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Press Release: EduTone Announces JetLag Learning with simCEO Joins the Single Sign-On Marketplace
EduTone Single Sign-On Marketplace part of Intel Education is Coming Soon
Alameda, CA – February 27, 2014. EduTone Corporation announced today that JetLag Learning and their flagship product, simCEO, has joined the EduTone Single Sign-On (SSO) Marketplace Part of Intel Education which is an on-demand catalog of cloud-hosted, third party try and buy services for the K-12 education market segment. JetLag Learnings’ simCEO is an entrepreneurial simulation where students create their own companies online and then invest in others’ companies to maximize their investment portfolio within a classroom stock market. The dynamic environment is customized by the teacher who can add real or fictional news to encourage student adjustments.
“simCEO creates a unique learning experience through simulation for students and we are very happy make it available in the EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education,” said Julian Mobbs, CEO of EduTone. “We believe the world of gaming and simulation is growing rapidly and simCEO is an excellent product to lead the way,” continued Mobbs.“We’re excited to take part in the EduTone SSO Marketplace Part of Intel Education,” said Derek Luebbe, Founder simCEO. “It’s a great example of a catalyst that will help improve student outcomes by giving teachers and schools more power in the process. We’re thrilled to have simCEO play a part in the process,” continued Luebbe.
The EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education is coming soon and will be accessible through the EduTone SSO Passport which enables distribution partners to offer school customers the ability to immediately provision any best of breed, web-enabled content or software services to their teachers and students from an on-demand catalog.
About EduTone Corporation
EduTone provides cutting edge, cloud-based, device and platform agnostic services specifically designed for today’s K-20 institutions. EduTone Xchange™, its multiple award-winning, fully-integrated, customisable, end-to-end services delivery platform provides educational institutions with secure Single Sign-On, automated role/policy-based provisioning and identity management for all web-enabled applications, content and communities. The Edutone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education, is a one-stop shop for on-demand marketing and distribution of learning resources including Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Online Courses and downloadable Digital Assets. EduTone Corporation is a privately held corporation headquartered in Alameda, California.For more information, go to: http://www.edutone.com
About JetLag Learning
Based out of Hendersonville, NC, Jetlag Learning aims to rethink education by putting a learner’s interest at the forefront and engaging students in relevant tasks and meaningful play. It’s flagship program, simCEO, won the SIIA Innovation Incubator Award for the Most Innovative Educational Technology Product for 2013.