Learning

Inkling Honors Best-In-Class Applications of Modern Learning Solutions with 2020 Illuminate Awards

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inkling , a global leader in digital learning solutions, today announced their 2020 Illuminate Award winners.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Inkling , a global leader in digital learning solutions, today announced their 2020 Illuminate Award winners.
  • The annual awards recognize organizations for their innovation and commitment to modern learning and organizational agility.
  • Winners of this year's Inkling Illuminate awards are the best of the best, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to learning agility and innovation to quickly adapt in times of change."
  • With easy content authoring, simplified learning paths, a modern learning experience and meaningful insights, Inkling's modern operational learning platform delivers learning flawlessly and with simplicity.

SOC Welcomes Over 50 New Partner Campuses

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:48pm

"We are excited to welcome this diverse set of new partners to our growing community" said Chris Freire, CEO and founder of SOC.

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  • "We are excited to welcome this diverse set of new partners to our growing community" said Chris Freire, CEO and founder of SOC.
  • SOC's mission is to provide quality experiential learning to every student so they are ready for a great life and career in the 21st century.
  • SOC offers a suite of services and technologies to get every campus to 100% participation.
  • To learn more about SOC, please visit studentopportunitycenter.com/

Carnegie Learning: TEA Launches First Set of Innovative Learning Solutions for K-12 Math to Support Schools Across Texas

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:14pm

TEA has partnered with Carnegie Learning for 6-12 Math and Great Minds for K-5 Math to develop and deliver this first set of high-quality, TEKS-aligned unit and lesson plans.

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  • TEA has partnered with Carnegie Learning for 6-12 Math and Great Minds for K-5 Math to develop and deliver this first set of high-quality, TEKS-aligned unit and lesson plans.
  • We will continue to provide our schools with support in all realms so that the learning can continue uninterrupted.
  • The Carnegie Learning Texas Math Solution provides educators and students with free access to its highly rated middle school and high school content to support flexible learning in the 2020-21 school year and beyond.
  • The Texas Math Solution includes daily teacher lesson plans with accessible student materials, guidance for remote learning for teachers, and family guides to support learning regardless of setting.

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.

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  • 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.

Susan Winslow Promoted to President of Macmillan Learning

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:32pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Macmillan Learning, part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, today announced the promotion of Susan Winslow to President of Macmillan Learning, effective immediately.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Macmillan Learning, part of the family-owned Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, today announced the promotion of Susan Winslow to President of Macmillan Learning, effective immediately.
  • Winslow has been General Manager of Macmillan Learning and part of the company's senior leadership team for the past three years.
  • Under her leadership, Macmillan Learning gained market share for four consecutive years and developed, tested and launched its new digital learning platform Achieve.
  • I am so grateful to be able to lead Macmillan Learning right now," Winslow said.

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.

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  • 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."

Luxand Has Released a New Face Recognition SDK with a Thermal Face Detection Feature to Help Fight COVID-19

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:35pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Luxand has released a new FaceSDK 7.2 version with numerous improvements, including a major Thermal Face Detection feature, that helps small-, medium- and enterprise-level companies fight the spread of COVID-19.

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  • ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Luxand has released a new FaceSDK 7.2 version with numerous improvements, including a major Thermal Face Detection feature, that helps small-, medium- and enterprise-level companies fight the spread of COVID-19.
  • Thermal face detection is a major feature that makes it possible to detect faces on streams and images from thermal cameras for anti-spoofing or fever-screening needs.
  • Combined with a thermal camera, this new feature detects high temperatures in humans, meaning potential coronavirus cases.
  • As a developer and vendor of face recognition products and services, Luxand has its own research and development lab.

TigerGraph Unveils Complete Agenda for Graph + AI World 2020, First Open Conference on Accelerating AI with Graph

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Graph algorithms are the driving force behind the next generation of AI and machine learning that will power multiple industries and use cases.

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  • Graph algorithms are the driving force behind the next generation of AI and machine learning that will power multiple industries and use cases.
  • TigerGraph has organized Graph + AI World to democratize the use of graph with AI and machine learning.
  • The session will cover the business drivers for using graph analytics and lessons learned from deploying graph.
  • Graph Algorithms, Analytics, AI and Machine Learning training and certification workshops on Sept. 28 (pre-conference training and certification day):
    To register for Graph + AI World 2020: https://www.tigergraph.com/graphaiworld/

How KnowledgeHut's immersive learning solution is paving the way for the future of learning

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

The report also notes that new technologies like automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics (49%) will play a role in job changes.

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  • The report also notes that new technologies like automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics (49%) will play a role in job changes.
  • To meet this contemporary learning trend, Bengaluru-based KnowledgeHut has conceptualised a solution, which is a blend of theory and a hands-on learning experience.
  • Subramanyam Reddy, co-founder and managing director of KnowledgeHut, says, "KnowledgeHut's immersive learning solution follows a simple approach: learners get to learn, practice, assess themselves, get in-depth insights on their learning, and personalize their learning journey to achieve their skill goals.
  • KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech company founded in 2011, helping organizations and professionals unlock productive excellence through immersive learning methods.

Cylient Launches Global and Collaborative Digital Learning Version of Coaching in the Moment® Training

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 6:51pm

SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylient today announced the global launch of Coaching in the Moment digital learning where people learn how to recognize and untie knots in everyday conversations.

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  • SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cylient today announced the global launch of Coaching in the Moment digital learning where people learn how to recognize and untie knots in everyday conversations.
  • Coaching in the Moment teaches people how toquickly identify what is stuck and use "in the moment" coaching approaches to amicably resolve issues, foster learning from everyday challenges, strengthen relationships and much more.
  • With social learning, discussions, video scenarios, and real-life application of coaching approaches, the learning comes alive.
  • Cylient offers virtual and digital training that teaches people to untie "knots" in everyday conversations.