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VINCI Partners with Oxford University Press on Digital Titles
Highly Esteemed University Publisher to Collaborate on Development of Five Titles for VINCI Curriculum
By: PR Newswire
Feb. 12, 2013 08:04 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rullingnet Corporation, home of VINCI Early Learning Systems, announced that it is partnering with Oxford University Press, the largest university press in the world, to develop five of their existing titles in digital format for VINCI products and incorporation in the award-winning VINCI Curriculum.
"We are proud to partner with such a prestigious group to develop digital content for our VINCI curriculum," said Dr. Dan Yang, Creator of VINCI. "We are committed to providing the highest quality content and education for children, and the partnership with Oxford University Press furthers our mission. It is the perfect addition to our recently announced Educators Solution which brings our curriculum into the classroom."
The VINCI Educators Solution is a unique educational ecosystem that provides educators with digital and tactical tools that they need to put students in their classrooms on the path to success. Combining cloud computing, tablet technology and data mining to collect real time data about each child's learning status, this solution helps every educator identify strengths and weaknesses of each child and provides a series of recommendations to help them prepare for academic success.
Vineeta Gupta, Head of Children's Dictionaries for Oxford University press, said 'We are delighted that content from Oxford Children's Dictionaries and the Oxford Very First Atlas will be available on the VINCI tablet for preschool children. The content is fun, friendly, and educational and will help prepare children for school."
The titles in development for VINCI will be released over the coming months and include:
VINCI was created as a new category of fun learning tools with the goal to engage, empower and educate children. By using a scaffolding teaching method designed by developmental psychologists and education experts, educators encourage children's curiosity with play based learning program at home or in school. VINCI Curriculum, the step by step digital learning program designed for preschool and kindergarten children was recently honored by CES 2013 Innovation Award.
About Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. It currently publishes thousands of new publications a year, has offices in around fifty countries, and employs more than 6,000 people worldwide. It has become familiar to millions through a diverse publishing programme that includes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, school and college textbooks, children's books, materials for teaching English as a foreign language, business books, dictionaries and reference books, and academic journals.
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