give academics what they should lengthen and improve scholar studying. The corporate’s Curriculum Engine leads the way in which in a brand new class of “Curriculum-as-a-Service” choices, serving to academics train extra successfully in order that college students can succeed. Curriculum Engine is a uniquely turnkey answer, enabling college districts to quickly tailor prime quality assets and answering the necessity for purpose-built accelerated studying help.

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