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STEMscopes PreK-12 Digital STEM Curriculum Named Best Upgraded Product in Tech & Learning’s 2017 Awards of Excellence Program

HOUSTON — Nov. 28, 2017 — The STEMscopes™ PreK-12 science curriculum from Accelerate Learning has been named a winner in the Best Upgraded Product category of Tech & Learning magazine’s 2017 Awards of Excellence program. Built from the ground up to help students meet today’s state standards and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), STEMscopes provides teacher and student digital resources, supplemental print materials, and hands-on exploration kits that build student engagement and excitement for learning science.

Now in its 35th year, the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence honor innovative applications and technology products that break new ground and help support K-12 educators and students in and out of the classroom. Entries are considered for one of two categories – New Products or Upgraded Products – and are judged by a panel of educators who review, handle, and score each one individually. Detailed descriptions of the winners will be published in the publication’s December/January issue.

“To be recognized by such an esteemed program and panel of judges is validation that STEMscopes is meeting the needs of preK-12 schools to engage and prepare students to pursue higher learning and careers in STEM,” said Dr. Vernon Johnson, CEO for Accelerate Learning. “We attribute this success to our close collaboration with teachers to build and continually improve a digital science curriculum tool that meets their daily instructional and assessment needs.”

Released earlier this year, the latest edition of STEMscopes includes the addition of highly interactive games designed in partnership with Filament Games, as well as improvements for students who need special accommodations to support learning. The new STEMscopes release also includes notable enhancements to teacher tools, including the STEMscopes Assessment Bank tool and Master Assignment View.

About Accelerate Learning

Incubated at Rice University, Accelerate Learning has grown from a single product, STEMscopes, to a brand that now offers a variety of curriculum and professional development solutions that support early learning, Next Generation Science Standards, and state-aligned curriculum. STEMscopes can be used as a core science curriculum or as a supplementary or enrichment resource in traditional, blended, and 1:1 classroom environments.

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