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Press Release: Turning Technologies and LearnPad Announce Strategic Partnership

Turning Technologies’ Insight 360 to integrate with LearnPad’s tablet solutions.

Youngstown, OH – July 21, 2014 – Turning Technologies, the global leading partner for learning engagement and assessment services, announced today a strategic partnership with LearnPad, a premier provider of multi-platform classroom tablet solutions. LearnPad’s family of hardware devices will now run Turning Technologies Insight 360 software, an interactive, mobile instructional platform for both teachers and students that creates collaborative classroom environments. Software will be pre-installed on tablets, providing online and offline modes for real-time assessments during lessons.

“Our dedication to providing a superior customer experience includes partnering with dependable tools that enhance teaching and learning styles,” said Turning Technologies’ CEO Mike Broderick. “The LearnPad solution fits directly into our mission to manage, enhance and deliver instructional and assessment content in ways that improve learner success. Combined with the powerful Insight 360 engine, teachers are afforded a truly mobile solution that supports modern pedagogical best practices for interactive classrooms. We are looking forward to future collaboration with LearnPad.”

LearnPad provides award-winning classroom tablets designed to enhance, support and simplify instruction. Teachers can control and view student responses from any LearnPad device, establishing new opportunities to personalize lesson planning and create a more engaged learning experience. LearnPads are specifically designed for learning environments and provide exclusive supervision, control and differentiated instruction opportunities for effective device implementation. The solution adds Insight 360 to its list of curriculum resources, including tablet applications, websites and Flash-based eLearning content from a secured, customizable menu system.
Insight 360 is a personalized instructional platform that facilitates and simplifies content planning, delivery and real-time assessment. Insight 360 acts as a digital version of the 21st century classroom, providing access to multiple edtech tools and content in one, convenient application without having to jump between resources. Platform is highly customizable so teachers can implement tools as they determine the needs of learners. Software is driven by a computer and launched via the Teacher App, allowing greater teacher mobility during lessons. Students view instructional material and respond to interactive questions, unique constructed response assignments or assessments with tablets. Teachers view instant feedback and results on their device.

“LearnPad is excited to be able to work with one of the best software providers in the educational market, Turning Technologies, to ensure our shared users experience only the best education solution possible,” said Chris Klein, VP of LearnPad Services. “Having great hardware and a great platform is only part of the puzzle. Focusing on the highest quality applications is also key to making a difference. Insight 360 is a fantastic product that we are excited to be able to offer – improving and expanding on the LearnPad Solution; and I know our customers will agree.”

About Turning Technologies:
Turning Technologies creates leading instructional, assessment delivery and data collection solutions for learning environments. Founded in 2002, the company began with the development of response technology that was affordable, user-friendly and better documented so that users could easily grasp its benefits. Today, over 15 million response devices have been delivered to K-12 schools, universities and businesses worldwide. As the recognized leading provider of assessment delivery and data collection systems, Turning acquired eInstruction in 2013 to expand both its market share and product offerings across all industry segments. eInstruction is a proud pioneer in education technology with more than 30 years of experience and a diversified solution set that includes innovative classroom instruction systems, interactive whiteboards, research-based software and professional development that facilitate significantly higher levels of collaboration, engagement and achievement across all stages of the learning process. Adding to its robust product portfolio, Turning also now offers the Triton Data Collection System, a technology-enabled testing solution that combines the front end ease of paper testing with the efficiencies of computer-based testing, rock solid reliability and security for various assessment and certification environments. Based in Youngstown, OH, information on Turning Technologies can be found at www.TurningTechnologies.com. Follow @TurningTech.

About LearnPad:
LearnPad offers a classroom tablet solution that enhances, supports and simplifies teaching and learning. Implementing LearnPad gives teachers an intuitive way to supervise and control student devices, lessons and activities, easily enabling differentiation of instruction and access to digital content. LearnPad supports the shift in teaching from whole class to personalized learning, enabling the delivery of new and existing materials at the right pace and level for each child’s needs. Our educators and professionals partner with teachers, administrators and school communities to make sure our solutions transform learning in the UK, US, Europe and Latin America. Learn more at http://learnpad.com.

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