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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

October 20, 2014

PowerUpEDU Announces Strategic Partnership with Tablet and Computer Management Specialist mPowered IT

Marietta, GA – PowerUpEDU, a market leader in helping schools bridge the gap between technology and instruction, today announced a strategic partnership with mPowered IT, a technology services provider specializing in tablet and computer network management.

“Having partnered so closely with both public and private schools, we found they are struggling with the deployment, security, control, and ongoing management of tablets and iPads. What educators require is a cost effective, fixed-fee option that is predictable and does not require the precious time of their teachers and administrators” said Jerry Gaillard co-founder of PowerUpEDU. 

The partnership with mPowered IT brings with it a revolutionary new service called “Engage” which provides a suite of packaged services including tablet deployment and ongoing management. The partnership also makes other key IT services available that schools are clearly in need of, including computer and network support, firewall security with bandwidth management and content blocking, cloud hosting services, and backup and disaster recovery services, all for a budget friendly fixed-fee.

”We are thrilled to have entered into this partnership with the team at PowerUpEDU” said John Mamon, CEO of mPowered IT. “We have already seen great excitement from the education market about our ability to take away all of the headaches associated with deploying and managing tablets so they can just focus on creating a dynamic teaching and learning environment”.

“The ‘Engage’ program allows our schools to effectively deploy and manage tablets, keeping their focus where it matters:  using tablets to increase student achievement” added Gaillard.

For more information on the partnership or the Engage program, contact:

Jerry Gaillard                                                                                                        

jerry@powerupedu.com

29 North Park Square

Suite 200

Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 404.596.5723

 
Promethean’s ClassFlow Is Now Award Winning!
Over the past several weeks ClassFlow has been the recipient of 2 major awards. The first, a 2014 ComputED Gazette BESSIE Award! The BESSIE Awards target innovative and content-rich websites, applications and software programs that provide teachers and parents with the necessary technology to promote educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide. ClassFlow was selected as the Top Lesson Planning Website in the Teacher Tools category.
Most recently ClassFlow was awarded with the Educators’ Choice Award from the SIIA Innovation Incubator Awards! SIIA’s Innovation Incubator program identifies and supports entrepreneurs in their development and distribution of innovative learning technologies. The program began in 2006 and has provided mentorship for dozens of successful products and companies in their efforts to improve education through the use of software, digital content and related technologies. The Educator’s Choice Award is voted on by educators from around the world.
Want to know more about ClassFlow?  For Details and complimentary ClassFlow account, contact PowerUp EDU!

 

 

 

Contact:  Debbie Gaillard
Debbie@powerupedu.com
Phone:  888.517.3824, 404.596.5744

 For Immediate Release

PowerUp EDU to Revolutionize the Classroom

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s,
we rob them of their tomorrow”, John Dewey

Believing every child should reach their full potential, today TPS Interactive announces a new division focused on serving the next generation’s classroom; a classroom that provides better learning results, is less stressful for teachers to lead and costs less to equip and operate.  The Powered Up classroom.

The United States has been a world leader in education for generations, but now, student test scores indicate US classroom effectiveness is falling behind other parts of the world.  Our teachers have increased challenges with new requirements, standards, and protocols.

Other industries have been transformed by utilizing technology solutions to dramatically improve effectiveness, productivity and empower its leaders. In contrast, today’s classroom is largely unchanged from the classroom of our parents and grandparents.  Today’s popular handheld devices have limited use in classrooms and are not well utilized.  Often, students are even directed to “power down” those devices at the beginning of the school day.  Schools that purchase technology only, sometimes find the products fall short of the desired outcome.  Additionally, while ideal for consumer and business environments, schools find that student-provided technology also falls short in classroom effectiveness.  Student devices may be brought into classrooms with inadequately equipped infrastructures, and teachers may lack sufficient training on the integration of that technology into a cohesive classroom solution.

PowerUp EDU simplifies the classroom by creating learning environments that dramatically improve the teachers’ ability to motivate & engage learners, to teach more effectively with reduced effort, thus improving student engagement, motivation, retention and learning.  “PowerUp EDU provides our classroom with solutions, not just technology or products.  The solutions provided in their EDUTalk training series enable teachers to better engage students, focus on individual student needs & help reduce the teacher’s cognitive overload at the same time” said Tamara Spafford, Executive Director of The LionHeart School.

PowerUp EDU is bridging the gap between technology and instruction for more positive results in today’s classroom.  PowerUp EDU is a One Stop Shop for consulting, professional development and integration of systems technology into cohesive solutions for today’s classroom, more effectively leveraging the power of individualized and personalized learning at a lower cost than other alternatives.

Contact PowerUp EDU 404.596.5744, 888.517.3824 or visit PowerUpEDU.com for more information.

 

PowerUp EDU is a Georgia-based interactive technology company that has assisted hundreds of schools, commercial and government accounts nationally with consulting, interactive technology integration and professional development.  TPS Interactive will continue to provide interactive technology and training solutions in the government and commercial markets.

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Instructional Technology Awareness for School Leaders

 

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