Monthly Archives: February 2019

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Karrick Learns to Read with Immersive Reader

By |2019-02-25T20:04:13+00:00February 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A young child excited to read a book; this is a welcome sight for any parent, but for Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, it was a moment of particular significance. Their second-grade son Karrick is dyslexic and had struggled with reading for a long time. Then Karrick discovered Immersive Reader, a reading tool supporting people with dyslexia, and everything changed. He gained confidence and an excitement for reading and remains hungry for more. What other solutions are out there waiting for your students? At Bitnet Solutions Ltd we want to help you find out. Contact us to learn more.

Closing the STEM Gap: 5 insights that can make a difference for girls and young women

By |2019-02-22T12:53:05+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

90% of girls describe themselves as creative and 72% want a job that helps the world; solving the problems of the future will require creative individuals with STEM skillsets. Seems like a win for everyone, so how can we get more girls involved in STEM? There is more than one answer, but we can start with providing role models and real-world connections to young girls, allowing them to understand where STEM skills can take them and picture themselves in those roles. At Bitnet Solutions Ltd, we recognize the importance and the benefits of getting more girls involved in STEM. Contact us to learn more.

Maximizing grant funding for your STEM initiatives

By |2019-02-18T14:59:29+00:00February 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

STEM jobs are growing and profitable, with STEM workers tending to outearn other fields by around 26%. However, investing in STEM technology and other resources is often unfeasible for district budgets. Luckily, the value of STEM learning and technologies in schools is recognized by federal, state, and private grantmakers alike; meaning the dollars are out there if you know where to look. Utilise this guide to sort through the overwhelming beginning of grant searches. Identify and nail the perfect application for the grant that best fits your needs, securing funding for incredibly valuable STEM technology and programs that will benefit all of your students.

The Value of Certification

By |2019-02-11T22:04:54+00:00February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recent graduates, of both high school and college, are chock full of knowledge and ideas. In order for them to have the greatest impact on their own lives and the lives of others, they first need to stand out from the pack and effectively communicate their insights with others. That is what Microsoft Imagine Academy can provide: opportunity for students to earn valuable and relevant certifications that boost resumes and applications, and the know-how to proficiently and clearly communicate with their peers. At Bitnet Solutions Ltd, we believe that no matter where someone chooses to take their talents, we can help them get there.

Enabling Analytics for Improvement ‒ Lessons from Year 2 of Fresno’s Personalized Learning Initiative

By |2019-02-04T16:45:49+00:00February 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

How to do you keep the momentum rolling for initiatives? First, you need to understand your current success: what's working and where can we improve? Second, you need to communicate that success to parents, teachers, principals, and anyone one else with a stake in student progress. Fresno Unified's Personalized Learning Initiative, in partnership with #Microsoft, Digital Promise, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, integrated learning analytics to do just that. In this year 2 report, the results speak for themselves: The initiative is accomplishing its goals of closing achievement gaps and preparing students for "as yet imagined futures." Let's keep this momentum going to improve the lives of all students!