Slate Science Presents SlateMath at SXSWedu 2013 Conference & Festival Fresh from a $1.1. million round of financing, Slate Science promotes bringing back Aha! Moments to Math Education
NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Slate Science, an educational technology company offering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education products for tablets, will unveil a new future for math education at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival being held on March 4-7, 2013 in Austin, Texas.
Utilizing the convergence of tablet devices, cloud computing, and standardized curricula, Slate Science developed a proprietary technology and a constructive, hands-on pedagogy for teaching K12 math in a playful, exploratory environment. The result is a breakthrough learning methodology that taps into a child's natural and intuitive learning processes. The company's first product – SlateMath – will feature in three separate SXSWedu events:
"We are honored to take part in SXSWedu," said Guy Vardi, Slate Science CEO. "It is the ultimate meeting point for education and technology, where the sharpest pencils come together to shape education's future. As a father of two young children, I am excited to be part of a group of people committed to invest in the future of our children."
SlateMath can be downloaded for free in multiple languages and is immediately available in Apple's App Store.
About Slate Science: Slate Science builds portfolios of educational apps designed to support standardized STEM curricula while allowing students to develop, deeply understand, and experience hands-on conceptual learning. The company's first series of products is SlateMath, intended for the consumer market and aimed to support math instruction according to the Common Core Standards. A school version of SlateMath, intended for classroom use and equipped with a suite of teaching aids, will be released soon. Headquartered in New York City, Slate Science has R&D facilities in Israel. The company's mission is to help students, teachers, and schools reach their highest potential using advanced technology and constructive, hands-on pedagogy. For more information please visit www.slatescience.com or follow us on Twitter at @SlateScience.
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