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Press Release: ADAPTIVE CURRICULUM AND JP – INSPIRING KNOWLEDGE PARTNER TO COMBINE HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE INTO LEARNING TOOL FOR WORLDWIDE INITIATIVE
Scottsdale, Ariz. — Feb. 8, 2013 — Adaptive Curriculum (AC), an award-winning web-based concept mastery solution for math and science, has entered into a partnership with JP – Inspiring Knowledge (JP-IK), a global leader in ICT-based educational initiatives, dedicated to the design, development and distribution of technology solutions. The new alliance will combine hardware from JP-IK with Adaptive Curriculum’s education solutions to create an inclusive learning tool for schools across the world.
Based in Portugal, JP-IK manufactures and distributes Intel Classmate-based devices within a popular line of rugged netbooks, tablets, and convertible PC’s that have proven popular in schools all over the world. Under the new agreement, JP-IK will distribute Adaptive Curriculum’s AC Math and AC Science solutions as well as Vitamina, the company’s Spanish instructional solution developed specifically for Latin America.
“Our goal is to become a one-stop shop that Ministries of Education can rely on for professional services, academic content, implementation and professional development,” said Jorge Sá Couto, Chairman of JP-IK. “Adaptive Curriculum shares our vision of fostering human development through technology. That, coupled with the quality of their instructional content and approach, made them our choice for this enterprise.”
The integration of AC solutions fulfills JP-IK’s mission of providing high-quality instructional content and is also part of JP-IK’s centralized software approach, which is designed to facilitate effective management of its technology systems and ensure that content is accessible in different ways. AC’s active learning approach also further s JP-IK’s goal of introducing teachers and students to a new way of teaching and learning, respectively.
“JP-IK has established itself as the largest Intel OEM with significant distribution in Latin America. When the World Bank funds initiatives in places like Portugal, Peru, Venezuela, Argentina, the Middle East, etc., devices from JP-IK are almost always a key component,” said Jim Bowler, CEO of Adaptive Curriculum. “With their global reach and leadership position in ICT-based education, we couldn’t ask for a better partner for helping to develop the world’s future scientists and mathematicians.”
About JP – Inspiring Knowledge
JP – Inspiring Knowledge is dedicated to the design, development and distribution of Technological Solutions, leader of a global reference initiative pioneering ICT-based Education. JP-IK is the world’s largest OEM deploying Intel Classmate-based educational netbooks. Currently operating in more than 70 countries directly or through partners, JP-IK has delivered over four million mg series netbooks worldwide.
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About Adaptive Curriculum
Designed for grades 6-12, Adaptive Curriculum’s web-based math and science solutions are used by more than 3 million students in the United States, Europe and Asia. Across the world, experts in math, science and online learning theory contribute to the content and design of the interactive activities to deliver effective instruction that improves performance on high-stakes tests and enhances college and career readiness.
Adaptive Curriculum is part of Sebit Inc., a global eLearning company and leader in digital curriculum innovation. For more information please call 1-888-999-9319 or visit www.adaptivecurriculum.com.