STEMscopes NGSS 3D Wins Cool Tool Award for STEM in 2021 EdTech Awards

Four products from STEMscopes suite also chosen as finalists for nine Cool Tool Awards

HOUSTON – April 12, 2021 – The 2021 EdTech Awards has selected STEMscopes NGSS 3D from Accelerate Learning as the winner of the Cool Tool Award from a pool of 20 finalists in the STEM (science, tech, engineering, math) solution category. In addition, four STEMscopes products have been named finalists for nine Cool Tool Awards in seven different categories.

The EdTech Awards program is the largest recognition program in all of education technology. This year’s finalists and winners were narrowed from the larger field and judged based on various criteria, including pedagogical workability, efficacy and results, support, clarity, value and potential.

The STEMscopes Cool Tool Award finalists are:

  • STEMscopes Coding in the coding, computer science, engineering solution category and the new product or service category
  • STEMscopes Math in the curriculum and instruction solution, e-learning, blended, or flipped solution, math solution, new product or service, and testing & assessment solution categories
  • STEMscopes NGSS 3D in the e-learning, blended, or flipped solution category

"Our mission is STEM education, and we are honored that our STEMscopes solutions have been recognized with Cool Tool Awards across so many categories,” said Dr. Reid Whitaker, founder and chief academic officer of Accelerate Learning. “We are proud to partner with preK-12 educators across the country and around the world to engage students in STEM and deepen their learning, increase scores, close the achievement gap, and inspire tomorrow’s STEM leaders.”

 Celebrating its 11th year, the U.S.-based EdTech Awards program recognizes outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. Featuring edtech’s best and brightest, the annual program shines a spotlight on cool tools, inspiring leaders, and innovative trendsetters across the K-12, higher education, and skills and workforce sectors.

About STEMscopes

STEMscopes is a comprehensive suite of results-oriented STEM curriculum and professional development solutions used by 6 million students and 600,000 teachers across all 50 states. Created by educators for educators, STEMscopes is highly adaptable, affordable, and supports instruction in any kind of learning environment. STEMscopes was developed by Accelerate Learning Inc. in partnership with Rice University. For information, visit or call 800-531-0864.


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About STEMscopes

STEMscopes, created by Accelerate Learning Inc., is an award-winning, research-based national leader in PreK-12 STEM curriculum. Used by over 6 million students and 600,000 teachers across all 50 states, STEMscopes provides comprehensive digital resources, supplemental print materials, hands-on exploration kits, and STEM professional learning that drive engagement and academic growth. For more information, visit or call toll-free 800-531-0864.


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Javier Encinas

Vice President Marketing, Accelerate Learning