ProQuest Information and Learning has acquired ExploreLearning, producers of an extensive online simulation library for math and science education. ExploreLearning offers modular, interactive math and science simulations (manipulatives) for teachers and students in grades six through 12.
According to the announcement, ExploreLearning brings research-based instructional methods for math and science to the classroom. The simulations, called Gizmos, are designed to supplement curriculum materials and fully support state and national curriculum standards. ExploreLearning has garnered a number of awards, including a Diamond Award in Mathematics from District Administration Magazine and an E-Learning Innovation Award from Macromedia Corporation. Customers can continue to access products at http://www.explorelearning.com. Free 30-day trials are available to educators.
Source: ProQuest Information and Learning, http://www.il.proquest.com, http://www.proquestk12.com/