Monarch Teaching Technologies now accepting applications For 2012 Visual Learning TechGrants
Six education institutions to receive awards of VizZle® District Edition – visual learning software for students with autism and other special learning needs
Shaker Heights, Ohio (August 30,2012) – Monarch Teaching Technologies (MTT) is accepting proposals from qualified educational institutions for their 2012 Visual Learning TechGrant program. Six school districts will be granted access for up to 200 educators to VizZle District Edition, MTT’s web-based
authoring tool that offers interactive, visually-supported curriculum for children with autism and other learning challenges.
“The VizZle District Edition is our way of partnering with districts to yield measurable results from the comprehensive deployment of instructional technology.” says Terry Murphy, CEO and Co-Founder of Monarch Teaching Technologies. “We have combined the best web-based visual learning resource with
customized professional services to help teachers build proficiency and capacity. We built the VizZle District Edition to respond to the growing demand from public schools for a total solution based on what we have experienced in hundreds of districts nationwide. We are very excited to include it as an integral
part of the 2012 Visual Learning TechGrants.”
The 2012 Visual Learning TechGrants are open to any learning institution that would benefit from visual learning and language support for students with autism, pervasive development disorder (PDD), Asperger’s syndrome and other learning challenges. Six TechGrants will be awarded worldwide, providing institutions
access to VizZle for the school year. Each TechGrant includes accounts for up to 200 educators, custom professional development, and ongoing technical support. The total retail value of TechGrant awards will total more than $500,000.
Applications must be emailed to email@example.com by September 21, 2012. Winners will be announced at the Closing the Gap Conference on October 17,2012 For copies of the application and more information about the TechGrants, visit www.monarchtt.com/pressroom.
VizZle, produced by Monarch Teaching Technologies, is an easy-to-use, web-based authoring tool that empowers educators to create fun, interactive, visually-supported curriculum customized to the needs of children with autism and other learning challenges. Using any of the thousands of pre-made lessons from the peer-reviewed shared library or using lessons created with flexible templates and thousands of in-program or imported images, audio and video clips, teachers can track improved outcomes by IEP goals and/or Common Core State Standards.
VizZle – 20600 Chagrin Blvd, Suite #703, Shaker Heights, Ohio, 44122 – 800.593.1934
About Monarch Teaching Technologies
Monarch Teaching Technologies, Inc. (monarchtt.com) provides cost-effective, technology-enhanced solutions for more effective instruction for children with special learning needs. After a four-year R&D collaboration with researchers funded in part by NIH grants, the company introduced VizZle for the general market in 2009. For more information on VizZle or Monarch Teaching Technologies, visit http://www.monarchtt.com.