BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vernier Software & Technology recently won two 2017 Tech & Learning Stellar Service Awards, which honor great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the edtech industry. Vernier was recognized for its free, hands-on workshops in the "Best Excuse To Leave The Classroom (Best In-Person Training Program)" and "Frequent Buyer Smiles (Best Perks & Extras)" categories.
"Vernier workshops provide science educators with a great opportunity to learn new and innovative ways to incorporate data-collection technology into their curricula," said John Wheeler, CEO of Vernier Software & Technology. "We are honored to be selected by Tech & Learning's readers and our customers for this service award, which further reinforces our commitment to supporting science teaching. We know teachers are busy, and we take pride in making sure that these hands-on workshops are engaging, meaningful, and relevant to their student instruction."
Vernier offers more than 70 free, hands-on workshops nationwide each year. Led by experienced classroom teachers, the workshops offer novice and seasoned science and STEM instructors alike various ways to integrate data-collection technology into their curricula. During each four-hour workshop, educators explore classroom experiments using award-winning Vernier technology. Educators also receive an electronic copy of ready-to-use lab handouts and a free meal.
In addition to its workshops, Vernier offers educators a collection of free teaching resources, including innovative experiment ideas, data-collection apps, white papers on probeware research, a grant-writing guide, webinars, online video tutorials, and more.
Learn more about Vernier workshops at http://www.vernier.com/workshops.
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About Vernier Software & Technology
Vernier Software & Technology has led the innovation of scientific data-collection technology for 36 years. Vernier was founded by a former physics teacher and employs educators at all levels of the organization. The company is committed to teachers and to developing creative ways to teach and learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using hands-on science. Vernier creates easy-to-use and affordable science interfaces, sensors, and graphing/analysis software. With worldwide distribution to over 140 countries, Vernier data loggers are used by educators and students from elementary school to university. Vernier technology-based solutions enhance STEM education, increase learning, build students' critical thinking skills, and support the science and engineering practices detailed in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The Vernier business culture is grounded in Earth-friendly policies and practices, and the company provides a family-friendly workplace. For more information, visit http://www.vernier.com.
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