April 26, 2011
Updated science curriculum highlights electricity and magnetism
Five more science Gizmos have been updated with expanded curriculum materials, leaving only seven more to do! This batch highlights several Gizmos on electricity and magnetism:
Each of the enhanced Gizmos now features a Student Exploration Sheet, Answer Key, Teacher Guide, and Vocabulary Sheet. These are available as pdfs and Word documents to allow easy editing for your own use. Enjoy!
April 13, 2011
Its here! Reflex: the next generation in math fact fluency
Reflex is a revolutionary new online program that helps students develop math fact fluency better than ever before. Reflex continuously adapts and individualizes instruction, creating an optimal experience for every student. The program also provides educators with intuitive and powerful reporting, helping them effectively monitor and support student progress. For students, Reflex utilizes engaging, fast-paced games and rewards for effort and progress, creating a compelling, motivational environment.
“With Reflex, our goal was to develop a truly 21st century solution that is much more effective (and much more fun) than anything than has come before it. After years of work, we are thrilled to be launching Reflex this week...” said David Shuster, Ph.D., Founder and Publisher of ExploreLearning.
Reflex and Gizmos offer you two “best-of-breed” online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. Visit www.reflexmath.com and check out this amazing new product for yourself.
April 12, 2011
Gizmos are 2011 CODiE Award Finalists in Two Categories
For the sixth straight year, ExploreLearning Gizmos have been nominated as finalists in the annual SIIA CODiE Awards — for both Best Science/Health Instructional Solution and for Best K-12 Instructional Solution. We are honored to be recognized in this elite group again this year.
Gizmos were selected from many high-caliber products as one of the best in the educational software and information industry. 425 products were nominated in the education technology category, and all went through an intensive review by judges via live demonstration, trial product access, and analysis of product documentation.
Karen Billings, Vice President of the SIIA Education Division, added that "The CODiEs reflect excellence and innovation in the education technology industry. We are pleased and proud to have so many companies participating this year and to have so many moving on to the member voting phase.”
Review the full list of 2011 CODiE Award Finalists. Winners will be announced on May 23rd during the SIIA 2011 Industry Ed tech Summit In San Francisco.