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At Pivotal Labs, keeping on top of the ever-evolving digital education space is ingrained in our DNA. Of the four major categories of education apps, these are our top picks. ...

At Pivotal Labs, keeping on top of the ever-evolving digital education space is ingrained in our DNA. Of the four major categories of education apps, these are our top picks.

When trying to find a successful foothold in the digital education space, the challenges faced are complex: it’s a highly competitive industry, and the transition away from traditional formats can seem daunting. The Pivotal Labs Education practice partners with global leaders to deliver engaging, interactive content to an increasingly connected learning community. Our team of education experts can help you develope digital strategies that take advantage of industry trends such as online and distance learning, tablets instead of textbooks, and smartphones in the classroom. We take a strategic approach that covers all elements required to build a compelling digital experience, including in-depth feature discovery, scalable architecture, and powerful performance analysis.

Pivotal Labs has been at the forefront of agile development for more than two decades. We specialize in building highly reliable, scalable web and mobile solutions for enterprise and start-up clients, across a range of industries including media, retail, healthcare, education, and financial services.

CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE:
Jim LaPalme, Director of Education
jlapalme@pivotallabs.com
+1 647-462-7498
www.pivotallabs.com

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  • THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • WHO ARE THE EDUCATION APP LEADERS ? At Pivotal Labs, keeping on top of the ever-evolving digital education space is ingrained in our DNA. Of the four major categories of education apps, these are our top picks. PUBLISHERS: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt MOOCS: Coursera K-12: Toca Boca HIGHER-ED: The University of Alabama Mobile THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • More than 80 PUBLISHERS % Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Why It’s Leading Highly Rated Apps Span Across All Ages Cross Platform Developed Series Top Features • • • • Uses Intro Video to Show Features Easy Access to Full Version Purchase Learning and Application of Teachings Free Material 41.5% of the best-selling paid apps in the iTunes Store's education category are targeted towards children. of the e-books market belongs to Amazon 74% 41.5% 74% 84% of students use an e-book in courses E-BOOKS 84% 57% of children use tablets for education apps of publishers worldwide produce e-books THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSE Canada 4.1% SHARE OF ONLINE COURSES Coursera Why It’s Leading High Usage Online/Offline Features Audio & Video Options Uses Gamification USA 38.5% INDIA BRAZIL 5.2% 5.9% Top Features • Stream lectures on your Apple TV • Download lectures and videos for offline viewing • Resume lectures where you left off • Get notifications on upcoming tests, professor notices and more $60 $16 MILLION MILLION invested by Harvard and MIT to launch edX raised in venture capital funding for Coursera 190 COUNTRIES have MOOC participation THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • K-12 Toca Boca Why It’s Leading Trusted by Parents Highly Rated Great User Experience Fosters Creativity Top Features • Enjoy interactive game play with tilt and touch features • Registration required • Pay up-front model ensures no unwanted ads or accidental purchases 3 4 of kids have access to a mobile device at home 71% of parents believe that mobile devices will help open learning opportunities 83% of teachers are interested in using technology in classroom instruction 59% of faculty agree that mobile technologies create a better learning environment • Options for everyone with gender neutral features, different languages and variety of apps in series THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • HIGHER-ED: The University of Alabama Mobile 55% 82% of higher educational institutes believe that mobile learning/course management services are a high priority of students have used their phone for ‘school-related’ tasks Why It’s Leading Centralized User Experience Integrates with Phone Features Multi-Platform Capabilities Wide Selection of Features Top Features • Download HD images and videos to your mobile device • Connect the campus and city map to your GPS • Check the Athletics department’s lates schedules and scores Mobile traffic has increased from 8% 2012 18% 2013 92% of institutions are providing some level of support to users on mobile devices • Search for available washers and dryers; monitor your cycle and set alerts THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • When trying to find a successful foothold in the digital education space, the challenges faced are complex: it’s a highly competitive industry, and the transition away from traditional formats can seem daunting. DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A “BEST-IN-CLASS” EDUCATION APP? The Pivotal Labs Education practice partners with global leaders to deliver engaging, interactive content to an increasingly connected learning community. Our team of education experts can help you develope digital strategies that take advantage of industry trends such as online and distance learning, tablets instead of textbooks, and smartphones in the classroom. We take a strategic approach that covers all elements required to build a compelling digital experience, including in-depth feature discovery, scalable architecture, and powerful performance analysis. THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • FEATURED CLIENTS & PARTNERS THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • ABOUT US Pivotal Labs has been at the forefront of agile development for more than two decades. We specialize in building highly reliable, scalable web and mobile solutions for enterprise and start-up clients, across a range of industries including media, retail, healthcare, education, and financial services. CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE: info@pivotallabs.com THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE
  • SOURCES MOOC insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/files/MOOCs%20for%20the%20rest%20of%20us%20January%2022%202013.pdf onlineschools.org/visual-academy/mooc-money/ elearnhub.org/mooc-infographic/ K-12 teachthought.com/technology/50-mobile-learning-statistics-for-k-12-education-infographic/ news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57411576-93/one-fifth-of-third-graders-own-cell-phones/ commonsensemedia.org/zero-to-eight-2013-infographic dev.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/assets/downloads/reports/social-media-for-teaching-and-learning-2013-infographic.pdf Higher-ed oho.com/blog/mobile-usage-higher-education-trend-report-infographic educause.edu/library/resources/mobile-it-higher-education-2011%E2%80%94infographic net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1302/ss2013_infographic.png teachthought.com/technology/infographic-how-students-are-actually-using-smartphones/ Publishers edtechreview.in/news/news/e-learning/529-mobile-apps-influence-childhood-education pwc.com/en_GX/gx/entertainment-media/pdf/eBooks-Trends-Developments.pdf mobilemarketer.com/cms/news/research/12141.html THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION IS MOBILE