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February 2, 2016

Learning Bird. Learning Bird Adds Quizzes. Learning Bird announced it has added quizzes to its award-winning learning platform. This makes it easier for teachers to easily create and assign quizzes and for students to test their understanding of a topic. Teachers have direct access to tens of thousands of topic-aligned questions that they can use to build quizzes. This allows them to easily check for understanding and respond quickly and intervene as needed. Administrators can now also see reports on overall Learning Bird usage and can view student results and progress at the individual, class, and school levels. [Full Announcement].

November 18, 2015

Learning Bird. Learning Bird’s new release makes differentiated instruction easy, scalable. Learning Bird announced today a significant update to its award-winning learning platform. The latest release of Learning Bird is designed to further empower teachers in offering differentiated instruction in their classroom by allowing them to easily assign specific lessons to individual students or groups of students. Teachers can upload their class lists into the platform and can then selectively assign individual lessons or playlists of lessons for students to complete. Teachers can even set due dates for lesson assignments and can check back any time to see which students have completed the assignments and whether they found the assignment helpful or not. [Full Announcement].

October 13, 2015

Learning Bird. Learning Bird Announces Three New Hires. Learning Bird, an innovative online learning platform for grade 6-12 student success, has announced three key hires to support company growth and expansion plans, according to CEO Henry Ryan. [Full Announcement].

May 27, 2015

Learning Bird. CEO Henry Ryan busy promoting role of social ventures in education. Henry Ryan, CEO of Montreal-based Learning Bird, an award-winning education technology company, has been promoting the important role of social ventures in education. Today, Ryan and Learning Bird are part of the launch group for Social Venture Connexion (SVX) Québec, a new full-service, non-profit platform for social enterprises and impact investors, held at the Montreal (Stock) Exchange. [Full Announcement].

February 19, 2015

Learning Bird. Survey reveals two-thirds of schools are using digital resources to boost student performance. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. and Canadian K-12 school districts are executing digital content plans aimed at helping students succeed in and out of the classroom, according to a recent survey conducted by cloud-based differentiated learning application Learning Bird. The survey results reveal 65 percent of school districts are transitioning to digital learning environments that align digital content with curricula while also providing teachers with professional development opportunities. [Full Announcement].