Pointful Education Partners with Agilix Buzz
Updated: Apr 26, 2019
For Immediate Release
February 22, 2019
OREM, UT – Education publisher Pointful Education, LLC announced today that it has partnered with Agilix Labs, Inc. – a leading provider of innovative teaching and learning platforms – to provide its high school elective courses within a single, personalized learning platform for K-12 students, educators, parents and administrators.
The partnership will provide schools with access to Pointful Education’s elective and Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum via Agilix’s Buzz learning management system. The partnership between Pointful Education and Agilix will offer a platform for courses covering unique topics such as Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, Wearable Technologies, Augmented and Virtual Reality, as well as more traditional CTE topics such as Careers in Dentistry and Careers in Finance. Buzz provides a friendly, modern design that addresses needs unique to K-12. Focused on student ownership and collaboration, Buzz enables authentic learning experiences and strengthens 21st century skills so students can advance at a pace suited to their interests and abilities.
“Our collaboration with Agilix enables existing Buzz clients a quick and seamless integration of Pointful Education,” said Steve Southwick, CEO of Pointful Education. “By combining Pointful Education’s content with the Buzz LMS, our school partners can spend less time focused on the course integration and more time effectively teaching students.”
“The combination of Pointful Education's innovative content and Agilix’s award-winning learning platform, built on customizable technology, provides schools and districts with an easy-to-use and effective solution that improves learning outcomes," said Curt Allen, President and CEO, Agilix. "This partnership enables educators to quickly and affordably deploy blended, virtual, and personalized learning solutions using an impressive catalog of forward-thinking elective and CTE courses.”
About Pointful Education Pointful Education creates and publishes online high school curriculum on emerging technologies and future-focused careers. Through our elective courses, we seek to bridge the skills gap earlier in a student’s life, preparing them for careers that may not even exist today through exposure to innovative topics. Students will gain an understanding of the details behind forthcoming technologies, as well as the applications and potential impact on society. Our courses also feature content on career possibilities and educational pathways to give students further direction to pursue their passions. For more information, visit www.pointfuleducation.com.
About Agilix Agilix Labs, Inc. is a leader in learning empowerment solutions for K-12 students, their teachers and families. With roots in the early days of online content and communities, the company grew to critical mass while developing custom solutions for education. That innovative technology now takes center stage as Buzz, a learning empowerment toolbox that allows teachers to hover less and coach more as it provides personalized support for students in a blended learning environment. For more information, visit www.agilix.com.