Globe and Mail article examines an initiative in Brampton that dismantles the traditional classroom, inspired by Calm, Alert and Learning. 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.
The program represents Pearson’s professional and personal technology publishing brands including Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, IBM Press, Pearson IT Certification, Prentice Hall Professional, Microsoft Press, Que Publishing, Sams Publishing, and VMware Press.
When conglomerates went out of fashion, Pearson concentrated on media and publishing, focusing on what was then a steady, high-cash-flow business. With a focus on Math, Science, Social Sciences & Humanities, Pearson Arts and Sciences provides a host of solutions for today’s classroom.
Here in the US, Pearson pursues its privatization agenda …