Announces Partnership with Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron
According to a press release, Carnegie Learning, an artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment leader, announced that it has acquired the MUSE Virtual School curriculum. Carnegie Learning plans to integrate the curriculum into its current award-winning AI-powered software while also using it as a building block for future solutions in augmented reality and the metaverse.
MUSE Virtual is an innovative and environmentally focused, K-12 online learning platform founded by Suzy Amis Cameron and James Cameron. The platform offers a unique and engaging, passion-basedcurriculum infusing core academics with non-traditional learning. It delivers solutions across five core education pillars: Passion-Based Learning, Academics, Sustainability, Communication, and Self-Efficacy, incorporating a state-of-the-art, science-based, alternative learning approach that also nurtures environmental awareness.
According to Carnegie Learning CEO Barry Malkin, the acquisition of the MUSE Virtual curriculum is a critical step in delivering high-quality instructional materials in an increasingly virtual world. “In today’s global economy, it is more important than ever for students – regardless of their location – to have seamless access to the best educational products. The MUSE Virtual curriculum offers an innovative approach to learning and will strengthen our ability to continually push the boundaries of education. With expertise in math, literacy, and world languages, the MUSE curriculum brings an added depth to our portfolio, which is unlike any other company in our industry.”
Carnegie Learning has also appointed Suzy Amis Cameron to its Board of Directors. Ms. Amis Cameron, a noted environmental leader, author, business pioneer and mother of five, will bring her deep commitment to education and the environment to the Carnegie Board, helping the company to develop content and curriculum that connects more closely with students’ passions and interests.
“Carnegie Learning shares my sense of urgency and responsibility to improve the world for our children. The company’s programs, practices and principles guide learning in ways that address the whole child. Carnegie Learning is also committed to educating children to solve our planet’s most pressing challenges. Together, I’m confident we can transform K-12 education.” said Ms. Amis Cameron.
World-renowned filmmaker, explorer and technology innovator James Cameron will also partner with Carnegie Learning on the development of NextGen educational products and services that leverage his understanding of the power of story-driven, tech-enabled experiential learning to connect with students in new ways.
“Technology isn’t just about augmenting education,” Mr. Cameron says. “It’s about reinventing it, creating new opportunities for real-time assessment and intervention, hyper-personalizedcourseware, creative collaboration and much else. I’m anxious to support Carnegie Learning in harnessing the power of technology to create unique, fun, and immersive experiences that engage kids and accelerate learning.”