Tag: Teachers

ABCmouse Brings Master Teachers and Daily Classroom Instruction into the Home with the Launch of My ABCmouse Classroom Live!

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 22, 2020–

Age of Learning, Inc., the education innovator behind ABCmouse Early Learning Academy, today announced the launch of My ABCmouse Classroom Live!, an engaging new learning experience within ABCmouse featuring a daily schedule of video lessons from master teachers streamed on demand and curriculum-based instruction and activities to help children learn independently at home.

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My ABCmouse Classroom Live!, available in ABCmouse, delivers a new experience to help children learn independently at home. (Graphic: Business Wire)

This new service, exclusively available to ABCmouse users as a value-added feature at no additional cost, was inspired by the current unprecedented times in children’s education. With parents and caregivers across the U.S. juggling the demands of work while trying to meet the educational needs of their children, My ABCmouse Classroom Live! provides a new, safe, and trustworthy

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Can’t say teachers are safer in class than at Walmart

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Going back to school amid COVID-19 outbreaks means uncertainty and fear for students and teachers, but staying home presents problems too.

USA TODAY

The claim: Teachers are safer in the classroom than they are at Walmart

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools shut down nationwide in attempt to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. Months later, community outbreaks continue as some students and teachers return to the classroom with in-person instruction.

While classrooms have implemented safety steps to mitigate the challenges of reopening — such as mask requirements, social distancing measures and temperature checks — parents and teachers fear for the possibility of a widespread outbreak. Yet others claim teachers are safer in a classroom “bubble” than they are in public spaces.

“TEACHERS ARE SAFER IN THE CLASSROOMS THAN THEY ARE AT WALMART,” reads a Facebook post from late July has been shared over 1,200 times.

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VIPKid Partners with Mastercard to Offer New Payment Option for the 100,000 Online Teachers on the VIPKid Platform in the U.S. and Canada

VIPKid, an industry-leading English-language learning education technology platform, is partnering with Mastercard to provide the teachers on its platform with the option to receive payment through a VIPKid Prepaid Mastercard® for the first time. daVinci Payments is facilitating the partnership to enable this streamlined payment solution for teachers on the VIPKid platform in the U.S. and Canada.

Through this partnership, teachers on the VIPKid platform will have the ability to gain faster access to their earned service fees, an opportunity to separate business and personal funds, and access to request a companion card for an authorized user.

Offering tiered card access through a VIPKid Prepaid Mastercard will provide teachers with a suite of products and offerings including instant cash back at thousands of retailers, discounts on financial wellness tools, device protection insurance, and extended retail warranty insurance*. The cards are also embellished with the VIPKid brand and company mascot,

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