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Madison start-up bets on interactive future for reading education

A 3D-Readers screen shot, courtesy of NeuronFarm.
Madison, Wis. After four years of development the electronic learning company NeuronFarm has put the finishing touches on its interactive Web-based learning tool 3D-Readers, moving past early funding difficulties and technological hurdles.

The company f......

Full article >>> on four of them by 2004 and added over $1.4 million dollars to their resources, funds which Johnson-Glenberg said were vital to getting NeuronFarm started.

"We're sort of the poster children for NIH in that regard," Johnson-Glenberg said. "That's what the [grants] were created for, to take innovative research and get products developed and commercialized."

Building the technology......

Full article >>> NeuronFarm's biggest break in developing 3D-Readers was that they had correctly predicted a Web browser would make the best platform for learning. An estimated 98 percent of all public schools are hooked up to the Internet and 90 percent have high-speed connections. This makes 3D-Readers accessible in most educational settings without the need for further installation.

"Two years ago woul......

Full article >>> of technology in schools," Goedken said. "We're not just assessing, we're finding qualities to help through visual and verbal comprehension."......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Les Chappell 05/02/05


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