Educational technology

Senior Living Finds a Solution with Virtual Site Visit Technology: TrueTour™ by Visiting Media

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 12:11am

Even though widespread shelter-in-place restrictions have been implemented across the country to keep the public safe, the need for assisted living and senior care hasn't diminished.

Key Points: 
  • Even though widespread shelter-in-place restrictions have been implemented across the country to keep the public safe, the need for assisted living and senior care hasn't diminished.
  • Assisted living communities are put in a bind when multiple decision-makers are required to weigh in and provide support with this important decision.
  • TrueTour by Visiting Media is an affordable option for communities which have never before seen a demand for virtual experiences like it sees today.
  • Visiting Media 's TrueTour sales tool, the leading virtual marketing platform, empowers properties with 360, 3D and virtual reality presentation, delivery, tracking and integration capabilities.

Active International donates skills-based learning to universities nationwide

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 6:50pm

ALEx is the first and only subscription-based learning community for current and future advertising & media professionals.

Key Points: 
  • ALEx is the first and only subscription-based learning community for current and future advertising & media professionals.
  • ALEx instructional designers ensure each course has defined, measurable learning objectives aimed at helping students learn specific skill sets relevant to future job responsibilities in the advertising & media industry.
  • "We are excited to provide this donation of invaluable industry knowledge to participating universities and students," says Alan Elkin, CEO and co-founder of Active International.
  • The Ad Learning Exchange (ALEx) is an online learning community for professional growth, providing career-relevant curricula led by industry experts.

Istation launches Red Cape Classroom series during school closures

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 4:17pm

DALLAS, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In response to school closures caused by COVID-19, Istation , a leading educational technology company, has launched a new video series, "Red Cape Classroom," on the Istation Facebook page.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In response to school closures caused by COVID-19, Istation , a leading educational technology company, has launched a new video series, "Red Cape Classroom," on the Istation Facebook page.
  • The series, which airs weekdays at 10 a.m. CST, offers brief, insightful and actionable tips for at-home instruction during the transition to remote learning.
  • "We hope we can bring some levity and helpful tips to families everywhere navigating the learning process at home."
  • The two- to five-minute segments are led by Istation professional development experts who are former educators and parents themselves.

DMAI Launches Animal Island Learning Adventure (AILA) Sit & Play™

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 3:00pm

AILA Sit & Play is a hands-free and worry-free device preloaded with an exclusive early preschool curriculum and unique AI software that customizes the learning experience for each child to meet important milestones.

Key Points: 
  • AILA Sit & Play is a hands-free and worry-free device preloaded with an exclusive early preschool curriculum and unique AI software that customizes the learning experience for each child to meet important milestones.
  • DMAI applied its extensive research into AI to develop AILA Sit & Play to help parents nurture and track growth of toddlers ages 12-36 months.
  • "From the moment a child can sit up, the learning accelerates as they have all senses exploring the world around them.
  • Families' introduction to AILA Sit & Play comes at a particularly trying time when parents and caregivers of small children are supporting their little ones' learning at home.

Boston Private Announces 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders Will Be Held Solely Through Remote Audio Access

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 9:15pm

Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPFH) (the Company or Boston Private) announced today that, in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) will be held solely through remote audio access via a webcast.

Key Points: 
  • Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPFH) (the Company or Boston Private) announced today that, in accordance with orders issued by the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Companys 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the Annual Meeting) will be held solely through remote audio access via a webcast.
  • The previously announced date and time of the Annual Meeting (April 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., Eastern Time) have not changed.
  • Shareholders who wish to attend the Annual Meeting must register at http://www.viewproxy.com/bostonprivate/2020/ (click on Virtual Meeting Registration) by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on April 20, 2020.
  • Please refer to the 2020 Annual Meeting FAQs included in the Virtual Meeting Registration tab for further registration instructions and technical support.

MassMEDIC Hosts Virtual Town Hall to Discuss COVID 19 and MedTech

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:15pm

BOSTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council ( MassMEDIC ) will host its next Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 2 at noon ET via Zoom.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council ( MassMEDIC ) will host its next Virtual Town Hall on Thursday, April 2 at noon ET via Zoom.
  • This weekly video conference is open to all members of the MedTech community and will feature expert presentations, followed by Q & A and networking.
  • About the MassMEDIC Virtual Town Hall:
    MassMEDIC is launching the "MedTech Virtual Town Hall" in part as an alternative to in-person events.
  • An audio recording of some Town Hall calls will be made available to all MassMEDIC members.

American School of Bombay, India, Opens up its Virtual Learning Resources to Schools During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:05pm

ASB partnered with Times of India, the world's largest English newspaper, to get the word out that ASB wishes to share its virtual school resources with all schools across India.

Key Points: 
  • ASB partnered with Times of India, the world's largest English newspaper, to get the word out that ASB wishes to share its virtual school resources with all schools across India.
  • The first among them, the Central Board of Secondary Education in India (CBSE), reached out for accessing ASB's virtual content for its about 20,000 schools.
  • We needed kids to want to attend virtual school, just as much as they did school on the campuses.
  • We committed ourselves to make the virtual school super-engaging and fun and invested a lot in developing outstanding content.

American School of Bombay, India, Opens up its Virtual Learning Resources to Schools During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 5:03pm

ASB partnered with Times of India, the world's largest English newspaper, to get the word out that ASB wishes to share its virtual school resources with all schools across India.

Key Points: 
  • ASB partnered with Times of India, the world's largest English newspaper, to get the word out that ASB wishes to share its virtual school resources with all schools across India.
  • The first among them, the Central Board of Secondary Education in India (CBSE), reached out for accessing ASB's virtual content for its about 20,000 schools.
  • We needed kids to want to attend virtual school, just as much as they did school on the campuses.
  • We committed ourselves to make the virtual school super-engaging and fun and invested a lot in developing outstanding content.

ClassWallet Provides Free Access to its Platform for School Districts Nationwide to Help Teachers Get Needed Supplies and Materials While Working Remotely from Home

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 4:43pm

There's no cash or credit card outlay required by teachers, and bookkeeping and reporting is handled automatically by the platform for oversight by the districts.

Key Points: 
  • There's no cash or credit card outlay required by teachers, and bookkeeping and reporting is handled automatically by the platform for oversight by the districts.
  • ClassWallet also offers an automated reimbursement tool that enables teachers to purchase from off platform vendors and submit receipts for review.
  • When approved, ClassWallet automates an ACH direct deposit and getting teachers the reimbursed funds in days rather than weeks.
  • The company's two products for teachers and parents focus on ease and flexibility for the end-user, and unparalleled control and fraud mitigation for administrators.

Training the Virtual Workforce

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 3:10pm

Lumious became a leader in eLearning development by leveraging 25+ years ofcurating andteaching Cisco technology courses to engineers and students around the world.As the training industry experienced a shift in teaching modalities from classroom to virtual, Lumious remained on the forefront by converting traditional classroom instruction to virtual deliveries that emulate the classroom experience.

Key Points: 
  • Lumious became a leader in eLearning development by leveraging 25+ years ofcurating andteaching Cisco technology courses to engineers and students around the world.As the training industry experienced a shift in teaching modalities from classroom to virtual, Lumious remained on the forefront by converting traditional classroom instruction to virtual deliveries that emulate the classroom experience.
  • "Now more than ever, organizations need to figure out their work from home strategies, which includes training and motivating their distributed workforces.
  • Lumious provides these services across departmental functions to educate the current and future needs of a remote workforce.
  • Examples include:
    "With their new distributed workforce, our customers are seeing even more of a direct ROI on their digital products and virtual trainings.The digital space has so many options of tools and processes.