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Platinum Sponsors

netTrekker - powered by Thinkronize
netTrekker is the award-winning academic search engine created by educators expressly for students, teachers and librarians. netTrekker delivers only the best educational resources from the entire Internet in an organized, safe, standards-aligned format to every desktop.

  • Voted #1 for school use by educators for powerfully productive Internet searching
  • Over 180,000 educator-selected resources organized around the K-12 curricula
  • Only safe, relevant content aligned with your state academic standards, including more than 18,000 lesson plans and learning exercises
  • Helps you easily integrate technology and standards into the classroom and daily curricula

The global leader in Collaborative Classroom Technology, Promethean is bringing new meaning to interactive education. Used in thousands of classrooms world-wide, Promethean solutions are having an astounding impact on teaching and learning. Part of the Promethean Technologies Group Ltd, Promethean, Inc. is headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Specializing in educational solutions, Promethean is transforming education through integrated, easy-to-use technology that promotes normative learning and whole group instruction. Key components of the Promethean Collaborative Classroom include: the ACTIV board interactive whiteboard, ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary lesson development software, and interactive learning devices such as ACTIVote and ACTIVslate. Promethean also provides comprehensive training and support services. Visit www.prometheanworld.com/home.html for more information.

Qwizdom, Inc is a leading designer, developer and marketer of innovative, technology-based learning products and related proprietary content. Dedicated to making learning effective and engaging, Qwizdom products are designed for all age groups, in schools and corporations.

Qwizdom offers the most advanced infrared and radio-frequency classroom response technology (patents pending), a software learning system, and over 150 interactive titles that encompass over 200,000 slides of exclusive, school-only curriculum content. These interactive products are used in thousands of classrooms and corporations around the world. Qwizdom was founded in 1984 and has offices in Washington State and the United Kingdom.

Scantron has come a long way since we introduced the first test scoring machine and scannable forms to schools back in 1972. The company now develops and deploys web-based formative assessment solutions that employ online testing, digital imaging or Scantron-based data capture. With assessment solutions like Performance Series and Achievement Series, we are helping educators identify gaps in student learning, predict performance on mandatory state tests and create standards-based interim assessments. Scantron is committed to helping educators leverage technology for one primary purpose — to help raise the level of student achievement. Visit www.scantron.com for more information.

Every day, tens of thousands of teachers around the world trust SMART's products to create an engaging learning environment. Whether in the kindergarten classroom or the university lecture hall, SMART is there. SMART products have been proven effective in increasing student engagement, motivation and learning, and in helping educators streamline lesson preparation.

SMART Technologies Inc. is both the industry pioneer and global market leader in easy-to-use interactive whiteboards and other group collaboration tools. SMART products include the family of award-winning SMART Board interactive whiteboards, as well as interactive pen displays, multimedia furniture and software. Visit www.smarttech.com for more information.

Texas Instruments
TI's mission is to provide essential tools that help teachers create an engaging learning experience in math and science. Our integrated portfolio of research-based educational technology, training, and curricular materials is designed for effective instruction and improved student learning. To learn more, visit TI’s booth or www.education.ti.com.

Gold Sponsors

Atomic Learning provides web-based software training and support. Do you need to know how to produce an outline in Word, create a web page using Dreamweaver, or use transitions in PowerPoint? Atomic Learning has the answers! Atomic Learning uses a web-based show-and-tell approach to answer the common questions people have when learning software: just-in-time, just-enough. Atomic Learning's library of 14,000 tutorials covering over 80 different software applications works great as an integral part of a professional development program or as a curriculum supplement with students. It's like having a technology specialist in every classroom.

Riverdeep is a leading publisher of interactive educational content that engages children and empower teachers to realize success. Our flagship offering, Destination Success, is a proven teaching approach that gives educators the award-winning tools and training they need to provide effective, individualized, standards-based instruction for each student, producing measurable results in as little as 90 days.

The Destination Success solution consists of:

  • Award-winning reading and math courseware based on sound pedagogical research
  • Powerful learning management tools to target each student's individual needs
  • Customized professional service offerings including on-site or online training and development, customer and technical support, and funding services

For more information, please visit www.riverdeep.com/.

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