PlayPosit for Employee Training: Management and Tracking
Transparently track usage and understand impact in real-time.
Cherry Creek is one of the highest-achieving districts in Colorado.
Assigning, managing and tracking federal and state compliance trainings for Cherry Creek’s 9,000+ employees was an exceedingly time intensive and complex process for their HR team—as it had been administered through emailing series of videos and online quizzes.
With PlayPosit, Cherry Creek is able to easily deliver one-click, single sign-on training assignments to each employee while leveraging our API to get comprehensive data on staff usage and completion into their HR System.
PlayPosit allows for staff trainings to be managed with a fraction of the effort while providing richer analytics that better validate completion and compliance.
The University of California, Riverside, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system with around 20,000 students. The ChallengeProfessor Maduro wanted to find a better way to engage the students in his summer sessions rather than using traditional Powerpoint-based lectures with clickers. (find original report here) The SolutionIn response to changing student expectations, and inspired by efforts in other departments at UCR including History, Chemistry and Mathematics, Prof. Maduro was motivated to change the traditional offering of this course to having primary instructional delivery achieved solely through PlayPosit in what is best termed a 'Hybrid Model'. The ResultProfessor Maduro found that using PlayPosit not only increased overall student engagement, but also boosted average scores AND enhanced student satisfaction. Professor Maduro reported that students were rating their own understanding of the course content …
written by Rachelle Dene Poth (@Rdene915) Over the past few years, I have looked for new, innovative ways for integrating technology into my classroom. I started by focusing on areas that I thought could improve the learning experiences and opportunities for my students. We took small steps together, slowly adding new tools. We started with a messaging app and an LMS to open up communication and bridge the “disconnect” that I felt was occurring. We then tried different assessment and presentation tools, to have more personalized learning and for students to have choices. There were two critical components of this process: identifying an area of need and including the students in the decisions. Before trying anything new, I want to know that the students have an interest, that they understand why I would like to try the new method or tool, and that their feedback is valued and critical for our classroom.
There is always a risk in trying something new. Teachers take a risk by trying s…
*note this is a repost from 2013 PlayPosit honored with recognition and funding from both 1776 Challenge Cup and Milken penn GSE competition. The D.C. based 1776 rewarded PlayPosit with $100K in investment for taking first prize in the education category. The very same week, the team travelled to Philadelphia for the Milken Penn GSE competition where they won the McGraw Hill Open Ed award and earned a $15,000 grant.
As the 1776 website describes, the competition aims to "identify the most promising start ups in the world tackling the biggest challenges" in the health, education, energy, and smart cities categories. Last week, the winners from cities all over the world convened in Washington D.C. to compete in the national and international finals for their respective categories. After winning the domestic category (and being guaranteed a 50K investment), PlayPosit went head to head against the Iraeli based Lingua.ly - an impressive language learning application with 130000 d…