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New Book from NSTA Press Helps Science Teachers to Empower Students to Use Their Knowledge, Not Just Memorize Facts

Nref Businesswire - 9 hours 25 min ago
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #STEM--NSTA Press's new book helps teachers create tasks that guide students beyond memorization, empowering them to apply their knowledge in assessments.
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Boxlight Maintains its Commitment to Edtech Innovation, Unveiling a Range of New Solutions at ISTELive24

Nref Businesswire - 12 hours 25 min ago
DULUTH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #istelive--Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL)—recognized as one of the top ed-tech companies in the world for innovative solutions that enhance communication and collaboration in educational institutions and businesses—is showcasing its portfolio of education technology that focuses on the needs of district leaders and educators alike, addressing safety communications, literacy, and STEM/STEAM education. Boxlight invites the education community to experience these solutions,
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ViewSonic Introduces ClassSwift—an Innovative EdTech Software Solution to Empower Educators

Nref Businesswire - 12 hours 25 min ago
BREA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--ViewSonic Introduces ClassSwift, a new EdTech Software Solution; Allows Teachers to Create and Enhance Classroom Engagement
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CASTL launches national biomanufacturing skills and training study in partnership with Future Skills Centre

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/20/2024 - 15:25
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Together with the Future Skills Centre (FSC), the Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) has launched a national biomanufacturing skills and training study to gather critical labour market information and future training priorities specific to Canadian biomanufacturing. Delivered in partnership with BioTalent Canada, the project titled Knowledge and Insights for Future Proofing Biomanufacturing Training will inclu
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Wolters Kluwer Set to Add AI Capabilities to Its Nursing Education Solutions

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/20/2024 - 09:25
WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wolters Kluwer Health announced today plans to expand the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in its nursing education products and solutions. Having already started with Lippincott® CoursePoint+, nursing education's most trusted curriculum solution designed to successfully transition the next generation of learners, the upcoming solutions will help reduce faculty workload and offer students AI-personalized remediation tools with rich content, based specificall
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Stride, Inc. Named Remote Learning Solution Provider of the Year

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 06/19/2024 - 09:23
RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stride Inc. (NYSE: LRN) has been named the Remote Learning Solution Provider of the Year by EdTech Breakthrough. As one of the nation’s leading technology-based education companies, Stride offers accessible, personalized, and career-centric virtual learning education. The company has transformed the lives of millions by providing innovative, high-quality, tech-enabled education solutions, curriculum, and programs directly to students, schools, the military, and ent
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New Education Data from Flexi Reveals Students’ Comfortability Asking Questions to AI Over Their Teachers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 06/18/2024 - 09:21
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The landscape of classroom interactions is evolving as students increasingly turn to artificial intelligence for academic help. According to a recent survey conducted by CK-12, a leading nonprofit and digital learning platform, over 32% of U.S. middle and high school students feel most comfortable asking AI tools like CK-12's Flexi AI Tutor for assistance with their studies, surpassing the comfort level of asking their teachers. CK-12, during the 2023-2024 sc
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GARP Launches Certificate Program on Risk and Artificial Intelligence

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 06/18/2024 - 09:21
JERSEY CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--The new Risk and AI (RAI™) Certificate is designed to help professionals understand and manage the risks associated with AI.
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Virginia Department of Education Recommends Lexia Core5 Reading for Elementary School Interventions and Supplemental Instruction

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 06/17/2024 - 09:19
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has recommended Lexia Core5 Reading (Core5) for elementary school use as a literacy intervention and as supplemental instruction. The adaptive blended learning program from Lexia, a Cambium Learning Group brand, underwent a rigorous review process in which top educators throughout the state recognized it as being aligned with evidence-based literacy instruction, science-based reading research, and the Virginia Standards of Lea
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The Canada School of Public Service Awards a Federal Contract to YuJa for a Video Platform to Support Digital Learning for its 300,000 Public Service Employees Nationwide

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/13/2024 - 12:09
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Canada School of Public Service has selected the YuJa Video Platform to support digital learning across 93 federal departments and agencies.
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UbiSim Virtual Reality Nursing EdTech Solution Named Career Prep Platform of the Year

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/13/2024 - 09:09
BOSTON & MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UbiSim (www.ubisimvr.com), the world’s first immersive virtual reality (VR) training platform built specifically for nurses and nursing simulation by Labster (www.labster.com), has won the “Career Prep Platform of the Year” award in the sixth annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program. Honoring excellence in educational technology products, companies, and people, the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program is part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence
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Reading Horizons Discovery® Earns Prestigious ‘All-Green’ Rating from EdReports

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 15:09
KAYSVILLE, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reading Horizons, a leading provider of foundational literacy programs, announced today that Reading Horizons Discovery® received an ‘all green’ rating from EdReports, a nonprofit and independent organization that rigorously evaluates and rates K-12 curriculums. This review was one of the first EdReports conducted using its recently updated, more rigorous rubric. Learn more about the Reading Horizons Discovery enviable 192/198 score in foundational skills by vi
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City of Hope and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Launch New Educational Research and Training Program

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 12:09
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--City of Hope®, one of the largest cancer research and treatment organizations in the U.S., and Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU), the only Historically Black Graduate Institution west of the Mississippi River and one of only four Historically Black Medical Schools, announced the launch of a new partnership to educate a more diverse workforce in specialized medicine through internships, curriculum, training, mentorships, joint research project
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World’s Largest Camp Network Partners With Ballogy

Nref Businesswire - Wed, 06/12/2024 - 12:09
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #BSA--Nike Sports Camps will be integrating the Ballogy app and its player development curriculum into its camps across the US.
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NoRedInk Expands Its AI-Powered Grading and Feedback Functionality to All Customers

Nref Businesswire - Tue, 06/11/2024 - 06:07
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #AI--The AI-powered Grading Assistant tool from NoRedInk, will be available to all NoRedInk Premium teachers at the start of the 2024–2025 school year.
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MySpaLive Announces Commitment to Increased Protocols to Ensure Safe and Proper Training for Cosmetic Injections

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 15:06
PROSPER, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MySpaLive, a leading cosmetic training and software company, is reaffirming its dedication to providing comprehensive and safe training for individuals performing cosmetic injections, including neurotoxins, fillers, IV therapy, and weight loss treatments. Despite recent scrutiny on the industry, MySpaLive continues to advocate for proper education and access to genuine FDA-approved products for all practitioners. This commitment is especially pertinent as report
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Mississippi Instructional Specialist Begins Term as 2024–2025 President of the National Science Teaching Association

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 12:06
MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #Education--Dr. Alicia Conerly, Ed.D., Instructional Specialist, became the 2024-2025 President of the National Science Teaching Association on June 1st.
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BioBuilder Launches Skills Training Curriculum to Prepare Students for Careers in Biotechnology

Nref Businesswire - Mon, 06/10/2024 - 09:06
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To continue to provide opportunities for students without a college degree to embrace careers in STEM, the BioBuilder Education Foundation has launched BioTechBuilder. The off-the-shelf curriculum offers lessons and lab trainings as a complete solution for educating a future-ready workforce to support the growing biotechnology industry. After completion of the program, students are prepared to take micro-credentialling assessments that support their immediate entry into
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Carnegie Learning's LiveHint AI™ Wins “AI Innovation Award” in 2024 EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 17:57
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #education--Carnegie Learning, a leader in AI-driven technology, curriculum, and professional learning solutions for K-12 education, today announced that LiveHint AI has been recognized with the “AI Innovation Award” in the 6th annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by EdTech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global educational technology market. The company’s MATHstream solution was reco
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Western Michigan Christian High School and Middle School Announces Partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools to Provide Live and On-Demand Learning Resources for All Students

Nref Businesswire - Thu, 06/06/2024 - 08:55
NORTON SHORES, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Michigan Christian High School and Middle School today announced an exciting partnership with Varsity Tutors for Schools, a Nerdy (NYSE: NRDY) company and the leading platform for live online tutoring, to provide all district students with access to the Varsity Tutors for Schools platform at no cost to the schools, students or families. The partnership extends from now until June 30, 2030, ensuring students, educators and parents have a rich set of
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