Comprehension

Learning A-Z Introduces Foundations A-Z to support Science of Reading-Based Literacy Instruction

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.

Key Points: 
  • Foundations A-Z bolsters the acquisition of foundational skills for students in Grades K-5 through lesson plans that easily integrate with existing core instruction.
  • Foundations A-Z provides engaging, purposeful learning opportunities for students, including videos, songs, games, and interactive activities, to create a multimodal experience that encourages active learning.
  • When implemented together in support of core ELA instruction, these solutions provide a continuum of learning, from reading foundations to reading comprehension, delivering a complete solution for literacy proficiency.
  • The Cambium family of companies includes Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning and Kurzweil Education.

Celerion Transforms the Consent Experience for Sites and Patients with Veeva eConsent

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:03pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that Celerion adopted Veeva eConsent , a MyVeeva for Patients solution,to complete electronic consent for its Phase I clinical trials.

Key Points: 
  • PLEASANTON, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that Celerion adopted Veeva eConsent , a MyVeeva for Patients solution,to complete electronic consent for its Phase I clinical trials.
  • With Veeva eConsent, Celerion is shifting from manual and paper-based informed consent to a completely digital process.
  • A global leader in early clinical research services, Celerion uses Veeva SiteVault to digitally author, manage, and distribute informed consent forms (ICF).
  • "Veeva eConsent improves the informed consent process for all parties involved by delivering an intuitive and digital experience for patients and easy collaboration with sites and IRBs for sponsors."

Celerion Transforms the Consent Experience for Sites and Patients with Veeva eConsent

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:03pm

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV) today announced that Celerion adopted Veeva eConsent, a MyVeeva for Patients solution, to complete electronic consent for its Phase I clinical trials. With Veeva eConsent, Celerion is shifting from manual and paper-based informed consent to a completely digital process. The company is using Veeva eConsent across multiple studies and has consented more than 200 subjects. 

Key Points: 
  • With Veeva eConsent, Celerion is shifting from manual and paper-based informed consent to a completely digital process.
  • "Veeva eConsent gives us an easy-to-use solution that can keep up with our fast-paced environment and improve participant comprehension of study procedures.
  • A global leader in early clinical research services, Celerion uses Veeva SiteVault to digitally author, manage, and distribute informed consent forms (ICF).
  • "Veeva eConsent improves the informed consent process for all parties involved by delivering an intuitive and digital experience for patients and easy collaboration with sites and IRBs for sponsors."

AnswersAnywhere Targets the Field Service Skills Gap with the Launch of Smart3D

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 1:00pm

SEATTLE, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With Smart3D, equipment manufacturers can bridge the skills gap by delivering interactive 3D instructions to laptops, tablets, and mobile phones used by technical support representatives and field service technicians.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- With Smart3D, equipment manufacturers can bridge the skills gap by delivering interactive 3D instructions to laptops, tablets, and mobile phones used by technical support representatives and field service technicians.
  • He said, "Manufacturers are asking how they can use mobile technology to address the field service skills gap.
  • We offer the people, process and technology required to make 3rd field service technicians effective in weeks, not months."
  • AnswersAnywhere integrates with ServiceMax and Salesforce Field Service for a true Single Source of Information.

State of Texas Adopts BookNook for Statewide K-8 Reading Tutoring

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 2:54pm

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BookNook announced today that it has been selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as an official K8 reading curriculum provider to deliver high-impact literacy tutoring to Texas students.

Key Points: 
  • AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BookNook announced today that it has been selected by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as an official K8 reading curriculum provider to deliver high-impact literacy tutoring to Texas students.
  • BookNook's patented, cloud-based, synchronous learning platform is part of a two-year initiative that will help provide supplemental instruction for students across Texas.
  • Up to 600,000 licenses for BookNook's curriculum-embedded tutoring platform and high-quality instructional materials are available to districts at no cost.
  • All school districts in Texas are eligible to apply for these licenses, which are valid through the 20222023 school year.

Fusion Education Group's Free College Week Brings Families Front and Center with Post-Secondary Options and Tools

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:00pm

"Figuring out their next step is an exciting and nerve-wracking decision," said Fusion Education Group's Nikki Bozick.

Key Points: 
  • "Figuring out their next step is an exciting and nerve-wracking decision," said Fusion Education Group's Nikki Bozick.
  • "Figuring out what their next step is an exciting and nerve-wracking decision for high schoolers," said Nikki Bozick, Fusion Education Group Director of Counseling.
  • Fusion Education Group (FEG) offers personalized education for middle and high school students at its 80 accredited schools in 16 states and includes Fusion Academy, Futures Academy, Barnstable Academy, and Fusion Global Academy.
  • This is the third year that FEG has hosted the college week and the first time FEG opened the week-long program to all families.

New Early Literacy Program - A-Z for Mat Man® and Me - Launched by Early Education Leader, Learning Without Tears

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 5:17pm

"A-Z for Mat Man and Me was designed to flexibly fit classroom needs for all students.

Key Points: 
  • "A-Z for Mat Man and Me was designed to flexibly fit classroom needs for all students.
  • This new curriculum builds foundational literacy skills for virtually any young learner, including emerging and developing readers, and English language learners.
  • A beloved classroom presence for decades as part of other LWT foundational learning programs, Mat Man has evolved to reflect the diversity of today's classrooms and early learners.
  • Learning Without Tears (LWT) is an industry leader in early learning.

Therap introduces a New and Redesigned Behavior module to support Data-Driven Interventions for Behavior Tracking in Human Services Settings

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:00pm

The user interface of the module has been redesigned to accommodate effortless documentation and comprehension of behavior tracking data.

Key Points: 
  • The user interface of the module has been redesigned to accommodate effortless documentation and comprehension of behavior tracking data.
  • Behavior specialists can utilize Therap's Behavior module to track target behaviors, monitor descriptive details related to the target behaviors and recommend interventions.
  • Therap's Behavior module comprises the Behavior Plan, Behavior Data and Behavior Report tools.
  • Therap's comprehensive and HIPAA-compliant software is used in human services settings for documentation, communication, reporting, EVV and billing.

Texthelp Releases Audit of Digital Accessibility at Top U.S. Banks; Challenges Banks to Address Web Accessibility Concerns

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:00pm

WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Texthelp , a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, released the results of its digital accessibility audit of top U.S. banks.

Key Points: 
  • WOBURN, Mass., Sept. 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Texthelp , a global leader in literacy and accessibility technology, released the results of its digital accessibility audit of top U.S. banks.
  • Using its ReachDeck product, Texthelp scanned 30 of the top 50 U.S. national and community banks' websites (bank list based on revenue).
  • Five national banks and seven community banks have a reading age of 20 on their personal checking pages.
  • "Digital accessibility is just as important as physical accessibility," said Martin McKay, CEO of Texthelp.

Reading Plus Announces Expanded Partnership with South Carolina’s Beaufort County School District

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 3:11pm

WINOOSKI, Vt., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Plus, an evidence-based online program that uses personalized instruction to improve students reading proficiency, today announced the expanded use of its platform within the Beaufort County School District in South Carolina.

Key Points: 
  • WINOOSKI, Vt., Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reading Plus, an evidence-based online program that uses personalized instruction to improve students reading proficiency, today announced the expanded use of its platform within the Beaufort County School District in South Carolina.
  • Beginning with the 2021-2022 school year, all middle and high school students within the district will have access to Reading Plus for the following three years.
  • Reading Plus provides individual, strategic support that increases the fluency of our readers, said Melissa Murray, director of literacy, Beaufort County School District.
  • Used by more than 1 million students, Reading Plus improves striving students reading proficiency by 2.0-2.5 grade levels in a single school year when used with fidelity.