Codon Learning

About Codon

Bringing evidence to education technology.

Codon Learning is a college STEM courseware developer that supports the practice of evidence-based teaching. Our student-centered approach applies active engagement, assessment, inclusivity, and analytics to improve learning outcomes. The company is advised by discipline-based education research professors, National Academy scientists, college presidents, and provosts.

Codon Learning has received funding from a group of biotechnology entrepreneurs, including Leroy Hood at the Institute for Systems Biology and Irving Weissman at Stanford University. The company was formed by Ben Roberts, former VP of STEM at Macmillan Learning, Vance Allen, former CTO at McGraw-Hill, and Jennifer Knight, associate professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder.