New Student uMap(TM) Technology Eases Frustrations in the “COVID Classroom” | News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Recognizing the struggles and lack of engagement between students and educators during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, technology and training company Become Unmistakable has built the Student uMap™. Specifically designed for educators and students, the software helps students connect to each other and their teachers in the new “COVID classroom.” It allows students to safely share their enthusiasm and concerns while providing a platform for their teachers to track social and emotional health through the pandemic and beyond.

“When learning in a virtual or socially-distanced classroom, human connection becomes diluted,” said Danielle Bouwhuis, uMap™ manager and former 7th grade science teacher. “And although students can learn mathematics and language arts through online games or video conferencing, they are deprived of personal interactions with teachers and peers that help form healthy, long-lasting habits and behaviors.”

When developing the Student uMap™, Become

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MBA Classroom of the Future: Hologram Professors

McCombs Professor preparing to teach his class in a studio

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced business schools to move classes online and limit campus interactions.

While some b-schools initially announced plans to fully open campuses, many quickly revised those plans and, instead, decided to focus on virtual and hybrid learning models.

One b-school, in particular, has come up with a rather creative solution for the virtual learning environment: Hologram professors.

The McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin recently announced plans to launch the classroom of the future with a new 3D immersive video solution that projects a professor into the classroom as a hologram. The b-school has partnered with Austin-based Contextual Content Group to create and implement the video solution.

“We knew we could make the digital experience better,” Joe Stephens, senior assistant dean and director of working professional and executive MBA programs at McCombs,

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Galaxy Next Generation Expects to Close Acquisition of Classroom Technology Solutions, Inc. by Mid-October

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September 24, 2020 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Adds Industry Recognized Audio-Visual Products for the K-12 Education and Collaboration Market

TOCCOA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / September 24, 2020 / Galaxy Next Generation, Inc. (OTCQB:GAXY) (“Galaxy” or the “Company”), a provider of interactive learning technology solutions, is pleased to announce that it has targeted mid-October to close its previously announced acquisition of Classroom Technology Solutions (“CTS”).

The proposed acquisition was signed as a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) in late-May to acquire a designer, manufacturer, importer and integrator of audio-visual products, with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida.

CTS received the 2020 Best of Jacksonville Award in the Audio-Visual Supplier category and has also been recognized as one of the “Fastest Growing Private Companies in Northeast Florida” as well as “Largest Technology Service Companies” and “Top Integrators” by the Jacksonville Business Journal.

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Global Classroom Wearables Technology Market 2020 Top Industry Trend and Segments Analysis upto 2025

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Sep 22, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The research report by, titled Global Classroom Wearables Technology Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 draws research, analysis, and estimations by applying reliable knowledge throughout the report. The report concentrates on top players, market segments, competitive landscape, and geographical expansion. The report offers a comprehensive analysis of key growth drivers, key segments, development strategies, market opportunities. The prime objective of this report is to assist the user in taking important decisions related to their business. You will be able to understand the global Classroom Wearables Technology market in terms of its definition, segmentation, market potential, influential trends, and the challenges occurring in this market. The report splits the market size, by volume and value, on the basis of application type and geography.

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