Educational technology

Flexsteel Industries, Inc. to Present at Sidoti Virtual Investor Conference

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:10pm

The presentation will be webcast live and available for viewing 90 days following the event.

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  • The presentation will be webcast live and available for viewing 90 days following the event.
  • Registration and viewing are available at: https://sidoti.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Zy4N7u47Szy5jmEPKKYRnw .\nFlexsteel Industries, Inc. and Subsidiaries (the \xe2\x80\x9cCompany\xe2\x80\x9d) is one of the largest manufacturers, importers and online marketers of furniture products in the United States.
  • A featured component in most of the upholstered furniture is a unique steel drop-in seat spring from which the name \xe2\x80\x9cFlexsteel\xe2\x80\x9d is derived.
  • The Company distributes its products throughout the United States through its eCommerce channel and direct sales force.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005902/en/\n'

New Investigations Now Available for Middle School Science Teachers to Help Engage Students in Three-Dimensional Learning

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 5:29pm

b'BEAVERTON, Ore., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vernier Software & Technology is offering new, robust investigations to help middle school teachers engage students in science as they learn in the classroom or they continue to learn from home.

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  • b'BEAVERTON, Ore., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vernier Software & Technology is offering new, robust investigations to help middle school teachers engage students in science as they learn in the classroom or they continue to learn from home.
  • Each of the seven units includes more than a dozen ready-to-go investigations that support the three-dimensional learning approach, and the Vernier supplements help teachers incorporate data-collection technology.
  • "Teachers now have a variety of engaging, NGSS-aligned investigations that will help their students gain rich data-collection experience no matter where they are learning.
  • "\nFor teachers who do not use three-dimensional learning in science, Vernier offers a number of lab books appropriate for middle school that span a variety of science disciplines including physical science, life science, Earth science, and renewable energy.

VHS Learning Opens Fall 2021 Registration

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'BOSTON, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Educators across the nation are deciding on the appropriate instructional approach to adopt for the fall 2021 semester.

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  • b'BOSTON, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Educators across the nation are deciding on the appropriate instructional approach to adopt for the fall 2021 semester.
  • Those that opt for online or blended instruction, whether full-time or supplemental, can make use of VHS Learning semester and full-year courses.
  • Courses are designed from the start to use effective online tools and techniques, using our 25 years of experience in online learning," said Carol DeFuria, President & CEO of VHS Learning.
  • VHS Learning stands ready to help educators use online learning to its full advantage as they navigate their educational options this fall.

Lesson Learned: 70% of Parents Want Post-Pandemic Online School Option

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

Despite the best efforts of school districts nationwide, results from the national survey show that parents felt let down by brick and mortar schools.

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  • Despite the best efforts of school districts nationwide, results from the national survey show that parents felt let down by brick and mortar schools.
  • This year, only 13% of K-12 parents used an online school option outside of their public school\xe2\x80\x99s shift to virtual learning, but almost two-thirds of parents would consider full-time online public school as an alternative in the future; 45% would consider online private school, and more than 70% would consider a hybrid model that blends online and in-person learning.\nWhen it comes to those online learning options, data shows that parents want to go with an expert.
  • More than two-thirds of parents indicated they would consider a more established online option for their child over their public school\xe2\x80\x99s solution.
  • Respondents were surveyed using an online research panel method across a combination of computer, mobile, and tablet devices.

The Online Learning Consortium and Panopto Announce Strategic Partnership to Expand Video-Based Learning

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Millions of faculty and students are using these new video tools to evolve and grow their pedagogies.

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  • Millions of faculty and students are using these new video tools to evolve and grow their pedagogies.
  • "OLC is a widely respected and essential contributor to the advancement of higher education which makes Panopto an ideal fit for OLC\'s professional development experiences.
  • "\nThe Online Learning Consortium (OLC) is a collaborative community of education leaders and innovators, dedicated to advancing quality digital teaching and learning experiences designed to reach and engage the modern learner anyone, anywhere, anytime.
  • Today, Panopto\'s video management system is the largest repository of expert learning videos in the world.

PeakMetrics Wins Two Air Force Contracts to Develop Technology to Combat Disinformation

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:12am

It does this by aggregating all types of social and traditional media and then uses machine learning to predict how messages will develop and spread online.

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  • It does this by aggregating all types of social and traditional media and then uses machine learning to predict how messages will develop and spread online.
  • PeakMetrics has been battle-tested on some of today's most complex media issues - from responding to crisis management situations to combating state-sponsored disinformation.
  • The company is a Techstars backed company.
  • www.peakmetrics.com\n"

STEMscopes Math Receives Top Marks from Learning List for Alignment to Common Core State Standards for Grades 3-5

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:00am

b'STEMscopes Math from Accelerate Learning has received the highest rating for alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) from Learning List .

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  • b'STEMscopes Math from Accelerate Learning has received the highest rating for alignment to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) from Learning List .
  • Learning List\xe2\x80\x99s independent review of STEMscopes Math includes a standard-by-standard review of the alignment of material for grades 3-5, a review of the product\xe2\x80\x99s instructional quality, and a review of its technology compatibility.\nSTEMscopes Math is a core mathematics program for grades K-5.
  • It combines digital and print components to provide teachers with everything they need to create meaningful math learning experiences for students.
  • The curriculum is available in English and Spanish, and it can be used in the classroom, distance learning, and hybrid learning settings.\n\xe2\x80\x9cLearning List has found the STEMscopes Math material to be highly aligned to both the content standards and mathematical practices of the CCSS,\xe2\x80\x9d said Jackie Lain, president of Learning List.

$ 425.53 Million growth expected in Adaptive Learning Software Market | 10.80% YOY growth in 2021 amid COVID-19 Spread | North America to Notice Maximum Growth | Technavio

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 2:30am

The global adaptive learning software market is expected to grow by USD 425.53 million, at a CAGR of about 11% during 2021-2025.\nThe rapid spread of the pandemic disrupted the growth of the market in 2020.

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  • The global adaptive learning software market is expected to grow by USD 425.53 million, at a CAGR of about 11% during 2021-2025.\nThe rapid spread of the pandemic disrupted the growth of the market in 2020.
  • However, in 2021, the market is picking up pace as many academic institutes have started their operations now, with distance learning and online course modules.
  • The segment is driven by the lower initial setup and implementation costs associated with cloud-based adaptive learning software.
  • These courses enable students can learn the courses at their own pace.\nThe company offers the product Next-Generation Learning Engagement Platform.

mPhase Engages MZ Group to Lead Strategic Investor Relations and Shareholder Communication Program

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 9:01pm

The campaign will highlight how mPhase, an AI-focused technology company, is building a fabric of uncorrelated revenue streams based on synergistic technology platforms.

Key Points: 
  • The campaign will highlight how mPhase, an AI-focused technology company, is building a fabric of uncorrelated revenue streams based on synergistic technology platforms.
  • Prenoveau commented on the opportunity, saying, \xe2\x80\x9cIn 2019 new management for mPhase began building a team of global experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics and seeking strategic acquisitions.
  • mPhase partnered with the fastest company in online training, iLearningEngines and acquired Learning Track, an India-based provider of real-time online training.
  • MZ North America was founded in 1996 and provides full scale Investor Relations to both private and public companies across all industries.

MCH Strategic Data Works with the CDC Foundation and Esri to Relaunch Its Nationwide School District Status and Policies Data Resource

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 5:39pm

b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MCH Strategic Data is working with the CDC Foundation and Esri to relaunch its COVID-19 map while highlighting several significant enhancements.

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  • b'KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MCH Strategic Data is working with the CDC Foundation and Esri to relaunch its COVID-19 map while highlighting several significant enhancements.
  • New data points such as staff and student screening, the percentage of students in remote learning, and increased data compilation capabilities will result in faster data updates and timely insight.
  • MCH will continue to update information at the school district level on current teaching methods, sports participation, mask policies, parental choice for remote learning, and district policies regarding the handling of positive COVID-19 cases.
  • The CDC Foundation managed hundreds of programs in the United States and in more than 140 countries last year.