Maria Homann

Word nerd and creative digital octopus. Formally Content Marketing Manager

Pearson and Labster Partner to Make Gamified Learning Accessible to Millions of High School Students Across the Country

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Newest edition of Miller & Levine Biology to be integrated with Labster’s virtual simulations on the Realize LMS, increasing engagement and achievement in science education. Atlanta – March 15, 2018 – Today at the 2018 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference, Pearson and Labster announced their partnership that will …

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Lavola partners with Labster to provide students across the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America with access to award-winning virtual labs

Bogotá – March 13, 2018 – Lavola and Labster today announce the signing of a partnership agreement for distribution of Labster’s award-winning virtual labs throughout the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America. The partnership will help to enable educational institutions in these regions to increase their academic results and significantly reduce costs. Labster provides an easily …

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Labster Recommends: The 18 most inspiring and life-changing movies we have seen

Being a student is all about learning. But learning comes in many shapes and sizes, and some things we just can’t learn from a textbook. Often we need to learn from experience. Whether it’s the experiences we have from living life, travelling the world, meeting new people, or perhaps we’re able to learn from other …

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Meet the axolotl

Axolotls are not only cute and fun to look at, they’re also a vital part of developmental, regeneration and evolutionary research. But after being driven to near extinction from their natural habitat, Mexico City, these creatures are now found more in labs than anywhere else. Recently, researchers gained access to the full genome sequence of …

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Democratizing education

Meet Jack.  Jack is a 20 year old American from the town of Crownsville, Maryland. When he was 13, a close family friend, who was like an uncle to Jack, passed away from pancreatic cancer. This experience was devastating for Jack, and when he discovered that 85% of all pancreatic cancer patients are diagnosed late …

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Why gamification in the classroom is such a good idea (and what Labster is doing about it)

The stats aren’t good. Science just isn’t interesting enough. Or actually, it’s not science that’s boring, it’s science classes. About 80% of students say that they like science and find it interesting. However, less than half of those students say that they enjoy the science classes that are offered at their schools.   Unfortunately for …

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TECH BBQ 2017: Bugs in chocolate, physical therapy in VR and Labster’s $10m announcement

This week, the Labster team joined Tech BBQ 2017, Denmark’s oldest and largest tech innovation summit. For us, day 2 was particularly exciting as we knew our CEO would be making a huge announcement on the main stage at the end of the day. While we waited for the big news, we took a look …

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Labster raises $10m in series A funding to bring virtual lab simulations to students around the world

Series A funding round led by Balderton Capital, with participation from Northzone Fast-growing ed tech company collaborates with Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, USA, and Imperial College in London, to develop its immersive award-winning simulations David Helgason, founder of Unity Technologies video gaming company, invests and joins the board Copenhagen – September 6, 2017 …

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