Dictionary.com Acquires Skillo, Expanding Educational Capabilities with Leading Learning Management System
The acquisition is the company’s latest initiative to provide customers with comprehensive and distinctive offerings in the education and corporate learning sector.
Posted: October 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. CDT|Update: 9 minutes ago
CITY OF OAKLAND, October 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Dictionary.com, the leading online and mobile educational resource in English, today announced the acquisition of the Skillo Learning Management System, an online platform that provides training tools and modern and intuitive coaching to clients.
With more than 70 million monthly users and 5.5 billion word searches per year, Dictionary.com is the leading online platform for dictionaries, thesauri and educational technology. The company’s suite of educational products promotes learning for English students, educators and word lovers around the world, providing access to millions of definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, sample sentences and origins of words as well as grammar coaching, virtual tutoring, writing activities, quizzes and learning games.
Recently ranked as one of SoftwareWorld’s Best Learning Management Systems, Skillo creates dynamic online training courses and delivers insights with in-depth reporting tools, enabling clients to educate their audiences seamlessly and effectively. By integrating Skillo with Dictionary.com, educators will be able to use, create, and share educational materials such as interactive lesson plans, activities, templates, and more. for distance and in-person learning.
“I can’t wait to see what Skillo can do with it Dictionary.com behind us “, said AndrÃ© Colchagoff, Founder and CTO, Skillo. âDictionary.com’s vision for superior learning experiences is perfectly aligned with Skillo’s mission to provide the most intuitive platform to facilitate this learning. We look forward to strengthening our core capabilities as we enter this new phase. “
The acquisition marks the next chapter for Dictionary.com as the company expands its offerings for current users and expands its suite of tools for business education and learning. Recent additions to Dictionary.com’s services include its Academy Dictionary and Grammar trainerâ¢ in addition to its wealth of educational content throughout the site.
Jennifer Stevees-Kiss, CEO of Dictionary.com, said, âLanguage and education are constantly evolving, and Dictionary.com is proud to lead the charge in creating the ultimate online learning experience. By leveraging Dictionary.com’s breadth of resources with the modern capabilities provided by platforms like Skillo, we will continue to create fun and engaging educational resources that grow with our customers. “
For media inquiries regarding Dictionary.com, please contact Jacquelyn Grant at Groupe TASC at [email protected]
About Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com
Dictionary.com is the world’s leading online source for definitions, word origin, and more. With virtual tutoring, educational wordlists and flashcards, and engaging word games led by Dictionary Academyâ¢, Dictionary.com opens the door to learning for millions of people.
Thesaurus.com provides millions of writers with the world’s largest and most trusted lists of synonyms and antonyms, as well as expert grammar advice, every day. Whether they’re looking for the perfect word or using Grammar Coachâ¢ for help writing that essay, email, or academic paper, writers trust Thesaurus.com to help them communicate.
Contact: Jacquelyn Grant
The TASC Group
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