Exact Path Successes During School Closures and Virtual Learning

| August 19, 2020

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At Edmentum, we are so proud to be surrounded by a network of educators that are open to sharing their expertise and best practices in response to enormous challenges. This past spring and summer were no exception. As a result, we’ve collected stories of success, transition, and creative ingenuity to keep students learning and achieving academic growth. Dig into some of the top tips and stories shared with us, then tell us your experience with us by tagging @edmentum on your favorite social platform.

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Vivid Learning Systems

Vivid is an online safety training company. Making life easier for safety professionals is what we do. With online safety training courses that deliver an effective, memorable training experience, safety training systems designed for smart simplicity, and custom training, we help clients protect the workforce and go beyond regulatory requirements. Building tools for total safety program accountability is our strategy, with an emphasis on reducing risk, keeping workers in production, and supporting training efficiency. Our workforce comes together with a mission to help save lives in high-risk work environments. We get it.

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VR Gives Students New Ways to Learn

Article | March 21, 2020

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Getting Your School Board on Board for Educational Tech

Article | March 21, 2020

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How can you use statistics to make sense of the game of cricket?

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Spotlight

Vivid Learning Systems

Vivid is an online safety training company. Making life easier for safety professionals is what we do. With online safety training courses that deliver an effective, memorable training experience, safety training systems designed for smart simplicity, and custom training, we help clients protect the workforce and go beyond regulatory requirements. Building tools for total safety program accountability is our strategy, with an emphasis on reducing risk, keeping workers in production, and supporting training efficiency. Our workforce comes together with a mission to help save lives in high-risk work environments. We get it.

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