Learning

Understood Study Reveals Academic, Emotional And Financial Realities And Implications Of Remote Learning

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 7:49pm

"Our studyfindings validate that thosewith learning and thinking differences are especially vulnerable at this time and that our mission to help these kids thrive is more important than ever today and moving forward.

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  • "Our studyfindings validate that thosewith learning and thinking differences are especially vulnerable at this time and that our mission to help these kids thrive is more important than ever today and moving forward.
  • "\nThe study unveiled that in theremote learning environment, nearly three-quarters (72%)of parents have become aware or noticed their children have a learning and thinking difference.
  • Twenty-five percent of the parents identified as Hispanic/Latino.\nFull study results are available upon request.\n1 in 5 Americans have learning and thinking differences, such as ADHD and dyslexia.
  • For more information, or to become a partner, visit u.org/media and follow us on Twitter @ U nderstood Org\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/understood-study-reveals-academi...\n'

Tutored By Teachers launches national online tutoring platform in 5 states, addresses learning loss and SEL as schools reopen since COVID

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

"\nFor certified teachers seeking secondary employment, TbT builds capacity by offering $36 an hour in additional pay.

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  • "\nFor certified teachers seeking secondary employment, TbT builds capacity by offering $36 an hour in additional pay.
  • The platform offers a structured user experience with two hours of tutoring up to five days a week without disrupting the school day.
  • Students interact with highly qualified teachers where over three-fourths hold graduate degrees in education and 40% are certified in special education.
  • In the process, TbT empowers our nation\'s teachers to express their full potential by tutoring students and supporting their peers in the classroom.

GSX Techedu to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results on May 26, 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 12:30pm

b"GSX Techedu is a technology-driven education company and leading online K-12 large-class after-school tutoring service provider in China.

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  • b"GSX Techedu is a technology-driven education company and leading online K-12 large-class after-school tutoring service provider in China.
  • The Company offers K-12 courses covering all primary and secondary grades through the brand Gaotu K12 as well as foreign language, professional and interest courses through the brand Gaotu College.
  • The Company adopts an online live large-class format to deliver its courses, which the Company believes is the most effective and scalable model to disseminate scarce high-quality teaching resources to aspiring students in China.
  • Big data analytics permeates each aspect of the Company's business and facilitates the application of the latest technology to improve teaching delivery, student learning experience, and operational efficiency.\n"

Is Your 4 or 5-Year Old Ready for School? Join our Kindergarten Roundup!

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 8:13pm

Trix Academy is a tuition-free school offering: free I-pads or Chromebooks to scholars, dedicated teachers and staff, in-school tutoring and enrichment, free after school tutoring and free summer enrichment.\nIn addition to kindergarten enrollment, Trix Academy is also enrolling grades K-8 for next school year.

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  • Trix Academy is a tuition-free school offering: free I-pads or Chromebooks to scholars, dedicated teachers and staff, in-school tutoring and enrichment, free after school tutoring and free summer enrichment.\nIn addition to kindergarten enrollment, Trix Academy is also enrolling grades K-8 for next school year.
  • Trix is also offering a free 8-week summer learning program for new and returning scholars in 2nd-6th grade.
  • Trix has partnered with Summer Advantage USA (SA) to provide a summer learning program to help students catch up and accelerate following learning losses due to the global pandemic.
  • #\nTrix Academy is a tuition-free charter school serving Detroit and surrounding areas.

Soniox Debuts Speech AI Recognition Platform

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 3:00pm

b"Soniox Inc launched the Soniox AI Speech Recognition Platform, the world\xe2\x80\x99s first self-learning artificial intelligence for automatic speech recognition.

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  • b"Soniox Inc launched the Soniox AI Speech Recognition Platform, the world\xe2\x80\x99s first self-learning artificial intelligence for automatic speech recognition.
  • As a result, Soniox Speech AI can accurately recognize speech in real-world environments on most topics of human knowledge with up to 24% improved word-error-rate than today\xe2\x80\x99s leading speech systems.
  • Available now at https://soniox.com and as an iOS app, Soniox offers speech recognition services and products for enterprises, developers and consumers.\nSoniox has invented a novel approach to training speech recognition models to overcome today\xe2\x80\x99s speech recognition limitations.
  • Soniox developed the world\xe2\x80\x99s first self-learning artificial intelligence for automatic speech recognition and is a leader in speech recognition technology.

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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

Made by Dyslexia and Microsoft Education launch free teacher training to identity and support students with dyslexia

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

"In this course, expert teachers take a deeper dive into teaching methods that support dyslexic children but actually help all children.

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  • "In this course, expert teachers take a deeper dive into teaching methods that support dyslexic children but actually help all children.
  • "\n"It\'s my hope that schools across the world will join in training all their teachers so that we can empower every child and show that, no matter who you are, or where you come from, you can use your dyslexic strengths to dream big, because when you do, anything is possible," said Keisha Lance Bottoms, mayor of Atlanta.\nMade By Dyslexia launched two free online courses, supported by Microsoft Education and created with the support of expert teachers.
  • Made By Dyslexia\'s Connect the Spots campaign is committed to the goal of training every teacher in the world in the next five years to identify and support students with dyslexia.
  • Schools, educators, and organizations can sign up to train with these free resources, available at https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/learningPath/939a69c9 .\n"Many teachers don\'t know they have students with dyslexia in their classrooms or know how to support them, but the Made By Dyslexia resources gives educators the tools and confidence to understand how the dyslexic mind works," said Josh Clark, head of The Schenck School and president of the International Dyslexia Association.\n"This strikes to the core of our mission in education, to empower every student on the planet to achieve more," said Barbara Holzapfel, general manager of Microsoft Education.\n'

New Survey Shows that Majority of NYC Parents Have Observed a 'Learning Slide' and Emotional Distress Among Students Due to COVID Limitations in Schooling This Year

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 1:47pm

With strict testing and safety protocols in place, we have not had a single case of onsite COVID transmission.

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  • With strict testing and safety protocols in place, we have not had a single case of onsite COVID transmission.
  • However, schools with larger student populations faced significant obstacles to providing consistent, in-person instruction, which is vital to addressing the needs of the whole child.
  • "\nParents also noted a range of social and emotional impacts from the isolation resulting from online or "hybrid" learning models.
  • "We need to go back to full-time in person as soon as possible before they start falling too far behind."

Tarena to Report First Quarter of 2021 Financial Results on May 25, 2021

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 11:00am

b'BEIJING, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tarena International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TEDU) ("Tarena" or the "Company"), a leading provider of adult professional education and K-12 education services in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 before the U.S. market opens on May 25, 2021.

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  • b'BEIJING, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Tarena International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TEDU) ("Tarena" or the "Company"), a leading provider of adult professional education and K-12 education services in China, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 before the U.S. market opens on May 25, 2021.
  • The earnings release will be available on the investor relations page of the Company\'s website at http://ir.tedu.cn .\nTarena is a leading provider of adult professional education and K-12 education services in China.
  • Through its innovative education platform combining live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring and online learning modules, Tarena offers adult professional education courses in IT and non-IT subjects.
  • Tarena also offers K-12 education programs, including computer coding and robotics programming courses, etc., targeting students aged between three and eighteen.\n'