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2300 Corporate Park Drive

Herndon, VA 20171

United States

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ry College's pedagogy to help students gain a stronger base of comprehension and accelerate language acquisition. The age-appropriate language courses, which can be implemented fully online, in a blended learning environment or as supplemental material, use instructional tools such as animation, music, videos and other authentic materials to immerse students in the language and culture of study. Chinese, French, German, Latin and Spanish courses for elementary, middle and high school students are available, and additional courses are in development to create a suite of world language offerings. The joint venture also operates summer residential language academies, an immersive program for middle and high school students. Academy students live in language by taking the Language Pledge, a promise to communicate solely in their language of study for four weeks. Instruction is offered in Arabic, Chinese, French, German and Spanish at multiple college campuses in the United States and in Beijing, China. Innovative Learning Applications Mobile Learning: The company has created a limited number of mobile tools and applications. Eight new mobile applications were delivered in fiscal year 2013 for a total of 21 applications available for download. Three of its new apps were created in HTML5. As of June 30, 2013, these apps have been downloaded approximately 740,000 times. The company deploys educational tools for the mobile environment. With the increase in the use of mobile devices, the company’s mobile applications would create the ability for a student to learn on-the-go, allowing for more continuous learning, engagement and mastery of content. The company offers certain applications for both phones and tablets available via Apple, Google Play and the Amazon marketplace, adapting many of its curriculum features for the mobile application space. The company works on solutions that facilitate the deployment of its curriculum on mobile devices. Interactive Games: An active educational games initiative is delivering new methods for engagement, practice, and review of K-12 concepts, including narrative/immersive styles, rewards, persistent data, complex algorithms, etc. These games make use of research and educational best practices, and address targeted learning objectives. It has delivered a total of nine interactive games, and a review and practice portal called Noodleverse. As of June 30, 2013, Noodleverse included approximately 3,000 activities. Noodleverse is designed for K-3 students in conjunction with a new language arts program. Virtual Labs: The company has delivered alternatives for its educational partners who desire materials-free curriculum. This includes converting approximately 59 existing materials-based high school Science labs into interactive virtual labs and video lab simulations that meet state standards and maintain teaching the original learning objectives. In high school chemistry, the company developed a virtual laboratory on chromatography, in which students separate a number of inks into their component pigments. This laboratory is performed at a virtual lab bench with all the materials and with the same procedures high school students would use in a physical chemistry laboratory. eBook and Digital Book Distribution: As of June 30, 2013, the company had converted 54 K-12 textbooks used across 61 courses into an electronic format, including textbooks, reference guides, literature readers, and lab manuals. This digital delivery ability enables the company to offer options to its customers through interactive online books that improve the student's reading experience, reinforce the student's learning approach, and create a new method for delivering book and print materials. Each offline book is converted into an electronic book format with a custom user interface to be viewed through a standard Web browser or a commercially available electronic reader (Kindle, Nook, etc.). Adaptive Learning: The company has learning management systems and could build courses that are adaptive, which enable individualized learning experiences as the course ‘adapts’ at primary points to student behavior and

 

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