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May 28, 2021
This month’s updates span multiple solutions! Using Unique Learning System you can now assign Checkpoint Assessments in Student View for improved remote progress monitoring. A new game in L3 Skills offers a fun way for students to hone their time‑telling and matching skills. And our revolutionary IEP solution, Polaris, is ready for prime time—watch the guided tour to see this life‑changing system in action!
May 7, 2021
Our much‑anticipated Summer Unit is available now through August 31, 2021! This year’s engaging theme, By the Sea, will keep your students motivated, participating, and advancing toward their learning goals with evidence‑based lessons, hands‑on activities, and more.
April 30, 2021
We’re all about task completion this month! Build students’ ability to persevere and finish work with new completion prompts in Student View. When they attempt to turn in an assignment that is incomplete, students will see a visual prompt highlighting what part of an activity needs to be completed before they can submit it. And a new game in L3 Skills provides practice in completing spelling words.
April 2, 2021
It’s time for everyone’s favorite: a bake sale! Students fill orders for yummy desserts at a high school’s annual fundraiser in our new L3 Skills game, improving their object recognition, number identification, and counting skills.
March 26, 2021
With a simplified design to Student View, students will find it easier to navigate between their n2y solutions when they first sign in. And once in a solution, they’ll easily locate the activities you’ve assigned.
February 26, 2021
The new Turn In capability in Unique Learning System is a fantastic addition that lets students, caregivers, and teachers easily see progress on activities and improves data collection, too—especially helpful during remote learning! Also, two new Feed Symbolsaurus games in L3 Skills build letter and word recognition with the help of a hungry dinosaur.
February 12, 2021
Student data in Unique Learning System just got more informative than ever. Now teachers can see the work behind the data and easily print or download student answers!
January 29, 2021
Do your students know how to make a snowman? Our new Monster Moves L3 Skills game includes snowman-making steps as a guide for correctly sorting puzzle pieces—perfect for winter learning and fun!
January 22, 2021
Students have better access to learning now that it’s easier than ever to sign into n2y solutions! We’ve added login options that include single sign‑on (SSO), which can simplify password management.
January 8, 2021
A big update brings improved versatility and reach to SymbolStix PRIME! New organizational options help you manage your interactive boards, and you can send them to colleagues who subscribe, wherever they may be. Students can be assigned custom boards, enhancing their access to learning, language, and self‑expression in any setting throughout their day.
December 4, 2020
Visit an art museum where vibrant works of art need a little help to look their best. Students will experience discovery and accomplishment as they clean up various paintings on display.
October 30, 2020
Unique learners get to shoot some hoops in a number of outdoor and indoor settings, including a public park, school playground, and gym, in a new L3 Skills single-switch game.
October 2, 2020
“Woof!” We’ve got some hungry dogs eager for a snack in the new L3 Skills game Follow the Path: Dogs. Students will develop their fine motor skills as they carefully trace different paths from start to finish, bringing a biscuit to a variety of dogs.
September 18, 2020
We’ve listened to feedback from teachers and administrators to guide changes to search in L3 Skills and the implementation of a new sample classroom in Unique Learning System. We also clarified accessibility settings for students and now support single sign-on (SSO) through an LMS for all n2y solutions.
September 4, 2020
Head to the skatepark for some fun in a new L3 Skills single-switch game! Unique learners will love having an accessible way to initiate skateboarding tricks on different ramps.
August 28, 2020
Teachers and students can work more efficiently and communicate better than ever with the new marker tool in Unique Learning System and News‑2‑You. Draw, annotate, or highlight anywhere on interactive documents, which is especially useful for remote learning!
August 14, 2020
Designed to accommodate and enhance remote learning, Positivity’s Schedule On Demand is a major new feature that educators and students will love! Plus, we have a simple but powerful update to SymbolStix PRIME that brings universal access to changing symbol skin tones.
August 7, 2020
Classic literature is now accessible to all learners through adapted and symbol-supported versions plus full teaching support.
July 10, 2020
Unique Learning System now gives you a quick way to tell whether your students have completed an assigned lesson activity. You can see data for the current unit as well as any previous units within the school year.
July 3, 2020
Already a powerful resource for behavior management, Positivity now encompasses a Core Behavior Profile, behavior tracking, and additional reporting to support teachers and administrators throughout the behavior intervention process.
June 26, 2020
We’ve got two updates to Unique Learning System that will be helpful to many teachers. Group Skill Tracking now includes location-based standards instead of Common Core standards to better align with IEP compliance and progress monitoring for students in reading, math, or writing small groups. Also, a new toggle switch in My Reports gives educators an easy way to show or hide sample student data in the results.
June 19, 2020
We’ve got three exciting updates to Unique Learning System! There are new social studies courses you can assign, and once they’ve been assigned, you’ll see data on student progress (and for science courses, too). Also, now you can review data for multiple courses at once within the Course Performance Report. For those who would like one fewer login to keep track of, use Google Single Sign‑On (SSO) to access your n2y account.
June 12, 2020
We’ve updated My Schedule and My Plan in Unique Learning System to make planning your month so easy you can do it in a few minutes.
May 29, 2020
A major update to News‑2‑You adds Student View, giving educators more resources to work with and allowing anytime, anywhere access to students! Also, now Student Performance Reports in Unique Learning System can show data across multiple lessons and/or standards.
May 22, 2020
Recent updates to Unique Learning System not only streamline the process of planning, but they also reduce the time and effort needed to review student progress versus grade-level general education and extended standards.
May 15, 2020
Would you like to be able to find exactly the right template, right when you need it? This update to Positivity gives you the ability to quickly organize, find and filter your templates.
April 24, 2020
Creating student schedules in Unique Learning System is more efficient than ever: Now My Plan allows copying of activities from block to block into more than one day. And students who have mastered the first Type Golf: Core Vocabulary game in L3 Skills have a new challenge!
April 17, 2020
We’ve got an update to Unique Learning System that many teachers have requested: Student Performance Reports now include homework by default! Also, students and teachers can now navigate from solution to solution without having to log out each time.
April 3, 2020
n2y has updated Unique Learning System so you can work more efficiently. Whether you want to view different students’ Instructional Task data or you need to change reading level priority for a student, you have a new way to do it quickly.
March 14, 2020
Golf games are eternally popular with gamers so we’re following up last month’s Type Golf: Core Vocabulary Set 1—and hoping to engage even more unique learners—with this week’s addition to L3 Skills, Golf Single Switch.
February 22, 2020
We’re constantly updating our solutions to help educators focus on teaching. Recent changes to SymbolStix PRIME and Positivity add new, time-saving capabilities for customizing activities and behavior strategies. In addition, Positivity users can now symbolize text and take advantage of robust tracking and reporting. Finally, we’ve added another fun, standards-aligned game to L3 Skills that incorporates a sport that’s recognizable and played worldwide: golf.
January 31, 2020
We’re constantly adding new standards-aligned games to L3 Skills, and for this month we’ve expanded on an existing favorite—and given players even more superpowers—by creating More Super Slice!
January 17, 2020
We have some time-saving improvements to share, plus a major update to one of our solutions! News‑2‑You users will find the new search functionality for Breaking News articles to be an easy way to return to those articles and use them anytime you’d like. Unique Learning System users will appreciate the new simplicity of moving linked events. And Positivity users now have many new reports to draw from in order to make data-driven decisions—and improve student outcomes.
December 1, 2019
So many educators have asked us for the ability to assign homework in Unique Learning System, and we are thrilled to announce that the homework feature is now live!
November 8, 2019
We’ve updated the alarm options in Positivity. Why? Research has shown that alarms are a great way to promote independence, and these new features provide even more options for personalization.
September 1, 2019
Unique Learning System is known for its robust, accessible content—and now there’s more! The new Suggested Content feature links you to additional targeted resources for supporting your unique learners.
August 1, 2019
Unique Learning System has always been a great resource for tracking student progress. Now, users can see daily student performance data through the monthly activities.