Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011
uBoost, the nation’s premiere online student performance recognition and rewards platform, announced today a partnership with Educate Online. K-12 students enrolled in programs throughout the nation will receive automated feedback through uBoost’s drop-in widget and seamless access to a customized rewards platform.
Students enrolled in Educate Online’s programs will earn points based on their progress. Students will have access to a customized rewards site featuring exclusive games, contests, and rewards including books, electronics, sports gear, and charitable giving opportunities. Closing the feedback loop between students and educators in online learning environments is critical in maintaining student engagement. By leveraging proven gaming concepts like real-time messages, leaderboards, badges, and leveling, online providers can deliver recognition in ways that are relevant and meaningful to today’s learner.
“uBoost provides Educate Online a customized, integrated solution for our rewards programs. In addition to the thousands of award choices they provide, there are avatars and mini games that students need to earn points to intact with. The social component with built-in gaming mechanics is what really sold us”, said David Blair, President of Operations at Educate Online.
We are pleased to partner with Educate Online, a national leader in quality tutoring with an impressive record of effectiveness”, said John Bower, CEO of uBoost. “We believe they will see the increased performance and student retention that other uBoost clients have seen after integrating our student motivation tools.”
uBoost is the nation’s largest rewards company focused on education and provides educators with an automated solution to deliver relevant recognition for positive behaviors and incremental academic achievement.
Students are motivated by different forms of feedback; uBoost recognizes their achievements with performance-based badges, leaderboards, daily email alerts, experience points, and currency redeemable for rewards clients select, including charitable giving opportunities, playtime on uBoost-exclusive games, merchandise, and gift cards.
Partnering with publishers, school districts, online schools, tutoring companies and private education companies, uBoost designs customized programs that foster student motivation, improve classroom behavior, and encourage parent engagement.
- Online virtual schools like K12, Inc. and Connections Academy use uBoost to reach their student course completion and retention goals.
- Tutoring companies like Kaplan drive student engagement, loyalty, and referrals with programs hosted and designed by uBoost.
- Curriculum content providers like Education2020 and Scientific Learning offers their subscribers direct access to uBoost via single sign on from their current user interface to sustain their engagement and increase positive learning behaviors.
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About Educate Online
Educate Online, LLC, is a leading provider of personalized online instruction. Our instructional programs create academic plans customized for individual students’ needs. Certified teachers provide real-time, one-on-one instruction to help students learn key concepts, fill learning gaps, and get on track for academic success. We partner with school districts, higher education institutions, and parents and families to deliver unmatched targeted instruction that improves student achievement.
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