Project: Educational Software Simulations
Project site: www.explorelearning.com
ExploreLearning is a leading K-14 interactive content creator,
partnering with major publishers and educational companies
to revolutionize the way teachers teach and students learn.
ExploreLearning's Gizmos are exemplary multimedia simulations
that bring life to a full range of subjects, from Algebra
to English. The hands-on learning that Gizmos provide combines
with assessment tracking to result in student and teacher
In 2003, a member of Article 19 served as a consultant on
the development of the latest generation of Gizmos, and providing
leadership and project management services to ExploreLearning's
multimedia production group.
Project responsibilities included: Coordinating the activities
of both the internal production group as well as a team of
distributed consultants; Managing the production of individual
media elements and their integration into the final product(s);
Content management including version management, site maintenance,
and release strategy; Multimedia authoring, Lingo scripting,
image processing, sound editing, and other hands-on media
creation and manipulation.
In October, 2003, ExploreLearning launched a brand new subscription-based
Web site featuring hundreds of Gizmos and associated curriculum