Educational technology

Solution Mode to Survival Mode

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:03pm

The discussion was a true glimpse into the process of transitioning a practice and how it can be a great solution to the issues facing private practices.

Key Points: 
  • The discussion was a true glimpse into the process of transitioning a practice and how it can be a great solution to the issues facing private practices.
  • Many are struggling, MGMA reports that 97% of private practices have been affected financially by the pandemic.
  • Other physicians are contemplating early retirement leaving their patients to scramble and find another physician amidst a pandemic.
  • To watch the full webinar and learn more:
    View original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/solution-mode-to-survival-mode-3...
    SOURCE Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC

Curriki® Delivers Game-Changing Functionality and Access to its Free Interactive Authoring Tool, CurrikiStudio™, with Support from Linode

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

CurrikiStudio brings over 50 immersive learning activity types into the hands of content creators, ranging from interactive video, games, virtual tours, and simulations.

Key Points: 
  • CurrikiStudio brings over 50 immersive learning activity types into the hands of content creators, ranging from interactive video, games, virtual tours, and simulations.
  • "We are not only solving a problem for remote education but building a solution for the future of learning.
  • Support from Linode allows Curriki to enable individual content authors and small teams to leverage CurrikiStudio.
  • As an infrastructure partner for Curriki, Linode sees the tremendous value in open source EdTech, and the value CurrikiStudio brings to the learning ecosystem.

GoCoach and Bridge Announce Partnership to Provide Full-Service Learning Solution

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:43pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GoCoach and Bridge , the award-winning learning and performance management platform from Instructure,announce a partnership to provide a full-service learning solution to clients and prospects.

Key Points: 
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GoCoach and Bridge , the award-winning learning and performance management platform from Instructure,announce a partnership to provide a full-service learning solution to clients and prospects.
  • These offerings include learning content, skills assessments, engagement and performance management tools, training, and one on one coaching.
  • By centralizing GoCoach and Bridge's high-impact learning and development solutions in one place, this partnership will provide organizations with a seamless experience when purchasing and integrating L&D solutions.
  • Rather than shopping around for individual tools that may be timely and costly to integrate into existing systems, GoCoach and Bridge provide a holistic solution to make the process as easy and cost-effective as possible."

MatchMySound Launches Website Featuring Its Music EdTech Solutions and Remote Music Assessment and Feedback Technology

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:45pm

LAKESIDE, Conn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MatchMySound, Accelerando's core practice and feedback technology that powers leading music edtech platforms, today announced the launch of its redesigned website, http://www.matchmysound.com .

Key Points: 
  • LAKESIDE, Conn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --MatchMySound, Accelerando's core practice and feedback technology that powers leading music edtech platforms, today announced the launch of its redesigned website, http://www.matchmysound.com .
  • The new site aims to appeal to music instructors, students, and artists, while targeting music publishing companies and higher education institutions.
  • MatchMySound showcases its depth and breadth of product offerings on the new website, to include Achieve Music, My Choral Coach, Marching Band Pro, and the soon-to-be-released artist app, Songley.
  • A respected technology leader in music education, the company has license agreements with major publishers, including Hal Leonard, Alfred Music, Music Sales, and Piano Adventures.

Unicon Announces Expanded Focus to Support Higher Education Leadership Challenged to Plan and Execute Effective Learner Experiences in These Times of Uncertainty

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:10pm

Unicon evaluates, creates, implements, and supports learner-centric digital experiences that transform online teaching and learning.

Key Points: 
  • Unicon evaluates, creates, implements, and supports learner-centric digital experiences that transform online teaching and learning.
  • Unicon plays a trusted advisor role to senior leadership challenged with supporting an optimized infrastructure for teaching and learning.
  • Unicon is a leading technology consulting firm focused solely on the educational ecosystem in K-12, Higher Education, and Workforce.
  • Unicon is a Registered Trademark of Unicon, Inc. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

Limelight Enables Online Education With Multiple Customer Wins Across the World

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 5:20pm

In just a few months, remote learning has gone from a burgeoning business to a virtual lifeline for students and families everywhere.

Key Points: 
  • In just a few months, remote learning has gone from a burgeoning business to a virtual lifeline for students and families everywhere.
  • According to Limelights most recent global market research , 83 percent of those surveyed believe that video-based learning is here to stay.
  • Companies all over the world have chosen Limelight to deliver these vital services, two of which are featured below:
    Learning Ally , a leading nonprofit education organization, works with children who have reading challenges.
  • At Limelight, were passionate about delivering the highest quality online video and edge cloud services for customers across industries, said Dan Carney, SVP of Network Operations at Limelight.

The Ken Blanchard Companies Offers Collaborative Online Learning Experiences Powered by Intrepid by Vital Source

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:03pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Ken Blanchard Companies, a global leader in management training, consulting, and coaching, today announced the next step in its continuing partnership with Intrepid, the leading collaborative learning platform.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Ken Blanchard Companies, a global leader in management training, consulting, and coaching, today announced the next step in its continuing partnership with Intrepid, the leading collaborative learning platform.
  • Launching a Collaborative Online Series on Intrepid, a state-of-the-art platform, is an important milestone in this journey in order to scale and drive deep and impactful learning experiences" said Scott Blanchard, president of The Ken Blanchard Companies.
  • Intrepid's Vice President and General Manager, Sam Herring, adds: "I am thrilled by the launch of the Collaborative Online Series as the next step in our partnership with The Ken Blanchard Companies.
  • Their award-winning leadership content is an ideal fit for the Intrepid collaborative platform, and both companies are passionate about developing engaging learning experiences with collaboration as an essential component."

School Districts Across America Have New Options to Connect Their Students for Remote and Hybrid Learning

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

NCTA , USTelecom , NTCA and their member companies are committed to common principles to work with public school districts or states to identify and connect students.

Key Points: 
  • NCTA , USTelecom , NTCA and their member companies are committed to common principles to work with public school districts or states to identify and connect students.
  • While some schools are moving ahead with classroom learning this fall, many remain closed and rely on remote or hybrid learning as the sole model of instruction.
  • Since the pivot to remote learning began, many school districts have struggled to determine which families lack access at home.
  • In response to the coronavirus pandemic, ESH started the Digital Bridge K-12 (digitalbridgek12.org) program to help school districts and states identify and connect students who lack home digital access.

Udemy Appoints Education Innovator Heather Hiles to Board of Directors

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:02pm

Udemy , the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, today announced the appointment of Heather Hiles to its board of directors effective immediately.

Key Points: 
  • Udemy , the largest global marketplace for learning and teaching online, today announced the appointment of Heather Hiles to its board of directors effective immediately.
  • Hiles brings 30 years of experience as an education leader, innovator, and successful entrepreneur with a deep commitment to equity in education.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200917005261/en/
    We are proud to welcome Heather to the Udemy board of directors.
  • I am honored to join Udemys board at a moment in time where learning is more vital than ever, said Hiles.

Apex Learning Announces Collaboration with PowerSchool to Streamline Digital Curriculum Integrations for Students and Educators

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

The collaboration will strengthen the company's commitment to streamlined teaching and learning, enabling educators to seamlessly integrate Apex Learning digital curriculum with Schoology Learning, PowerSchool's learning management system.

Key Points: 
  • The collaboration will strengthen the company's commitment to streamlined teaching and learning, enabling educators to seamlessly integrate Apex Learning digital curriculum with Schoology Learning, PowerSchool's learning management system.
  • Students, teachers, parents and administrators will be able to engage with one platform for communication, collaboration and to provide access to digital curriculum.
  • From struggling to accelerated, Apex Learning creates opportunities for students to succeed through virtual, hybrid and in-classroom learning options.
  • "We recognized that a collaboration with Apex Learning will provide more districts with seamless access to digital curriculum, advancing what's possible in education."