The platform works with or without internet access and does not require upgrades to existing network infrastructure. Student devices remain tethered upon entry to the a classes they are used in, so there is no need to reconnect and lose time at the start of every lesson or day. An activity manager enables teachers and students to immediately return, easily, to any class or content from the previous week.
Teachers can also use Ormi to create new lessons or send existing instructional materials (including polls, lessons and quizzes) from any device to any device. Its tTeaching context engines engine algorithm distributes content to the right place, at the right page or point, every time.
“Our solution focuses on the crucial moment of teaching. We understand that if teacher’s are able to integrate BYOD in their lessons, we had to make it fast and easyThe time could not be better for us to launch Ormi at TCEA,” said Ian Bryan, the vice president Vice PresidentP of marketing Marketing at EXO U. “Mobile dDevices are entering schools faster than any other ed d-tech category, Districts across the country are embracing BYOD, and we want to help teachers forget about the technology and focus on teaching.”
The TCEA launch of Ormi is in has two parts: a “listening Listening day Day” and a a “launch Launch dayDay.”. Its The listening Listening dayDay is, a global, social-media driven campaign, sponsored by EXO U, to help educators build a roadmap for integrating mobile devices into classroom teachingpart of the company’s BYODedu initiative, . On- the- ground activities will include a roundtable discussions with educators and administrators, to raise explore key questions about BYOD—and then find pedagogical solutionsshare best practices and ideas.
TCEA The rrRoundtables will be moderated by Sharon Campbell, was has spent the past 23 years as a a middle school teacher in from Napa, CA, who is and internationally recognized for building participant-centered, project-based learning models that blend classroom and neighborhood learninghas won several A+ for Education grants. Her students and classroom were used as the model for Project Based Education at the Global Educator's conference in London and featured in the Taiwan Commonwealth Educators Journal. In 2009, she was named California School Master, the oldest and most prestigious California education award.
CEO Kevin Pawsey, the CEO of EXO U, said,tated: “The North American launch of Ormi supports our refined go-to-market strategy, formulated in October, to launch with full distribution capability, early in the BYOD market growth surge, where we see over 40% of school districts issuing policies.”
“I have spent my career trying to improve education,” said Campbell, “and I think technology can be an enormous help when managed properly. I look forward to a lively discussion with my fellow educators, and I hope everyone will come away from the roundtable with some ideas that they can implement in their classrooms.”
The Llaunch day will feature demonstrations of Ormi for educators, distributors, and manufacturers at the Qomo booth #635 on the trade show floor. D, with drop-ins are welcome. For those not attending the convention, EXO U is happy to arrange an online demonstration at your convenience. To make an appointment to experience Ormi at TCEA or online, please contact Kayla BrownJohn Butzin at firstname.lastname@example.org or / (512) 690-.6639.
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