HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--STEMscopes™ NGSS 3D 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 Stevies for 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.