DALLAS –January 9, 2007–LearnStar, Inc., the leading provider of standards-based education technology for grades kindergarten through twelfth grade and developer of the software program SmartTRAX announced today the “Get on TRAX” Spring Grant opportunity for schools to receive SmartTRAX licenses for their students. Three grants of 100 student licenses (1 each for an Elementary, Middle and High School) will be awarded to schools based on need, enthusiasm, technology integration, innovation and methodology. Grant value is $1,700-$2,400. Grant submissions must be received no later than 5pm CST on April 27, 2007 and the winners will be announced on May 4, 2007. Application forms can be found at http://www.learnstar.com/funding.htm
Recorded demos of SmartTRAX software can be found at http://www.learnstar.com/smartTRAX.htm
SmartTRAX by LearnStar is interactive educational software that makes learning fun. The academic competitions, challenging quizzes, real-time polling, testing, and performance assessment tools increase teacher effectiveness. Whole-class activities motivate students and focus their attention resulting in documented test score improvements.
LearnStar’s interactive curriculum includes core subjects for elementary, middle and high school with standardized, state-specific aligned items as well as supplemental content for ELL students, life skills and financial literacy. The multimedia, race-to-the-finish style has the pace and excitement of an action-packed computer game. This learning method encourages students to evaluate solutions by synthesizing new material with existing knowledge, and the captivating game format makes them want to learn.
SmartTRAX fulfills the vision of uniting technology with education by bringing truly interactive, whole-class activities into the classroom. Investments in Laptops, Desktops, Palm OS, Pocket PCs, MACs and other technology are maximized when LearnStar’s unified learning methods bring teachers, students and technology together.
About LearnStar, Inc.
LearnStar is an innovative publisher of interactive educational software for the K-12 school market. Designated as a Media & Methods 2005 and 2004 Portfolio Award Winner, a 2004, 2005 and 2006 Codie Awards finalist, and a Technology & Learning Awards of Excellence 2003 winner, LearnStar’s system is an interactive software solution designed to enhance learning and provide instant assessment. Including approximately 30,000 question items, LearnStar’s technology is platform independent and can be successfully implemented on a school’s existing technology. Its software has a proven track record for increasing test scores, improving knowledge retention and motivating students. LearnStar makes learning fun! For more information about LearnStar and its latest release SmartTRAX, visit www.LearnStar.com.