Press release

STEMscopes NGSS 3D Wins Gold Stevie Award in 2019 American Business Awards

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from Accelerate Learning was named the winner of the Gold
Stevie® Award in the Science Instructional Solution category of the 2019 American
Business Awards®

The American Business Awards are the U.S.A.’s premier business awards
program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to
submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit,
large and small. Nicknamed the Steviesfor the Greek
word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at the
Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Tuesday, June 11.

More than 3,800 nominations from organizations in virtually every
industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of
categories. STEMscopes NGSS 3D was nominated for a New Product Award in
Education in the Science Instructional Solution category.

“We’re honored that STEMscopes NGSS 3D has won the prestigious Gold
Stevie Award. The judges commented that they particularly liked the
combination of hands-on learning and instruction, and the robust
toolkits for classrooms and teachers,” said Dr. Vernon Johnson,
president and CEO of Accelerate Learning. “With STEMscopes NGSS 3D,
teachers can spend less time planning and more time addressing three
dimensional learning through the student-driven inquiry of phenomena
across flexible storylines. Using the 5E
plus intervention and acceleration lesson model
, students can learn
by doing and experiencing, engage with all areas of the Next Generation
Science Standards (NGSS), and develop a passion for STEM.”

STEMscopes NGSS 3D is a phenomena-based STEM curriculum that provides
teachers with everything they need to address the Disciplinary Core
Ideas, Crosscutting Concepts, and Science and Engineering Practices that
form each standard of the NGSS. It combines a comprehensive digital
curriculum, supplemental print materials, and ready-made exploration
kits with embedded
professional development
to support student and teacher success.

About Accelerate Learning

Incubated at Rice University, Accelerate Learning has grown from a
single product, STEMscopes, to a brand that now offers numerous
curriculum and professional development solutions for PreK-12 that
support early learning, NGSS, and state aligned curriculum. Accelerate
Learning is used by more than 4 million students and 200,000 teachers
across more than 2,380 districts in every state in the United States.