Kurzweil Education Launches Multiple Product Enhancements to Better Serve Today’s Learners

DALLAS, June 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kurzweil Education®, Inc., a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), announced today major new features for its k3000 class of software across all platforms. New additions will further simplify the user experience, deliver offline access, provide more reading/study tools and reduce administration tasks for educators.

“Kurzweil is quickly moving forward, making meaningful enhancements that impact how learning is happening in—and outside of—today’s classrooms,” said John Campbell, CEO, Cambium Learning Group. “Students will now have even more reading and writing options, delivered to them through a reimagined and quickly grasped interface that educators will find simple yet robust.”

Key updates include:

  • Simplified interface, making learning easier and more efficient
    • Simpler experience reduces learning curve
  • New offline access, expanding Web access beyond WIFI
    • Now use key k3000 tools without an internet connection
  • Updated reading and study tools, giving students more options for decoding content
    • New voices, editing tools and dictionaries
  • Increased efficiency for educators and format versatility
    • Google Drive support, PNG support and zone editing improvements

Kurzweil 3000 can read digital text aloud to students; assist them in gaining meaning from the content with dictionary definitions, translations, and study guides; and ultimately allow them to express what they’ve learned by completing worksheets, tests, and written assignments. The product is widely used in K–12 schools and higher education to support struggling students. It provides educators with the ability to differentiate instruction, share files with students or colleagues, and monitor usage with reporting features that empower educators and students to reach their academic goals faster.

Customers who are using older versions of k3000 can learn more about upgrading at the Kurzweil Education website: kurzweiledu.com.

About Kurzweil Education

Kurzweil Education® believes that great educational technology solves real problems. Our literacy and learning solutions offer learners a way up and a path forward. Students’ varying needs, their challenges, and their potential to achieve drive us to excel. That’s why we continue to develop literacy-boosting solutions that directly enhance opportunities to learn and achieve. Using the principles of Universal Design for Learning, our solutions deliver content and tools that enable all learners to read, understand, and demonstrate their learning using technology-based tools k1000 and k3000. Kurzweil Education is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.kurzweiledu.com.

Media Contact: John Jorgenson SVP, Marketing Kurzweil Education 520.232.5070 John.Jorgenson@kurzweiledu.com Investor Contact Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Barbara Benson, CFO investorrelations@cambiumlearning.com

Source:Cambium Learning Group, Inc.