Kajeet for Education™ Partners with Tutors with Computers to Deliver Supplemental Educational Services to Underprivileged Students
The safe, scalable, kajeet mobile learning solution joins an innovative educational technology company to deliver a unique tutoring platform for low-income students
Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) August 16th, 2011: Kajeet for Education (http://www.KajeetforEducation.com) is pleased to announce its collaboration with Tutors with Computers, a leading provider of educational technology, to support the delivery of supplemental educational services to low-income students. A unique solution, Tutors with Computers delivers vocabulary and critical reasoning lessons to students through a variety of mobile devices, including cell phones, tablets and/or netbooks. By integrating educational content with the latest technology, Tutors with Computers provides programs that allow students to learn at their own pace, work according to their own schedule and location, and improve their reading comprehension. Kajeet for Education will provide the safe, mobile technology environment for students enrolled with Tutors with Computers.
“Kajeet for Education is thrilled to help Tutors with Computers achieve their mission of helping underprivileged children excel in their academic achievements. One of the key reasons we launched Kajeet for Education is to provide an affordable, agile mobile learning solution for children who may not otherwise have access to these resources. We’re proud to contribute to such an important—and innovative—educational service,” said Daniel Neal, CEO and founder of Kajeet.
Students enrolled in the Tutors with Computers reading program are issued a Kajeet cell phone, through which customized tutoring is delivered, giving them the freedom to manage lessons at a comfortable pace and from any location, a convenient way to focus without distractions from other students, and a sense of self-confidence as they reach key milestones of the Tutors with Computers curriculum.
“We are excited to have Kajeet as a partner because of their industry-leading functionality, stability, and reputation. We need to provide our students with the best mobile service available to enable them to learn the reading skills they need to do better in school, graduate on time, and be college- and career-ready,” said Vince Cordero, CEO of Tutors with Computers.
As the 2011-2012 school year continues, Kajeet for Education and Tutors with Computers will explore additional ways to enhance the efficiency of the existing tutoring platform.
Operated by Kajeet, Inc., creators of the award-winning safest cell phone for kids, Kajeet for Education brings expertise in mobile technology to the classroom to provide students with a mobile learning environment that can be accessed virtually anytime, anywhere. Tutors with Computers integrates the latest educational research with technology to provide low-income students the supplemental tutoring they need to secure a brighter future.
About Kajeet for Education
Kajeet for Education provides an affordable, safe, scalable solution to bring Internet-capable mobile devices to students everywhere.
Based in Bethesda, MD, Kajeet for Education is operated by Kajeet, Inc., creators of the award-winning safest cell phone for kids™. Founded in 2003, Kajeet was designed to provide kids with everything they need to safely explore the world of mobile technology. It includes a full suite of online parental controls to help families customize and manage every aspect of their Kajeet cell phone experience. Kajeet for Education leverages Kajeet’s expertise in the classroom to provide students with a safe mobile learning experience. For more information about Kajeet for Education, please visit http://www.KajeetforEducation.com.
About Tutors with Computers
One of the nation’s largest providers of supplemental educational services, Austin-based Tutors with Computers is an educational technology and services company that serves low-income and underperforming schools. As a leader in the innovative use of educational technology, Tutors with Computers offers an effective method for engaging students and promoting proficiency in the academic skills that serve as the foundation for a high-quality education. By supporting improved grades, higher test scores, and enhanced college readiness for public school students, the company progresses toward its vision of “A World Above Grade Level.” Learn more about Tutors with Computers at http://www.tutorswithcomputers.com.
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