Educational psychology

Learning A-Z Named a Top Company to Work for in Arizona for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 11:00am

AZCentral.coms Top Companies to Work for in Arizona is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers.

Key Points: 
  • AZCentral.coms Top Companies to Work for in Arizona is a survey competition to determine which participants are the best employers.
  • The process is managed by Best Companies Group (BCG), an independent research firm specializing in identifying and recognizing great places to work.
  • Learning A-Z was recognized in the Medium Company Listings, which includes companies with 100 to 999 employees.
  • With a portfolio of award-winning brands, Cambium Learning Groups digital and blended curriculum, professional learning, and assessment solutions drive proficiency, equity, and other learning outcomes in classrooms everywhere.

Right Management Introduces New On-Demand, Virtual Coaching Platform, RightCoach™

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 5:01am

MILWAUKEE, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Right Management is expanding its industry-leading executive coaching offering to provide on-demand, virtual sessions via its new platform, RightCoach.

Key Points: 
  • MILWAUKEE, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Right Management is expanding its industry-leading executive coaching offering to provide on-demand, virtual sessions via its new platform, RightCoach.
  • In 30-minute sessions, RightCoach provides situational coaching from expert executive coaches, allowing organizations to offer leadership coaching to more people and enabling individuals to select exactly the area of expertise they need right now.
  • RightCoach offers an exciting new approach to coaching, enabling companies to provide even more people with situational coaching that is targeted to the specific challenges that individual leaders and managers face.
  • RightCoach enables businesses to offer remote workers scalable, tailored coaching around themes including Leading Yourself, Leading Teams and Leading the Organization.

Six strategies for success in an online environment

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 3:04pm

It has become more important to know how to navigate an online environment.

Key Points: 
  • It has become more important to know how to navigate an online environment.
  • Online courses allow students to learn whenever, wherever, and however works best for them.
  • RMCAD put together some strategies for success to help ensure students get the most value out of their online classes.
  • Learn how to navigate the online learning management system where assignments and activities are found.

i-Ready Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 2:55pm

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --i-Ready Personalized Instruction (i-Ready)for Reading and Mathematics has earned the Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, July 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --i-Ready Personalized Instruction (i-Ready)for Reading and Mathematics has earned the Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise.
  • The new product certification is intended to serve as a rigorous, reliable signal for consumers, including school administrators, educators, and families, who are looking for evidence of research-based educational technology (edtech) products.
  • The Research-Based Design Product Certification uses a competency-based learning framework, developed in consultation with Digital Promise's Learner Variability Project advisory board, expert researchers in the Learning Sciences field, and dozens of educators across the United States.
  • Further detail about its development can be found in Digital Promise's new report, " Designing Edtech That Matters for Learning: Research-Based Design Product Certifications ."

Amid Uncertainty and Hardship, Communities and Families Across the Country Step Up to Save Summer Learning Opportunities for America’s Youth

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:20pm

Thats why the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is using their annual awareness and advocacy celebration, National Summer Learning Week (July 6 11), to highlight how summer learning and enrichment opportunities are essential to the nations recovery and ongoing education reform efforts.

Key Points: 
  • Thats why the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is using their annual awareness and advocacy celebration, National Summer Learning Week (July 6 11), to highlight how summer learning and enrichment opportunities are essential to the nations recovery and ongoing education reform efforts.
  • National Summer Learning Week also provides opportunities for parents, caregivers, and community members to take action to protect funding for summer and afterschool learning programs.
  • National Summer Learning Week offers parents, children and program providers free summer learning tools and academic readiness checks.
  • The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is the only national nonprofit exclusively focused on closing the achievement and opportunity gaps by increasing access to high-quality summer learning opportunities.

AllenComm Wins Nine Awards for Innovative Digital Learning Experiences

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

AllenComm continues to strive to meet and exceed client and industry expectations as a digital transformation partner for learning and development experts.

Key Points: 
  • AllenComm continues to strive to meet and exceed client and industry expectations as a digital transformation partner for learning and development experts.
  • Four AllenComm clients each won an Omni Award for their interactive learning experiences.
  • AllenComm teams work in tandem with client learning and development teams to create innovative and transformational courses that meet strategic business objectives.
  • Extensive instructional design experience, innovative learning technologies, and agency-level creative teams enable AllenComm to stand out in the learning landscape.

BMO Wins ATD BEST Award for Talent Development and Corporate Learning

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:56pm

TORONTO, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2020 BEST Award.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Association for Talent Development (ATD) has recognized BMO Financial Group with a 2020 BEST Award.
  • Distinguishing corporations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through talent development, ATD's BEST Award is one of the industry's most rigorous and coveted recognitions.
  • "It is an honour to be recognized by ATD with a BEST Award again this year," said Karen Collins, Chief Talent Officer, Bank of Montreal.
  • BMO U: A mobile, 24/7 learning platform that creates customized experiences with easy access to thousands of formal and informal learning resources, insights, experts, and learning communities.

Go2s Launches Free Online Preschool Curriculum for Educators and Families

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

iyotee, inc., creator of the Go2s private, free communication app, is excited to announce it has teamed up with experienced early childhood educators to offer a weekly, online preschool curriculum at no cost to fellow teachers.

Key Points: 
  • iyotee, inc., creator of the Go2s private, free communication app, is excited to announce it has teamed up with experienced early childhood educators to offer a weekly, online preschool curriculum at no cost to fellow teachers.
  • Online learning that encourages hands-on participation helps preschoolers grow cognitively during a stage of development when stimulating environments and experiences impact brain development directly.
  • Go2s founder Mehdi Tehranchi says his company created the initiative "for educators and families who want free, safe, and collaborative online learning support for their kids.
  • With Go2s, it is always the individual who decides who sees her likes and dislikes and who advertises to him.

Future of School Pledges Funding for Remote Learning through the Resilient Schools Project

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 7:00pm

The Digital Learning Collaborative, managed by the Evergreen Education Group, co-created the project in partnership with FoS, and is offering memberships to schools and districts across the U.S. and Canada.

Key Points: 
  • The Digital Learning Collaborative, managed by the Evergreen Education Group, co-created the project in partnership with FoS, and is offering memberships to schools and districts across the U.S. and Canada.
  • In addition to underwriting several schools and/or districts, Future of School will capture the experience in those learning environments in an effort to share best practices and outcomes from this pilot project.
  • However, schools need additional support in order to facilitate the best teaching and learning in the challenging current environment," said Amy Valentine, Chief Executive Officer & Education Evangelist at Future of School.
  • "Through the Resilient Schools Project, we want to give educators the knowledge and tools to implement technology-enabled teaching and learning with a planned and proven approach.

McGraw Hill Sponsors REMOTE: The Connected Faculty Summit to Support College Instructors as They Prepare for the Fall Term

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:15pm

"We're excited to support and participate in this event and hope the instructors we work with around the world will sign up and take advantage."

Key Points: 
  • "We're excited to support and participate in this event and hope the instructors we work with around the world will sign up and take advantage."
  • McGraw Hill is sponsoring the event and providing speakers for two sessions designed to help faculty learn how to teach effectively in online, blended or hybrid classroom environments.
  • The training program will help McGraw Hill better support, mentor and provide virtual coaching to faculty on effective practices of quality online learning, including course design, facilitation and assessment.
  • McGraw Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that drive results for students, parents, educators and professionals.