Access to Eduporium’s resources, combined with facilitated professional learning opportunities, gives teachers the confidence to transfer theory into practice. We are excited about the potential of this partnership. – Stephanie Schwab
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (PRWEB)
August 31, 2017
Massachusetts-based education technology start-up, Eduporium, recently cemented a new partnership with the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Out of Norristown, Pa., the MCIU is one of 29 intermediate units in the state that provides support to local schools and districts.
“We’re really excited to partner with an organization like MCIU,” said Eduporium co-founder, Irina Tuule. “We believe that we can work together to create some wonderful mutually beneficial opportunities in the name of innovative education.”
The MCIU provides dynamic programs and services to its teachers and students, including workshops, academies, and other offerings. Eduporium attended MCIU’s Maker Learning Resource Fair in March 2017. Designed to promote the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education in building 21st century skills, the conference served as a stepping stone for establishing this partnership.
“MCIU is honored to partner with Eduporium,” said STEM Program Administrator, Stephanie Schwab. “This relationship has allowed us to build our capacity around STEM education and the integration of EdTech tools into the curriculum. By partnering, professional development is taken to the next level with relevant, experiential learning.”
The MCIU went on to apply for Eduporium’s quarterly EdTech grant and was selected as the winner in June 2017, leading to the finalization of the partnership the following month. The technology products awarded to…