STEMscopes PreK-12 Digital Curriculum Named Finalist for EdTech Cool Tool Award in STEM Solution Category

HOUSTON — April 12, 2018 — Accelerate Learning today announces that the STEMscopes™ PreK-12 digital STEM curriculum has been chosen as a finalist in The EdTech Awards 2018 in the STEM Solution category.

The EdTech Awards recognize outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters across the K-12, higher education, and skills and workforce sectors. Finalists in the 2018 competition were selected from thousands of entries.

“We celebrate who’s who and what’s next in edtech,” said Victor Rivero, who as editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest, oversees the awards program. “Congratulations to the finalists and winners of The EdTech Awards 2018 and may their resolve inspire others. The innovators, leaders, and trendsetters represented here are dauntless, dedicated, and determined in their work.”

Developed by Accelerate Learning, STEMscopes PreK-12 is built from the ground up to address the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and today’s state standards. It combines an award-winning digital curriculum, supplemental print materials, and ready-made exploration kits with a 24/7 professional development portal to support student and teacher success. STEMscopes can be implemented in traditional, blended, and 1:1 classrooms as a core or supplementary science curriculum. Studies show that students who use STEMscopes have higher passing rates on science assessments.

“A solid understanding of STEM is essential for college and career readiness, both within and outside STEM fields. With the NGSS and rigorous state standards, schools need a curriculum that focuses on a deeper understanding and the application of STEM content,” said Dr. Vernon Johnson, president and CEO of Accelerate Learning. “We’re honored that STEMscopes has been recognized by The EdTech Awards as an innovator and an effective STEM solution that gets results.”

About Accelerate Learning

Incubated at Rice University, Accelerate Learning has grown from a single product, STEMscopes, to a brand that now offers a variety of curriculum and professional development solutions that support early learning, Next Generation Science Standards, and state-aligned curriculum. For more information, visit or call toll-free 800-531-0864.