Education and Technology: Helping students read in a new way

| December 20, 2017

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1 in 5 students struggles with dyslexia. Microsoft Learning Tools is free and fully integrated into OneNote. By reducing visual clutter, assisting in pronunciation and highlighting individual words, Microsoft Learning Tools empowers students of every ability to improve their reading skills.

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Emantras believes in the progress of humanity through learning and has focused its initiatives to bring learning to the 21st century, using technology to deliver. Founded in the year 2000, with the vision to educate through technology, the company provides training, education and work flow solutions for academic institutions, publishers and Fortune 500 corporations.

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Even before the pandemic, Dr. Kyle Wagner, Northeastern Technical College (NETC) president, was a strong proponent of distance learning. Many of the residents in the rural South Carolina communities the school serves, where incomes fall below the national poverty level, don’t pursue a college education due to factors including lack of access to transportation and childcare. He firmly believed that enabling off-campus learning could overcome these barriers, and was working to expand the school’s remote learning program when the pandemic hit.

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Make Microlearning More Effective By Using Chatbots

Article | February 20, 2020

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Is education the new currency?

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Emantras believes in the progress of humanity through learning and has focused its initiatives to bring learning to the 21st century, using technology to deliver. Founded in the year 2000, with the vision to educate through technology, the company provides training, education and work flow solutions for academic institutions, publishers and Fortune 500 corporations.

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