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Teachers Strike, Students Struggle, and No One Wins

Thus far, 2018 has been headlined by teachers going on strike across the nation. The massive gap between the needs of educators and their restrictive budgets has forced parents and teachers to seek answers. As the issue continues to gain media coverage, the list of educators on strike continues to expand. Leap With Alice, an EdTech company focused on empowering educators with technology, aims to create a new paradigm that allows educators to earn the wages they deserve.

In 1984, the article “Teacher Moonlighting: An Unstudied Phenomenon” was published. Rather than documented progress, statistics indicate a steady decline. The wage gap continues to grow, as teacher pay has actually declined by over 2% over the last 26 years. In Oklahoma, teachers have resorted to donating plasma as a means for supplemental income. Reaching beyond the United States, countries such as Slovenia and New Zealand have seen similar movements to increase teacher wages.

In the United States, just under 100 public school faculty members have put their name on the ballot for Oklahoma’s primary elections, fighting for more money to be spent on public education. Heath Eubanks, one of the educators on the ballot, believes that, “As the primary draws near, one of the most important things we can all do is work to bring education to the forefront of voters’ minds once again!”

Leap With Alice provides free tools for creating educational content that has been enhanced by augmented reality. Those original creations can be bought and sold on a peer-to-peer exchange, allowing educators an opportunity to supplement their income. In addition to providing the platform for establishing a “revenue-in-your-sleep” business model, Leap With Alice facilitates the ability for creators to take true ownership of their work with Digital Rights Management.

As a student begins to identify their optimal approach to absorbing information, educators hone in on the most effective ways that they can connect with their students. AR provides educators an assistive technology that generates interactive and engaging content; taking the existing world around us and overlaying additional information on top of it.

Leap With Alice provides free tools for creating educational content that has been enhanced by augmented reality. Those original creations can be bought and sold on a peer-to-peer exchange, allowing educators an opportunity to supplement their income. In addition to providing the platform for establishing a “revenue-in-your-sleep” business model, Leap With Alice facilitates the ability for creators to take true ownership of their work with Digital Rights Management.

The AliceSuite™ encompasses a variety of tools, centered around AliceLabs™ - a free, augmented reality creation tool. Simple drag-and-drop features and templates allow educators to create interactive content that increases engagement, resulting in a more effective learning experience. AliceExchange™ facilitates an Educator-to-Educator ecosystem of exchange with the capacity to buy and sell AR-enhanced content. Leap With Alice creates a world where students learn through innovation and educators earn through imagination.

Leveraging the innovative capabilities of augmented reality and blockchain technology, Leap With Alice is leading the way toward an educational revolution that is long overdue. Welcome, to education’s new reality. Come Leap With Alice!

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