Virtual learning environment

Boxlight Wins Multiple Tech & Learning Awards for Best Remote & Blended Learning Tools

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 2:15pm

MimioConnect blended learning platform and MimioSTEM MyStemKits both won Best Remote and Blended Learning Tools in the Primary (K-6) and Secondary (6-12) categories.

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  • MimioConnect blended learning platform and MimioSTEM MyStemKits both won Best Remote and Blended Learning Tools in the Primary (K-6) and Secondary (6-12) categories.
  • As schools pivoted from in-person to remote and blended learning this past year, technology solutions were key to delivering quality, continuous learning.
  • To celebrate the work of technology providers who stepped up to support this effort, Tech & Learning launched The Best Tools for Remote & Blended Learning , a new offering in its legacy Awards of Excellence program.
  • Categories included: Best Remote/Blended Learning Tools for Primary Grades; Best Remote/Blended Learning Tools for Secondary Grades; Best Remote/Blended Learning Tools for Higher Education.

Inkling Survey Reveals Only 28% of Companies Have the Right Learning and Development Tools to Address Employee Needs

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00pm

This innovation mindset enabled them to address remote workforce needs, and foster better collaboration and alignment between learning and overall business goals as they reinvented their business models.

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  • This innovation mindset enabled them to address remote workforce needs, and foster better collaboration and alignment between learning and overall business goals as they reinvented their business models.
  • The survey surfaced a variety of ways that businesses used digital learning tools to address these priorities during the pandemic.
  • The majority of survey respondents indicated that they have some of the right tools in place to address employee frustrations for 2021 and beyond.
  • 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.

Sales of Digital Learning Solutions Continue to Drive Strong Performance for McGraw Hill in Fiscal Q3 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:44pm

The success in Q3 is the result of McGraw Hill's continued investment in digital learning solutions, which have proved invaluable to students and educators worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • The success in Q3 is the result of McGraw Hill's continued investment in digital learning solutions, which have proved invaluable to students and educators worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Key results in the fiscal Q3 2021 report include:
    On a run-rate basis, annual digital billings now exceed $1 billion.
  • Paid activations of the company's flagship McGraw Hill Connect digital learning platform were 3.3 million in the first three quarters, marking an increase of 27% YTD.
  • McGraw Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that drive results for students, parents, educators and professionals.

An innovative e-learning platform, SWYE360 Learning, partners with Decatur Public Schools 61 to deliver virtual learning to students

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:00pm

SWYE360 Learning is an innovative ed-tech company that offers an all-in-one collaborative instructional e-learning platform for school districts to deliver hybrid and or blended learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.

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  • SWYE360 Learning is an innovative ed-tech company that offers an all-in-one collaborative instructional e-learning platform for school districts to deliver hybrid and or blended learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • The students will only need one login to engage with their teachers and for their instruction, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • To learn more about SWYE360, send an email to partners@swye360.com
    SWYE360 Learning is an Edtech software company that has developed an e-learning platform to deliver teaching and learning to students anywhere, synchronously and asynchronously.
  • Decatur Public Schools District 61 is a public unit school district in Macon County, Illinois.

Kahoot! acquires Whiteboard.fi to provide more powerful and engaging learning tools for all educators

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 6:22pm

plans to expand its platform and provide more powerful learning and engagement tools for 7.5 million teachers on the Kahoot!

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  • plans to expand its platform and provide more powerful learning and engagement tools for 7.5 million teachers on the Kahoot!
  • In the last 12 months, more than 1.5 billion participating players in over 200 countries attended over 250 million Kahoot!
  • sessions.As educators globally look for solutions to carry out teaching seamlessly in an engaging way, whether in the classroom or remotely, Kahoot!
  • Our learning platform makes it easy for any individual or corporation to create, share, and play learning games that drive compelling engagement.

ISACA Selects BenchPrep to Provide Digital Learning Curriculum to 150,000 Global Technology Professionals

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 2:07pm

CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BenchPrep, an award-winning professional learning platform, has today announced its selection by global association and learning organization ISACA to provide learning content to its 150,000 members across the globe.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BenchPrep, an award-winning professional learning platform, has today announced its selection by global association and learning organization ISACA to provide learning content to its 150,000 members across the globe.
  • With BenchPrep, ISACA members will have access to performance-based learning modules and content to help better prepare them for these competitive certifications.
  • Through our partnership with BenchPrep, we are excited to provide our global community of professionals with personalized pathways to career success, wherever they are based around the world.
  • With an award-winning, learner-centric, cloud-based platform, BenchPrep enables learning organizations to deliver the best digital experience to drive learning outcomes and increase revenue.

Transact and Southeast Missouri State University to Share Insights During University Business Web Seminar, ‘Campus Digital Transformation: Digital Payments and Commerce for Virtual Learning Environments and Beyond’

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 5:10pm

Transact and Southeast Missouri State University will share their experience and insights on digital payments and commerce for virtual learning environments during a University Business Web Seminar titled, Campus Digital Transformation: Digital Payments and Commerce for Virtual Learning Environments and Beyond.

Key Points: 
  • Transact and Southeast Missouri State University will share their experience and insights on digital payments and commerce for virtual learning environments during a University Business Web Seminar titled, Campus Digital Transformation: Digital Payments and Commerce for Virtual Learning Environments and Beyond.
  • Those interested may register for the free discussion to learn how to model the steps the university took pre-pandemic that positioned them to successfully serve various campus departments needs.
  • With an increasing number of schools adopting online learning and hybrid teaching models, many are still searching for ways to improve virtual learning logistics.
  • Transacts offerings include integrated solutions for tuition and other student expense payments, multi-purpose campus IDs, and campus commerce.

Inkling Extends Leadership in Digital Learning During 2020 with Strong Customer Growth and Key Partnerships

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 4:19pm

The company added many new customers and extended its digital learning footprint with existing customers via new products and use cases.

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  • The company added many new customers and extended its digital learning footprint with existing customers via new products and use cases.
  • "The COVID-19 pandemic cast a glaring spotlight on the critical deficiencies of traditional learning and training tools when companies needed them most.
  • Inkling also won Aragon's 2020 Innovation Award for Learning , recognizing its end-to-end digital platform that advances operational training and learning.
  • 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.

Cambium Learning Group to Sell Rosetta Stone Languages Division to IXL Learning

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 8:00pm

Cambium Learning Group (Cambium), a leading provider of digital education solutions and a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest Rosetta Stones Languages division to IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students.

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  • Cambium Learning Group (Cambium), a leading provider of digital education solutions and a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest Rosetta Stones Languages division to IXL Learning, the K-12 personalized learning platform used by 11 million students.
  • Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone's Languages division uses innovative digital solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages.
  • We are excited to welcome Rosetta Stone Languages to the IXL family, said Paul Mishkin, CEO of IXL Learning.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes: Cambium Assessment , Lexia Learning , Learning A-Z , Voyager Sopris Learning , ExploreLearning , Time4Learning , and Kurzweil Education .

WorkRamp Launches WorkRamp.org to Promote Equitable Access to Learning and Education

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 11:00am

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkRamp , the enterprise learning platform, is launching WorkRamp.org , to deliver learning opportunities in underserved communities by providing the technology, resources, and funding to help local schools and education nonprofits succeed.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkRamp , the enterprise learning platform, is launching WorkRamp.org , to deliver learning opportunities in underserved communities by providing the technology, resources, and funding to help local schools and education nonprofits succeed.
  • "At WorkRamp, we're very mission-driven and dedicated to creating a culture of learning, inclusiveness and empowerment inside and outside the company.
  • This nonprofit leverages WorkRamp to power its virtual music education platform to create a safe, virtual learning environment for educators and students.
  • If you're interested in learning about how your nonprofit organization might benefit from partnering with WorkRamp.org, contact us at impact@workramp.com .