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Press Release: EduTone Announces Science Bits Joins the Single Sign-On Marketplace

EduTone Single Sign-On Marketplace part of Intel Education is Coming Soon

Alameda, CA – March 26, 2014. EduTone Corporation announced today that Science Bits 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. Science Bits is a repository of multimedia science lessons designed to fire up your science class. We offer a new instructional science resource designed to foster educational practice through supporting teacher immersion in the constructivist model and in the use of IT in the classroom. Science Bits lessons include all the elements of a complete 5E constructivist learning process, from engaging students to evaluating them, using high quality multimedia interactive content.

“We are happy that Science Bits has joined the EduTone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education,” said Julian Mobbs, CEO of EduTone. “It is exciting to have a World Class company like Science Bits that can really excite students about Science as part of the Marketplace,” continued Julian.“We’re excited to partake in the Edutone SSO Marketplace part of Intel Education because this service makes excellent resources — both from a technological and an educational perspective—easily available to teachers and students worldwide,” said Ariadna Álvarez, Director of Science Bits. “This service grants us the opportunity to offer content that engages students and supports teacher immersion in the 5E constructivist model and in the use of IT in the classroom,” continued Ariadna.

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 Science Bits
Behind the Science Bits project there is a multidisciplinary team of science teachers, educators, video editors, and multimedia professionals. Our goal is to provide teachers with tools that promote a high quality science education. Science is not a body of immutable facts that must be memorized, but an exciting way of obtaining new knowledge and understanding the world around us. Hence, we adhere to the constructivist 5E learning model, which promotes real understanding and engages students in science learning while helping them understand the relevance of science to their lives. We would like to play an active role in promoting the change from a transmission educational model, based on the transmission of facts from teacher to learner, to a constructivist one, based on inquiry, discovery and learning-by-doing. We think the best way to bring about this change is to empower teachers with user-friendly tools of great educational potential. For more information visit: http://www.science-bits.com/

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