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Accelerate Learning Introduces STEMscopes Coding
With STEMscopes Coding, educators can bring coding into every classroom — with no prior coding experience required

HOUSTON – April 16, 2020 – Accelerate Learning announces the national release of its first coding program, STEMscopes™ Coding. Powered by Bitsbox, STEMscopes Coding walks students and teachers through the process of creating and sharing digital apps. The new program for grades 3-8 is now available to educators nationwide.

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Gaggle Unveils Gaggle Safety Management for Microsoft Teams

Media Contact:
Charlotte Andrist, Nickel Communications PR
(770) 310-5244
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (April 16, 2020) – Gaggle, the pioneer in helping K-12 districts manage student safety on school-provided technology, announced today that it will integrate its safety solution, under the name Gaggle Safety Management for Teams, with Microsoft Teams, providing support for schools and districts by monitoring student communications for warning signs of crises.

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eBOARDsolutions Announces Free Access to Simbli Meetings Module for School Districts
New ‘Virtual Board Meeting Guide’ website resource accompanies free meeting software offering

Contacts: Andy Ryff, eBOARDsolutions Marketing Manager, 770.822.3632, aryff@eboardsolutions.com

[Lawrenceville, GA] – April 9, 2020 – Georgia School Boards Association (GSBA) and its subsidiary, eBOARDsolutions, Inc. are pleased to announce the release of its ‘Virtual Board Meeting Guide,’ a new website resource for school boards.

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CoderZ Working with Amazon Future Engineer Program to Provide Free Access to Virtual Coding and Robotics Tool for Students at Home
Amazon Future Engineer is offering students, teachers, and parents free access to the CoderZ program and curricula while students are home from school due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Media Contact: Charlotte Andrist
Nickel Communications
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com
770-310-5244

DERRY, N.H. – April 6, 2020 – CoderZ and the Amazon Future Engineer program are working together to offer free access to the award-winning CoderZ Virtual Robotics Learning Environment to help keep students across the US safely learning despite the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. Amazon Future Engineer is sponsoring this content. 

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Gaggle Helps Put Child Predator Behind Bars
Predatory man in Michigan tried to send pornographic material to New York state preteen; safety platform thwarted his efforts and provided police with critical evidence for his conviction

Media Contact:
Charlotte Andrist, Nickel Communications PR
(770) 310-5244
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (March 5, 2020) – Student safety solution Gaggle was instrumental in the arrest and conviction of a child predator who targeted an 11-year-old student in New York state’s East Irondequoit Central School District.

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Gaggle Becomes a Google for Education Premier Partner

Media Contact:
Charlotte Andrist, Nickel Communications PR
(770) 310-5244
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (June 4, 2019) – Gaggle, a school safety company, announced today that it has joined the Google for Education technology program as a Premier Partner. Gaggle supports schools and districts that use G Suite for Education by monitoring Google accounts for early warning signs of students in crisis.

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itslearning LMS Now Gives Students More Ownership of their Learning by Enabling Teachers to Share Their Progress Reports with Them
Enhanced 360° Reports deepens student engagement and helps them better understand how they are mastering course content

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Charlotte Andrist
770-310-5244
charlotte@nickelcommpr.com

Boston, MA and Bergen, Norway – May 16, 2019 – Interacting and sharing is an integral part of the way students and educators use itslearning. The latest version of the award-winning learning management system is making it easier for teachers to help students evaluate their own learning progress. From Release 106, teachers have the option of sharing the itslearning 360° Reports with their students on a course-by-course basis.

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Ambi is Reimagining the Higher Education Experience with a New Product Class and $6.5M in Funding
Ambi’s vision is to disrupt higher education with a fresh take on how students engage with academic content and with each other using a simple, intuitive, and centralized Learner Engagement Platform

BOSTON – December 18, 2018 – Ambi, the future of the student experience in higher education, has closed 2018 with $5 million in Series A funding and $1.5 million in Seed Round investment from San Francisco-based holding and advisory company Steigen LLC, Boston-based VC NXT Ventures, international early-stage fund Global Investment, and others. Ambi has also named Mark Blosil, an early luminary sales leader from Instructure (NYSE: INST), to the executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales.