Educational software

II-VI Incorporated to Present at 2020 Raymond James Technology Investors Conference

Friday, December 4, 2020 - 9:15pm

A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investors section of the II-VI website at https://www.ii-vi.com/investors-events/ .

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  • A real-time audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investors section of the II-VI website at https://www.ii-vi.com/investors-events/ .
  • A replay of the webcast will be available on the Companys website following the conclusion of the event.
  • Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, the Company has research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide.
  • The Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms, including integrated with advanced software to support our customers.

Practice Labs achieves LTI Advantage Complete certification from IMS Global Learning Consortium

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 11:07pm

"LTI Advantage provides a foundation for an innovative, flexible, and secure digital ecosystem, which is critical as the COVID-19 pandemic transforms the teaching and learning landscape,"said Mark Leuba, vice president of product management, IMS Global Learning Consortium.

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  • "LTI Advantage provides a foundation for an innovative, flexible, and secure digital ecosystem, which is critical as the COVID-19 pandemic transforms the teaching and learning landscape,"said Mark Leuba, vice president of product management, IMS Global Learning Consortium.
  • To gain LTI Advantage Complete certification providers must satisfy five requirements:
    Security: Ensuring two-way connections between the provider and the customer are authorized and authenticated.
  • Follow this link to view the Practice Labs' LTI Advantage Complete certification on the IMS Global website.
  • Practice Labs is a digital competency hub supporting work readiness, digital skill development, career progression, digital literacy and IT certification.

D2L GARNERS NATIONAL RECOGNITION WITH PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 3:32pm

Mississauga-based Waterstone Human Capital has named D2L as one of Canadas Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2020, a national award program now in its 17th year.

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  • Mississauga-based Waterstone Human Capital has named D2L as one of Canadas Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2020, a national award program now in its 17th year.
  • In submitting for the award, D2L highlighted its success in creating a work environment that inspires employees to innovate, collaborate and excel.
  • The submission also highlighted D2Ls numerous employee reward and recognition programs as key drivers in building a thriving corporate culture.
  • "D2L is a company focused on helping people grow and succeed, says John Baker, President and CEO of D2L.

LMS Remains Central in Learntech Landscape According to New Executive Briefing from Leading Learning

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

CARRBORO, N.C., Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How can learning technology buyers cut through the confusion in the current market?

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  • CARRBORO, N.C., Nov. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- How can learning technology buyers cut through the confusion in the current market?
  • A new executive briefing from Leading Learning, a resource site for organizations in the business of adult lifelong learning, provides insights into the role of major learning platforms in the evolving learntech landscape and supports effective decision-making.
  • Titled Conquering the Confusion: The Role of the LMS in the Evolving Learntech Landscape, the briefing highlights key changes in the overall lifelong learning landscape including advances in neuroscience and the science of learning, shifts in human life and work, the rapid evolution of available learning technologies, and the massive surge in content production that technology has enabled.
  • It then focuses in on what the authors Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb describe as the "core four" learning platforms: the learning management system (LMS), the learning experience platform (LXP), the learning content management system (LRS), and the learning content management system (LCMS).

New Book Outlines an Improved Approach to Intervention for Elementary Educators

Friday, November 20, 2020 - 8:30pm

With the increase in virtual learning, never have high-functioning professional learning communities and well-planned, data-driven interventions been more critical, said Michelle North, principal of Bloomington Hills Elementary in St. George, Utah.

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  • With the increase in virtual learning, never have high-functioning professional learning communities and well-planned, data-driven interventions been more critical, said Michelle North, principal of Bloomington Hills Elementary in St. George, Utah.
  • Mike Mattos, an internationally recognized author, presenter and practitioner, specializes in uniting teachers, administrators and support staff to transform schools.
  • Since 1998, Solution Tree has worked to transform education worldwide by empowering educators to raise student achievement.
  • No other professional learning company provides Solution Trees unique blend of research-based, results-driven services that improve learning outcomes for students.

D2L NAMED ONE OF THE WORLD’S TOP EMPLOYERS BY RECRUITMENT EXPERTS

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 8:15pm

The Candidate Experience Award recognizes achievement in recruitment and delivering an exceptional experience for employment candidates.

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  • The Candidate Experience Award recognizes achievement in recruitment and delivering an exceptional experience for employment candidates.
  • This is the second year in a row that D2L has been named a winner for its work in candidate recruitment.
  • "D2L is ecstatic to be the top-ranked Candidate Experience Award winner for companies under 2,500 employees for the second year in a row!
  • Across D2L, our goalis to ensure that candidate experience is a top priority because we know it's critical to our success.

Wiley Broadens Access to Knewton Alta in Mathematics

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 1:11pm

(NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB) today announced it will broaden access to its Knewton Alta Foundations of Math course that covers the entire developmental math curriculum content that is critical for learners to advance in their future academic and professional achievements.

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  • (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB) today announced it will broaden access to its Knewton Alta Foundations of Math course that covers the entire developmental math curriculum content that is critical for learners to advance in their future academic and professional achievements.
  • Beginning in May 2021, the Knewton Alta Foundations of Math course will be freely available to students whose higher ed institution has adopted Knewton Alta for a developmental and gateway math & statistics sequence.
  • At Wiley, our goal is to improve access to high quality education and empower learners to enter the fields that are driving our global economy forward, said Matt Leavy, Executive Vice President, Wiley in Education Publishing.
  • With the companys acquisition of Knewton Alta last year, Wiley continues to be a source of tech-enabled content, platforms and services that together help learners achieve their goals in new and powerful ways.

Volvo Cars "ultimate driving simulator" uses latest gaming technology to develop safer cars

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:57pm

Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.

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  • Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.
  • Volvo Cars engineers call it "the ultimate driving simulator", but it is not just an excuse for them to indulge their inner basement gamer.
  • Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.
  • Using cutting-edge technology fromtheleadingreal-time 3D development platformUnity and Finnishvirtual andmixed reality experts Varjo, the simulator involves driving a real car on real roads.

Volvo Cars "ultimate driving simulator" uses latest gaming technology to develop safer cars

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:49pm

Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.

Key Points: 
  • Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.
  • Volvo Cars engineers call it "the ultimate driving simulator", but it is not just an excuse for them to indulge their inner basement gamer.
  • Instead, the Swedish company's ground-breaking mixed-reality simulator is used to make new strides in safety and autonomous driving technology.
  • Using cutting-edge technology fromtheleadingreal-time 3D development platformUnity and Finnishvirtual andmixed reality experts Varjo, the simulator involves driving a real car on real roads.

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies Launch Virtual Learning Platform for Preschool Children

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 10:00pm

Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a leading, national childcare provider, recognized this need and developed an exclusive online learning platform for preschoolers.

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  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies, a leading, national childcare provider, recognized this need and developed an exclusive online learning platform for preschoolers.
  • Kids 'R' Kids Online Learning Academy ( https://www.krkonlineacademy.com ), developed in partnership with Kid Orange Tech, (the distributor for online learning tools such as ABCmouse and Techie Kids Club) provides preschool aged children with 1-2 live, interactive classes per day led by certified teachers.
  • The Kids 'R' Kids Online Learning Academy platform allows children to log on to attend classes, and also provides at-home activities, games, parent assessments, tracking tools, and more.
  • Headquartered in theNorth Atlantasuburb ofDuluth, Georgia, Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academies focus on providing secure, nurturing, and educational environments for children 6 weeks - 12 years.