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Make a Wish and American Ninja Warrior

Kivuto Grants Ottawa Child’s Make-a-Wish®

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OTTAWA, Ontario — June 15, 2016 —Logan is a seven-year-old boy with a heart condition and a real fan of American Ninja Warrior.  Make-A-Wish ® Eastern Ontario is sending him to the season finale of the sports competition in Las Vegas, Nevada this week.  This is thanks to the generosity of Kivuto who raised $10,000 to adopt Logan’s wish through Make-A-Wish ® Eastern Ontario. Kivuto hosted a special wish reveal party for Logan to announce that his wish would come true. …

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Texidium, by Kivuto

Going Digital: How Schools, Students, and Faculty Benefit From Texidium

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Texidium by Kivuto is an eReader that lets students and faculty access digital textbooks on any device, anywhere, any time – online and offline. Texidium reduces resource costs, opens immediate access to course material and software, and creates a collaborative learning experience. Here are some of the many ways that students, educators, and schools as a whole benefit from the platform. Benefits for students Receive significant discounts on digital resources. Mark up pages and tag notes to organize key info…

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IBM SPSS

Three Key IBM SPSS Tools for Schools

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IBM’s SPSS suite offers schools a powerful roster of tools for exploring data, predicting trends, and analyzing statistics. Eligible academic organizations can even download the IBM SPSS line at exclusive pricing though OnTheHub. Here are three great IBM SPSS programs that schools can take advantage of: IBM SPSS Statistics: Solve business and research problems through multiple forms of analysis. Statistics is available for Windows and Mac and can be rented for 6 or 12 month periods. IBM SPSS Amos: Amos…

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SXSW Edu

10 Key Edtech Tips from SXSWedu

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One of the core themes of SXSWedu 2016 was that collaboration is crucial to advancing edtech. All stakeholders – students, educators, administrators and more – must have a voice to improve student success. Extend the conversation on edtech with these 10 valuable insights. [View the story “10 Key Edtech Tips from SXSWedu” on Storify]

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In-Tac: where business meets talent

Kivuto Receives In-TAC’s Capacity Builder Award for Supporting Immigrants

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OTTAWA, Ontario – May 10, 2016 – Kivuto has been honoured with the Capacity Builder Award by the International Talent Acquisition Centre (In-TAC) in recognition for supporting internationally-trained talent in the workforce. Over the last five years, 25% of new Kivuto staff have been hired through referrals from In-TAC, the employer services division of the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC). In addition to matching new Canadians with jobs, In-TAC offers cultural training to businesses on how to help international…

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Three new features for Texidium

3 Key Insights for Accessible Education Technology

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Whether we’re helping schools go digital with eTexts or providing discounts on software for students, we believe in alleviating barriers to education. That’s why accessibility in education technology is so important to us – everything we make for future classrooms must support all learners to truly further our goal. Developing our digital textbook platform Texidium and attending conferences such as the International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference has grown our knowledge base on accessibility best practices. We strive to…

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VMWare

Simplifying Learning Resources with VMware

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It’s all about simplifying steps to student success. We’re expanding our relationship with VMware to make it easier for schools to manage their resources. Colleges and universities worldwide now have improved access to the VMware IT Academy (VITA) program and the VMware Academic Program (VMAP) through our expanded support. Now, you can distribute all resources available through VMAP and VITA –in addition to software by Microsoft, Adobe, and more – on your school WebStore. The VMware Academic Subscription is available…

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ELMS Express - Five Features

5 Things Schools Should Know About ELMS Express

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If you’re subscribed to Adobe licensing, Microsoft Student Option, Microsoft Work at Home and more through us, you’ve seen how our ELMS (Electronic License Management System) Direct WebStore simplifies getting software securely to your students, faculty, and staff. Ready for the next level? Meet ELMS Express. Going Express means having full access to our range of customization options and the ability to manage all the software you need. Here are five features of ELMS Express that you should know: Direct…

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Kivuto and Future Ready

Kivuto and EduKinect Increase Access to Education Technology in India

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OTTAWA, Ontario — April 21, 2016 — Higher education organizations in India will have increased access to education technology through a strategic partnership between Kivuto Solutions and EduKinect. Schools in India will be able to use Texidium by Kivuto, Canada’s most comprehensive digital textbook eReader platform, through EduKinect to simplify the management of digital course materials. With Texidium, schools can improve student success by ensuring students have 100% of their course materials accessible 100% of the time from any device,…

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Texidium, by Kivuto

Kivuto Expands Digital Textbook Resources in India with Texidium Platform

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OTTAWA, Ontario — April 19, 2016 — Texidium, Canada’s most comprehensive digital textbook platform, is expanding its eText and eReader resources to students in India through Galgotias University. With Texidium, students can access their school notes, readings, and academic resources digitally – anytime, anywhere, and on any device, both online and offline. Developed by Kivuto Solutions in collaboration with leading publishers such as Nelson Education and Pearson, Texidium gives schools the tools they need to improve student success and cut…

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