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Deeper Learning Symposium Set to Challenge the “Status Quo” of K-12 Math Education

Irvine, Calif., Jan 24, 2017 WHAT: Over 100 education leaders from across the country will convene at the two-day Deeper Learning Symposium, hosted by the education and neuroscience social impact nonprofit EMK. The event will feature interactive, hands-on sessions designed to challenge participants’ notions of what innovative mathematics learning looks like and how it can …

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EMK Names Ed Tech Leader as Chief Operating Officer

Irvine, Calif., Sep 13, 2016 The education nonprofit EMK has named industry executive Brett Woudenberg as its Chief Operating Officer. Woudenberg will oversee core operations of the organization, including education partnerships, social impact development, outreach and engagement, program implementation, talent development and finance. He will lead cross-functional teams to increase student and teacher access to …

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APS Foundation Partners with EMK to Bring Visual Math Program to Osborn School District

Phoenix, Ariz., May 24, 2016 On Tuesday, the APS Foundation announced that through its current partnership with EMK it will be expanding MIND’s ST Math program to six additional schools in the Phoenix area. The expansion is funded by APS Foundation’s $200,000 grant to EMK, announced at a celebration event at SySTEM Phoenix. The grant …

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EMK’s ST Math Named Finalist in 2016 Classy Awards for Social Innovation

Irvine, Calif., Apr 21, 2016 EMK’s ST Math program has been selected as one of 100 finalists in the 6th annual Classy Awards, recognizing the most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of the year. More than 1,300 programs were submitted to this year’s competition, spanning categories including animal & wildlife welfare, disaster relief & public …

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APS Foundation and EMK host Grant Celebration

Phoenix, Ariz., Dec 2, 2015 WHAT: Check presentation from the APS Foundation for a $200,000 grant to the EMK to expand its Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math® program and to partner with Arizona State University to implement a professional development exploratory study with English language learner students.

APS Foundation Presents EMK with a Grant to Support Blended Learning in Arizona

Phoenix, Ariz., Dec 3, 2015 On Thursday, the APS Foundation presented a $200,000 check to EMK during a celebration at the charter school SySTEM Phoenix. The grant expands MIND’s Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math® program in Arizona, as well as supporting a partnership with Arizona State University to implement a professional development exploratory study with English language …

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National Science Foundation Funds Research on Game-based ST Math® Software Program

Irvine, Calif., Nov 10, 2015 The National Science Foundation has granted $799,837 to North Carolina State University to use data mining techniques to study the game-based ST Math software program that’s currently used in 2,500 schools across the country. Researchers hope the findings will help improve EMK’s ST Math and other digital learning platforms that …

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TransCanada Corporation Supports Math Education in Corvallis Schools

Corvallis, Ore., Sep 15, 2015 The EMK, TransCanada Corporation and Corvallis School District have partnered to bring a proven, effective math education program to two local schools. The $25,000 grant from TransCanada to MIND Research helps fund the unique visually-based ST Math® software program for 750 students, training for 45 teachers, and year-round educational support …

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary of Education Beth Purvis to Cut Ribbon on Chicago Math Fair

Chicago, Illinois, Sep 24, 2015 WHAT: A VIP preview and ribbon cutting ceremony will kick-off the 2015 Math Fair, a free, one-day “pop-up” math museum coming to Chicago via EMK in partnership with LEAP Innovations. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner and Secretary of Education Beth Purvis will be on hand to speak on the importance of …

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