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We’re innovating year-round to improve the lives of educators and the students they serve. Visit this page—and check back often—to stay current on exciting new solutions and program features you can implement right away.

New Ways to Improve Collaboration and Learning

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May 1, 2022

We have so many exciting updates to all the solutions that educators, students, and families love! The latest ones include new tools in Polaris that make collaboration among IEP teams better than ever and much‑needed Transition resources. We have also added a Professional Learning webinar for end‑of‑year success and the expertly assembled n2y Math Manipulatives Kit. Plus, there are lots of new pre‑made strategies in Positivity and templates in SymbolStix PRIME as well as an L3 Skills game focused on letter sequencing.

Now choose from over 170 L3 Skills games!

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April 1, 2022

Two great new games now bring the total to over 170 L3 Skills games! Ben’s Big Choices and Reading Recipes: Sweet Treats are great examples of how L3 Skills supports lifelong learning as students learn to make good decisions and sharpen their math skills.

Enhance Communication Opportunities with New Templates!

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March 1, 2022

Connect with unique learners better than ever using 15 new templates in SymbolStix PRIME! Teachers and service providers can spark rewarding conversations at school and at home with much‑requested templates that are easily customized for individual needs. Also, two new L3 Skills games build letter and word recognition.

New Admin Report Tools and Positivity Templates

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February 1, 2022

Enjoy expanded support for teachers and students thanks to recent updates to the Total Solution and Positivity! Admins will gain greater insight into solution usage and student progress while teachers will find time‑saving resources for building essential SEL skills. Plus, a new L3 Skills game lets players discover fun facts about animals at an aquarium.

New Polaris Content

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December 3, 2021

We’ve added an Adaptive/Functional Area of Focus to Polaris, including a new profile, assessments, and aligned goals and resources to provide a comprehensive view of a student’s adaptive functional skills.

Strengthen Life and Math Skills in a New Cooking Game

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November 19, 2021

Students get to make a fall favorite in our new L3 Skills game: pumpkin pie! They must follow the directions carefully, picking out ingredients in the right amounts—practicing object, number, and fraction recognition.

New Courses Page and Admin Tools

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November 12, 2021

We’ve refreshed the Unique Learning System Courses page with a clean design. Updates to student rostering include the option to add students in bulk, as well as the ability to create single records.

Build Math Skills with a Mysterious New L3 Skills Game

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October 29, 2021

When students visit the Mystery Mansion in our new L3 Skills game, they need to use their math skills to figure out who has taken a book from the library. Can they eliminate suspects one by one to unravel the mystery?

New Time‑Saving Positivity Strategies and an L3 Skills Game

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September 24, 2021

Twenty new premade Positivity strategies with timely topics expand your options for supporting social‑emotional learning, helping everyone to start the new school year right! Plus, our latest L3 Skills game builds math and life skills as students check out a variety of carnival games.

Easily Monitor District Performance with New Reports!

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September 3, 2021

Four new reports in Unique Learning System give administrators a high‑level view of district performance, ensuring better visibility of n2y solution usage and what everyone values the most: positive student outcomes!

Build Math and Life Skills in a New Cooking Game

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August 27, 2021

It’s time for a fun breakfast in our new L3 Skills game! Students will develop their ability to follow directions and their math skills (including number recognition and fractions) while completing a recipe for some delicious waffles, one ingredient at a time.

Expanded Assignments and Data Access in My Students

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August 20, 2021

Just in time for Back to School, it’s even easier to manage assignments and monitor student progress across multiple n2y solutions—My Students is where the action is!

Quickly Assign News2you Articles in My Students!

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August 6, 2021

Now News2you gives teachers and service providers a more streamlined and powerful way to manage assignments in My Students! Plus, when previewing Student View through My Students, you’ll see News2you along with Unique Learning System for those seated in both solutions.

Powerful, Time-Saving Updates to Monthly Lessons and My Students

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July 23, 2021

They’re here! We’ve made big changes to Unique Learning System that empower educators more than ever! From a complete redesign of Monthly Lessons to an enhanced My Students page, these updates give you more time to focus on your students, easy access to important actions and data, and much more flexibility.

Keep your roster current with student bulk removal

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July 2, 2021

It’s a good time of year for subscription maintenance, and we’ve just made it easier to clean up your student rosters. Bulk removal of dropped students can now be done from your dashboard—at your convenience!

Build Life Skills
with Two New L3 Skills Games

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June 18, 2021

Students can experience the thrill of game show participation in two new L3 Skills games! They’ll develop their sorting and categorizing skills as they decide whether or not items belong in a wide variety of categories.

Create More Meaningful IEPs with Polaris, Save Time with Classroom Codes

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June 11, 2021

After years of thoughtful development work at n2y, and incredibly helpful feedback from our subscribers, Polaris is here to revolutionize the IEP process! There’s also a helpful new Classroom Code on the My Students page that will save you a lot of time.

New Checkpoints Delivery in Student View, L3 Skills Game and Polaris Guided Tour

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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!

Resources to Prepare You for Summer

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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.

New Task Completion Guidance in Student View and a New Spelling Game

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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.

New L3 Skills Game
Fundraiser Sale

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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.

Student View has an engaging new look

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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.

New At-a-Glance Lesson Status in Unique Learning System

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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.

View, Print, and Download Student Answers in Unique Learning System

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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!

Build a Snowman to Solve a Puzzle!

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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!

Additional Student Login Options

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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.

Organize and Collaborate Like Never Before with SymbolStix PRIME

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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.

Participate in a “Hands-on” Art Show!

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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.

An Accessible Basketball Game

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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.

Feed Some Friendly Dogs in a New Game

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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.

Key Improvements to Usability and Setup for n2y Solutions

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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.

A Skatepark Accessible to All

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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.

New Flexibility and Improved Communication for Teachers and Students

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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!

New On-Demand Scheduling and Ways to Change Symbol Skin Tones

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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.

Immersive Classic Literature for Unique Learners

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August 7, 2020

Classic literature is now accessible to all learners through adapted and symbol-supported versions plus full teaching support.

See Lesson Activity Data for All Students at a Glance

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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.

Positivity Behavior Management: From Start to Finish

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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.

Updated Group Skill Tracking Standards and New Toggle Switch in Reports

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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.

New Courses, More Data, and Google Single Sign‑On

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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.

Plan Your Month in Minutes

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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.

News-2-You Gets Student View! Plus, More Student Performance Data at a Glance

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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.

Do More With Less Effort

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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.

Tag, Filter and Sort

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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.

More Efficient Scheduling and a New Golf Game

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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!

Teachers and Students Save Time With More‑Efficient Ways to Work

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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.

Improved Navigation and List Ordering

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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.

Golf for Everyone!

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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.

We Love Giving You Back Valuable Time for Teaching

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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.

Expanded Superpowers!

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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!

Search, Link and Report

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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.

You Asked, We Answered: Homework!

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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!

Encourage Greater Independence with New Positivity Alarm Options

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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.

More Great Content for Unique Learning System

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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.

Monitor Student Progress
More Precisely with
Student Daily Performance

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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.