Vernier Software & Technology is now Vernier Science Education.
The new name reflects the company’s commitment to building a STEM literate society.
Beaverton, Oregon., August 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vernier Software & Technology has changed its name to Vernier Science Education. The new company name reflects the company’s commitment to making her STEM education practical and socially relevant for all students and providing educators with the tools they need to build a STEM literate society. doing.
“For over 40 years, we have been dedicated to providing comprehensive, high quality and reliable solutions for the STEM classroom,” said the CEO. John Wheeler“We have always been more than a software and technology company. We are a science education company deeply committed to being a true partner for educators.”
“With this name change, we are dedicated to developing the next generation of knowledgeable citizens who can use their experience in science education to work with educators and communities to solve problems, contribute to and advance their communities. We want to make clear what we are doing: innovation.”
Vernier Science Education is committed to building a STEM-savvy society at a critical time.
- The pandemic has disrupted student learning, and students Reading and mathematics lag behind, widening the gap between opportunity and achievementStudies have found multiple benefits of integration Teaching Science and Mathematicseven as Science and English Arts InstructionDeepen student understanding, strengthen critical thinking, and help students master the STEM skills they need for post-secondary success.
- Jobs and wages in STEM and STEM-related fields are expected to increase in the coming years. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. but, Many employers are struggling to fill these high-paying jobs This is partly due to a lack of STEM understanding and proficiency.
- 21st century skills such as critical thinking, communication, creativity, flexibility, initiative, positive attitude and work ethic Essential for college and career success—All of these skills are related to quality STEM learning experiences and STEM literacy.
To help educators engage students in STEM learning, Vernier offers comprehensive science education solutions. This includes hardware, software, content, professional development, technical support, and (in the near future) evaluations. The company also builds Vernier Connections™, an innovative online platform that helps students deepen their understanding of STEM concepts.
Vernier Connections, launching in 2023, is a compilation of enhanced Vernier experiments. Hands-on data collection and analysis with Vernier probeware. and newly developed, socially relevant, real-world learning experiences. STEM educators can customize content to meet students’ unique learning needs, create and share experiments, assign assignments, and determine student understanding through assessment.
“STEM education must reflect their cultural and lived experience in order for students to feel truly engaged in learning,” Wheeler said. “Vernier Connections gives students the ability to study the world in their own context, collect and analyze data while investigating natural phenomena, and participate in her STEM learning experientially and in her third dimension. .”
Vernier Connections is the heart of Vernier STEM Classroom. It is an integrated approach that uses Vernier’s complete catalog of hardware, software, content, assessment, and professional development to enable high-quality her STEM education for all students.
For more information on Vernier Science Education and Vernier STEM Classroom, please visit: https://vernier.science.
About Vernier Science Education
For over 40 years, Vernier Science Education has put our experience, knowledge and passion into creating the best and most reliable solutions for STEM education. Our comprehensive solutions include hardware, software, content, assessment, professional development and technical support. At the heart of Vernier is our deep commitment to being a true and trusted partner for STEM educators. We are dedicated to working with educators and communities to build a STEM literate society where students become knowledgeable citizens who can thrive, solve problems, contribute fully to their communities, and drive innovation. I’m here. For more information, see: www.vernier.com.
SOURCE Vernier Science Education