Not long ago, Securus Technologies, one of the leading providers of criminal justice technologies and civil solutions for corrections, public safety, monitoring and investigation took the initiative to reveal inaccuracies posted by Global Tel Link (GTL) on its press release on June 7, 2016. Global Tel Link is one of the leading and largest inmate communications firms that provides inmates with phones with an aim to assist them connect with their friends and loved ones. The issued press release by GTL contained multiple statements that were inaccurate and misleading thus calling for the need of clarification. Securus Technologies therefore released a press release with an aim to provide correct information on GTL’s incorrect claims.
According to the GTL’s press release, it was alleged that Securus Technologies has established a consistent pattern of settling with and suing industry competitors. In addition the press release went ahead to state that Securus uses GTL’s patented technologies on its platforms such as video visitation. According to GTL’s press release, the United States Patent Trial and Appeals Board preserved all 55 claims raised on GTL technologies thus protecting its video visitation services. However, this Claims by GTL were incorrect and Securus Technologies took a great step to shade the light to its clients therefore correcting allegations raised by GTL against Securus.
About Securus Technologies
Securus Technologies is a trusted service provider of parolee tracking, government information management solutions and detainee communications to the largest inmate bases located in North America. This firm serves over 1200000 clients and is heavily relied upon by more than 3400 correction and law enforcement agencies to offer accurate investigation leads. Securus Technologies was established with an aim to provide criminal justice with the use of high profile technological solutions. This company has its main offices situated in Dallas, Texas. Additionally, it has four regional offices within the Dallas metro area, Georgia and Atlanta.
Out of curiosity, Jill Smith, a Lebanon mother, grasped her phone and browsed through the ClassDojo app. immediately, she had an idea of the kind of day her fifth-grader kid at Berry Intermediate School was having. Smith said that ClassDojo allows her to communicate with her son’s teachers. She can check out her app during her free time and see what her son is doing. Emily Linsley, a math teacher, is already aware that his son is working hard at school. Smith is one among the many parents in Warren County, who are receiving a continuous stream of feedback concerning their kids’ success in school via this free communication platform.
According to Linsley, ClassDojo is an incredible tool that empowers students to make better choices and show positive behaviors at school and home. Every positive behavior translates to extra points while negative one results in loss of points. Linsley confirmed that the app enables parents to see areas where their children need to work on and areas they are doing extremely well. Students are happy to earn points, and Linsley’s team has introduced a reward system whereby their points are converted into Dojo Points.
Maturity and improved discipline
Linsley confirmed that she had noted some positive behavior change and maturity in her son due to the continuous use of ClassDojo. The communication platform allows parents to participate actively in monitoring the behavior of their children at school.
ClassDojo has become a valuable communication tool that connects teachers to students’ parents. The app allows educators to establish a private community that they can utilize to post students participation in both academic and social activities. It also creates a platform through which teachers can nurture any skill or value in students. Through the app, learners can display and share their learning by uploading video and images to their portfolio. Even parents are not left behind since they keep track on the behavior development and academic progress of their kids.
In its second round of financing, ClassDojo has dedicated $21 million towards the development of its education app. Parents can track the activities/behaviors of their children at school by viewing photos and videos posted by teachers. Liam and Chaudhary, ClassDojo’s co-founders confirmed that the capital would be utilized to expand their employees and incorporate new features into the app. Their intention is to enable the parent to use the app both during the school day as well as at home.
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