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Ubisoft Reveals Rocksmith™+, the Future of Interactive Music Learning

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 9:10pm

Developed by Ubisoft San Francisco, the team behind Rocksmith that provided guitar learning for over 10 years, Rocksmith+ is the only subscription service that offers interactive music learning using official song masters and powerful real-time feedback.

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  • Developed by Ubisoft San Francisco, the team behind Rocksmith that provided guitar learning for over 10 years, Rocksmith+ is the only subscription service that offers interactive music learning using official song masters and powerful real-time feedback.
  • But even the worlds premier music learning software needs to be fine-tuned for the millions of songs coming down the road.
  • Rocksmith+ is the future of interactive music learning; a new subscription service which teaches users how to play guitar and bass through their favorite songs.
  • The Rocksmith logo, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.

Virtual Solar Cup Program Culminates With Celebration of Student Winners Across Southern California

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 6:53pm

At the end of the competition, instead of racing boats on Lake Skinner, teams virtually raced the solar vehicles they built with kits during the program.

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  • At the end of the competition, instead of racing boats on Lake Skinner, teams virtually raced the solar vehicles they built with kits during the program.
  • I am very proud of all of the teams that competed this year, Solar Cup Coordinator Julie Miller Kalbacher said.
  • The award is named for a student in the early years of Solar Cup who kept the program going at Canyon High School in Anaheim after his teacher relocated and while he was battling leukemia.
  • Bart passed away, but his spirit continues in Solar Cup with this award, Kalbacher said.

Powering the Future of Pride: T-Mobile Invests in Educational Equity for LGBTQ+ Youth

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:05pm

Today T-Mobile announced it is taking big steps to advance educational equity for LGBTQ+ youth.

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  • Today T-Mobile announced it is taking big steps to advance educational equity for LGBTQ+ youth.
  • The initiatives will provide educational resources on the basics of budgeting and financial management, as well as cyberbullying and internet safety.
  • T-Mobiles donation to this new programming is part of its Equity In Action Plan that advances diversity, equity and inclusion across all aspects of its business.
  • For more information on GLSENs policy advocacy, student leadership initiatives, public education, research and educator training programs, please visit glsen.org .

Insight Schools of California Class of 2021 Ready for the Next Big Part of Their Lives

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 4:30pm

But thanks to schools like Insight Schools of California, ( ISCA ), an online public school serving 9-12 grade students throughout the state since 2008, students will soon move forward to begin the rest of their lives.

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  • But thanks to schools like Insight Schools of California, ( ISCA ), an online public school serving 9-12 grade students throughout the state since 2008, students will soon move forward to begin the rest of their lives.
  • ISCA will celebrate its graduates virtually with a commencement ceremony on June 14th and 15th and the times listed below.
  • Our students struggled, our students fought to get ahead, and our students succeeded like no others, said ISCA Head of School Kimberly Odom.
  • Insight Schools of California (ISCA) are full-time online public charter schools for students in grades 9-12 who are behind in their education or need additional support to graduate from high school.

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Launches Free COVID-19 Fitness Course

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.

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  • The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), the world leader in fitness certifications, has launched a free COVID-19 Fitness Management Course that empowers fitness professionals to help their clients manage the physical and mental impact of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
  • This 100 percent online program prepares fitness professionals to work with individuals who have had COVID-19, keep their facilities safe, utilize technology to help clients, and much more.
  • At NASM, we are dedicated to providing the latest evidence-based and science-backed information to our community of fitness professionals, said Laurie McCartney, President of NASM.
  • For more information and to access the course, visit: https://trainer.nasm.org/covid-fitness-management-guide
    About NASM: Now in its 34th year, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has remained the international standard in fitness education due to the high quality of fitness professionals they produce and their programs' scientific rigor.

Cambium Learning Group Named to GSV EdTech 150

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 2:00pm

Cambium Learning Group announced today it has been named to The GSV EdTech 150 list, which recognizes the worlds leading, most transformational education technology companies.

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  • Cambium Learning Group announced today it has been named to The GSV EdTech 150 list, which recognizes the worlds leading, most transformational education technology companies.
  • Congratulations to Cambium Learning Group for being selected for the GSV EdTech 150, said Deborah Quazzo, managing partner of GSV.
  • Cambium Learning Group has responded to unprecedented demand and growth with what GSV calls Weapons of Mass Instruction and we look forward to seeing what you do next.
  • The Cambium family of brands includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia Learning, Learning A-Z, Voyager Sopris Learning, ExploreLearning, Time4Learning, and Kurzweil Education.

Have Fun Learning to Create Video Games in Game Builder Garage, out Now for Nintendo Switch

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:00pm

To celebrate the launch of the Game Builder Garage game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Nintendo is teaming up with the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and Girls Make Games to show how fun it is to learn how to create video games.

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  • To celebrate the launch of the Game Builder Garage game, which is now available for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, Nintendo is teaming up with the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and Girls Make Games to show how fun it is to learn how to create video games.
  • To celebrate the launch of Game Builder Garage, Nintendo is teaming up with the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and Girls Make Games to show how fun it is to learn how to create video games.
  • Game Builder Garage is designed to make learning about and building video games just as much fun as playing them.
  • Learning about how to create video games is only the tip of the game-design iceberg in Game Builder Garage.

Scientist.com Supports Solana Beach STREAM Programs

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:55pm

Scientist.com, a leading marketplace for scientific services, announced today that it has continued its support of the Solana Beach Schools Foundation (SBSF).

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  • Scientist.com, a leading marketplace for scientific services, announced today that it has continued its support of the Solana Beach Schools Foundation (SBSF).
  • In partnership with the Solana Beach School District, SBSF provides funding for instruction, materials, supplies and technology used in each schools STREAM Discovery Lab.
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    The Solana Beach Schools Foundation (SBSF) provides the Solana Beach School District with the funds necessary to support education not provided by the State of California.
  • In addition to Discovery Labs for science, technology, research, engineering, arts, math, (STREAM) and supplemental PE, the SBSF supports other vital academic programs for the District at Carmel Creek, Skyline, Solana Highlands, Solana Pacific, Solana Santa Fe, Solana Ranch, and Solana Vista Elementary Schools.

Aegis Launches COVID-19 Testing Program for Schools

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 7:10pm

to help keep schools open during the COVID-19 pandemic through pooled testing.

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  • to help keep schools open during the COVID-19 pandemic through pooled testing.
  • This testing program was designed to be simple for schools to use while reducing costs and increasing access to testing.
  • to make ongoing testing easy for teachers and students, so schools can safely and confidently remain open.
  • Aegis tests and reports each pool, and follow-up testing is recommended for each student or staff in a positive pool.

Global Virtual Training and Simulation Market (2020 to 2027) - by Component, Product Type, End-user and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:48pm

The "Global Virtual Training and Simulation Market 2020-2027 by Component (Hardware, Software), Product Type (Conventional, VR), End User (Education, Entertainment, Defense & Security, Healthcare), and Region: Trend Outlook and Growth Opportunity" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Virtual Training and Simulation Market 2020-2027 by Component (Hardware, Software), Product Type (Conventional, VR), End User (Education, Entertainment, Defense & Security, Healthcare), and Region: Trend Outlook and Growth Opportunity" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Global virtual training and simulation market will reach $519.7 billion by 2027, growing by 15.2% annually over 2020-2027 driven by the growing awareness, cost-effective benefits of virtual training and simulation, and rising applications across industry verticals.
  • Highlighted with 82 tables and 75 figures, this 147-page report is based on a comprehensive research of the entire global virtual training and simulation market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications.
  • The report is based on studies on 2017-2019 and provides estimate/forecast from 2020 till 2027 with 2019 as the base year.