Portland, OR – November 27, 2007 – Learning.com today announced a joint development agreement with Edumatics Corp. Inc., a subsidiary of Educomp Solutions LTD., to provide educators with innovative, Web-delivered curriculum solutions that support improved student learning outcomes. The agreement was signed by William Kelly, CEO of Learning.com and Sandeep Kumar, President of Edumatics Corp., on October 15th, 2007.
The two companies expect to announce the first of these curriculum solutions in early 2008.
Learning.com, the premier provider of Web-enhanced curriculum and assessment, focuses on innovative, results-oriented solutions that provide opportunities for students to model the new skills they are gaining, creating stronger connections to their learning, and to become flourishing 21st century citizens with the skills they need to learn, work and create.
In the United States, Educomp’s presence comes from its fully owned subsidiary, Edumatics Corp., based in Ventura, Calif. Educomp Solutions is the largest technology-driven education company in India. The company works closely with schools to implement innovative models to create and deliver content to enhance student learning.
"Edumatics gives us the ability to get new Web-delivered curriculum quickly into the hands of educators for expanded use of digital curriculum with their students," says William Kelly, CEO and cofounder of Learning.com. "We are excited to work with an organization of Edumatic’s stature, with its rich and deep history of producing high quality curriculum for both U.S. and international markets."
All digital curriculum developed under this joint agreement will be delivered through Learning.com’s innovative digital learning environment that allows teachers and administrators to individualize instruction, customize assignments, and quickly access student progress reports.
Learning.com’s current Web-delivered solutions include Aha!Math, a K-5 supplemental math curriculum; EasyTech, a K-8 technology literacy curriculum that helps students develop and apply technology skills to math, language arts, social studies and science, and TechLiteracy Assessment, an authentic assessment that measures and reports student technology skills and provides data to meet accountability requirements.
"We look forward to working with Learning.com, a pioneer in the field of Web-delivered instruction," says Shantanu Prakash, CEO of Educomp. "Learning.com’s digital learning environment is a proven platform upon which we will build comprehensive, engaging and effective solutions that can be accessed by students anytime, anywhere."
Learning.com, the premier provider of Web-enhanced curriculum and assessment, partners with schools and districts to improve student learning outcomes. The Portland, Ore.-based company transforms learning experiences through its understanding of the art and science of Web-based teaching and learning. Founded in 1999, it serves nearly two million students in schools across the United States. Its Web-delivered solutions are EasyTech, a proven, K-8 technology literacy curriculum that helps students develop and apply technology skills in math, language arts, social studies and science; TechLiteracy Assessment, an authentic technology proficiency assessment that provides educators with the data to understand how well students grasp foundational technology skills; and Aha!Math, an interactive K-5 supplemental math curriculum that supports teachers to improve students’ foundational math skills while developing their higher level problem-solving and reasoning skills. For more information, please visit www.learning.com or call 800-580-4640.
About Educomp Solutions Ltd.
Educomp Solutions Ltd, is the largest technology-driven education company in India. In the US Educomp’s presence is via its fully owned subsidiary, Edumatics Corporation, based in Ventura, Calif. Educomp serves more than 3.6 million learners and educators across India, the United States and Singapore. The company works closely with schools to implement innovative models to create and deliver content to enhance student learning. Educomp has been at the forefront of various pioneering initiatives in the e-education space. Notable among them are the "teacher-led" content system called Smart_Class that dramatically improved learning effectiveness in classrooms, development of India’s largest K12 content library with more than 12,000 modules of rich 3D content aligned to Indian and various international learning standards, India’s first structured pre-school learning system: Roots 2 Wings, online learning initiatives like Mathguru.com, and pioneering Education Process Outsourcing in India through the Learning Hour platform, which has emerged as a benchmark for many similar initiatives. For more information visit www.Educomp.com.