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TenMarks Education, Inc.
TypePrivate Company
IndustryEducational software
Founded2009
FounderAndrew Joseph
Rohit Agarwal
DefunctJune 30, 2019
Headquarters
Foster City, California
ParentAmazon
Websitehttp://www.tenmarks.com

TenMarks Education, Inc. was an American company that provided personalized online math practice and enrichment programs for K-Algebra/Geometry using a structured approach of practice, on-demand hints, video lessons and real-time results.

Founded in 2009, TenMarks Education had offices in San Francisco, CA and Boston, MA (formerly Newton, MA)[1]

Amazon acquired TenMarks in 2013 and discontinued TenMarks apps in 2019.[2]

Milestones

• June 2009: Launched Beta Program for Middle School Math (6th, 7th and 8th Grade), pilot at a Middle School in Boston
• July 2009: Launched the "Step Up" Math Summer Program for Middle Schoolers
• September 2009: Raised First Round of Angel Investment
• October 2009: TenMarks goes Live with Middle School Curriculum in Math
• December 2009: TenMarks Live for Elementary School - Math for Grades 3,4,5 added
• January 2010: TenMarks Rolled Out at two Schools to Measure Efficacy
• February 2010: TenMarks for High School Math Launched
• March 2010: TenMarks Placement Assessment Released to Help Automate Personalization of TenMarks Curriculum
• April 2010: TenMarks launches TeacherZone - A free library of math videos for teachers[3]
• May 2010: TenMarks launches Summer Programs – Offering 19 different, customized step up and foundation programs for students to combat Summer Learning Loss
• May 2010: TenMarks wins Dr. Toy The Best Vacation Product Award[4]
• October 2013: Amazon acquires TenMarks to assist in pushing education through the kindle market.

• April 2018 - Amazon announced plans to stop offering TenMarks’ learning apps after June 30, 2019.[5]

References

  1. ^ "$10-a-month math help, from Newton-based TenMarks". Boston.com.
  2. ^ "Analysis: After Amazon's TenMarks shuts down, what then for K-12 schools and Amazon?". GeekWire. April 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "TenMarks Releases a Free Math Video Lesson Library for Grades 3-10". PRWeb.
  4. ^ "Dr.Toy The Best Advice on Childrens Products". www.drtoy.com.
  5. ^ "Analysis: After Amazon's TenMarks shuts down, what then for K-12 schools and Amazon?". GeekWire. April 2, 2018.