FETC 2020: STEM, safety, and students

eschoolnews | January 30, 2020

Student engagement and empowerment were evident at FETC 2020 in Miami, FL. Topics ran the gamut from the latest tech tools and personalized learning strategies to funding, supporting, and sustaining district technology initiatives. FETC 2020 offered sessions and workshops, interactive spaces, an extensive expo hall, and purposefully-chosen dynamic, energizing, and inspiring keynote presentations. More than 20,000 attendees from around the world experienced unlimited opportunities to network, learn effective teaching strategies, share resources, and be inspired. Even though the Miami sunshine was enticing, attendees moved excitedly from session to session, eager to soak up all that the conference...

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ViewSonic Holds “ColorPro Award Global Photography Contest” to Highlight the Spirit of Kindness

ViewSonic | August 13, 2020

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SE Ranking launches an online academy, making SEO available to everyone

SE Ranking | December 29, 2021

SE Ranking, a leading search engine optimization technology company, launches SE Ranking Academy—an online learning platform for digital marketers and business owners. SE Ranking Academy has been created with the goal to make SEO accessible. Right now, Academy offers a comprehensive and well-structured SEO Basics course, that helps students learn the fundamentals of search engine optimization and teaches how to leverage SEO to promote businesses online. The course was prepared by SEO experts and designed to be clear to everyone, regardless of their background and experience in digital marketing. It can be of use for: SEO wannabes who have no previous experience in SEO and want to start a career in marketing. Digital marketers who want to learn more about SEO and find out how to use that data for online marketing Business owners, who run a business and want to start getting traffic from Google SEO Basic course provides a detailed explanation of all the nuances involved in optimizing websites for search engines and getting them to rank high in search. 6 hours of video are divided into 40+ easy-to-grasp lessons. Users can go through 9 major topics step by step and familiarize themselves with basic SEO concepts and techniques, that can help them achieve their digital marketing goals. The course is currently available for free to everyone. Upon completion of the course, all graduates get a certificate of completion. "We have put all the knowledge accumulated over the last 8 years into SE Ranking Academy, where we team up with leading experts to provide a detailed step-by-step explanation of all the SEO nuances." Bogdan Babyak, CMO at SE Ranking About SE Ranking SE Ranking is all-in-one SEO software with over 30 tools for every task in search marketing. The platform provides analytical data and monitoring features that help specialists, agencies, marketers and business owners bring their websites to the top of the search engine result pages and stay there. With more than 600,000 users worldwide, SE Ranking has been top-rated by G2 in 2019, 2020, 2021. More information is available on the SE Ranking website.

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WorkRamp Acquires The Enablement Squad to Double Down on Community

WorkRamp | May 19, 2022

WorkRamp, the All-in-One Learning Platform helping businesses and their employees unlock their true growth potential – today has announced it has acquired The Enablement Squad, one of the largest online open communities of enablement professionals whose mission is to engage, educate, and empower enablement leaders across the globe. "This is one of the most electrifying moments for The Enablement Squad. Our goal has been to always provide enablement leaders and practitioners a space where they're able to share best practices, ask questions, and ultimately support one another, This partnership will allow us to further our mission to connect enablement professionals everywhere." -Matt Scheitle, Co-Founder of The Enablement Squad. "Over the past year, we've been able to double our membership organically. With this partnership, we're going to be able to reach more people and build a more robust, vibrant community, The sky is the limit with what we're going to be able to do with The Squad and I'm really excited to see it." -Stephanie Middaugh, Co-Founder of The Enablement Squad. Unlocking community growth One of WorkRamp's key strategic goals is to invest in community building for their own customers and the greater enablement and training community. The enablement function has exploded over the past several years. For example, sales enablement has seen a 343% increase in adoption, according to G2. As the need for enablement continues to grow, so does the need for education surrounding the craft. Both WorkRamp and The Enablement Squad are aligned on a common objective: to help enablement professionals thrive in their careers. "The Enablement Squad is the premier online space for enablement and training professionals, We're thrilled about the partnership, and the ability to offer additional resources to help grow the community, get more events and programs up and running, and bring enablement leaders together." -Ted Blosser, CEO of WorkRamp. About The Enablement Squad The Enablement Squad was founded in 2019 by Matt Scheitle and Stephanie Middaugh, two Enablement leaders who are passionate about connecting people and creating a space where enablement professionals can network, brainstorm, and share best practices and struggles. Since its inception, The Enablement Squad has experienced massive growth, more than doubling membership organically over the last year. About WorkRamp WorkRamp is the All-in-One Learning Platform that your executives, employees, and customers will love. WorkRamp advances learning as a growth engine for your business with a flexible platform that empowers teams to develop top talent, exceed revenue targets, and inspire customers to become advocates. With a flexible, All-in-One Learning Platform, WorkRamp redefines the LMS for the modern workplace to help executives recognize learning as a growth engine and one of the most strategic investments an organization can make. See why top learning teams at Box, Outreach, and Reddit trust WorkRamp to drive business outcomes and organizational scale.

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Sparx works with BBC Bitesize to support home learners

Sparx | April 22, 2020

Sparx is excited to be working with the BBC on its new BBC Bitesize Daily Lessons feature to support home learners across the UK. The homeschooling lessons have all been created with teachers and other educational experts and feature a mix of videos, animations, practice activities, quizzes and games. BBC Bitesize is using Key Stage 3 and GCSE content from Sparx Maths as part of some of the lessons. For example:

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