CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ExploreLearning®, a member of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), announced that it is now providing free access to a limited set of its award-winning Gizmos for teachers and their students.
ExploreLearning Gizmos is the world’s largest library of interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3–12. It helps students develop a deep understanding of challenging concepts through inquiry and exploration. Educators across North America use Gizmos to bring research-proven, standards-aligned instructional strategies to the classroom.
The new Gizmos free accounts are a permanent addition to the website and provide access to a rotating, curated collection of Gizmos chosen from the library of over 400 simulations. The collection will change every January and July.
Additionally, for the month of August, educators can use three solar-eclipse-related Gizmos to help them ready their students for the August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse.
Subscription options providing complete access to the full library of over 400 Gizmos are also available for teachers, schools and districts.
“We are excited to make Gizmos available to more educators and students than ever,” said David Shuster, Ph.D., founder and president of ExploreLearning. “As our schools work to expand and deepen their STEM programs, we wanted to do more to help. Now, all math and science educators will have the opportunity to bring the power of Gizmos to their classrooms.”
The following Gizmos are available through the free Gizmos accounts until January 2018:
Balancing Blocks (Volume)
Balancing Chemical Equations
Cat and Mouse (Modeling with Linear Systems)
Coastal Winds and Clouds
Concurrent Lines, Medians, and Altitudes
Coral Reef 1 - Abiotic Factors
Critter Count (Modeling Multiplication)
Equivalent Algebraic Expressions I
Evolution: Mutation and Selection
Exponential Growth and Decay
Function Machines 1 (Functions and Tables)
Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
Modeling Fractions (Area Models)
Mouse Genetics (1 Trait)
Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
Percent of Change
Phases of Water
Points, Lines, and Equations
Proving Triangles Congruent
Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values
Sight vs. Sound Reactions
Slope-Intercept Form of a Line
To sign up for a free Gizmos account, visit: http://bit.ly/1UnNqsM.
ExploreLearning® believes all students can have success in math and science. Our online solutions bring effective, research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. Gizmos® (www.explorelearning.com) is the world’s largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3–12; and Reflex® (www.reflexmath.com) is the most effective solution available for math fact fluency development. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning® Group is a leading educational solutions and services company committed to helping all students reach their full potential. Cambium Learning accomplishes this goal by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. The company’s award-winning brands include: Learning A-Z® (www.learninga-z.com), ExploreLearning® (www.explorelearning.com), Kurzweil Education® (www.kurzweiledu.com), and Voyager Sopris Learning® (www.voyagersopris.com), which, together, provide breakthrough technology solutions for students and teachers—including best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional programs; gold-standard professional development; valid and reliable assessments; and products that enable access to learning for all students. Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD), is based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.cambiumlearning.com.
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Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
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