- Game Changing Technologies, Inc. (“GCT”) announced it is partnering with Education Revolution to bring the award-winning Socrates Learning Platform to teachers and students in the Native American Tribes for free through the end of the school year while schools are impacted by COVID-19.
The following statement was issued by Dr. Ralph Thomas, Socrates President and Chief Technology Officer:
“We recognize that parents and teachers are looking for ways to make their time at home productive to continue their learning journey and be in the best position to continue their education when school resumes. This is a challenge as we don't know how long this crisis will last or the impact on the balance of the school year. GCT and the Socrates team want to do what we can to help.
"In response to this crisis, we have made the Socrates Learning Platform available to all impacted students in the Tribal Nations for the rest of the school year and through the summer at no charge. Teachers will be able to use Socrates to assign practice, assessments, and homework to their students remotely and monitor results if desired, or they can allow the Socrates engine to progress the child automatically. Parents will know their child is continuing to learn while at home, and students can continue to learn while having fun in the Socrates learning environment.”
This assistance is available to any teacher, administrator, parent or child in the Native American Tribes impacted by this crisis.
Game Changing Technologies, Inc. (“GCT”) provides “game-changing” technologies and solutions to the gaming industry (Tribal and non-Tribal). GCT is a well-recognized leader in the industry. Today’s fast-changing and complex business environment requires sophisticated tools and specialized expertise. That is why GCT works hard to make available the best technology solutions to the gaming industry to help casino operators improve both operational performance and the customer experience. Through strong and well-proven partnerships, GCT brings operators the best technologies in the industry, which combined with GCT’s own highly sought-after expertise, provide a winning and reliable solution for operators. The Socrates partnership allows GCT to now offer technology solutions directly to the Tribes themselves for the benefit of Tribal members and future generations.
Andrew Cardno, CEO
GCT’s future initiative will adapt the Socrates Learning Program for education in Native American Languages. Socrates, created by Education Revolution, LLC in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an award-winning learning platform created in partnership with the National Science Foundation. Socrates uses artificial intelligence to personalize learning for each student, adjusting in real time to their needs across over 2,000 detailed topics of knowledge. Socrates makes learning fun through 18 gamification elements, encouraging children to learn and progress more. Socrates includes hundreds of learning videos aligned to standards.
Dr. Ralph Tomas, President and Chief Technology Officer
Source: Game Changing Technologies
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