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Second Avenue Software Awarded a National Science Foundation Phase IIB SBIR Grant

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by Second Avenue Learning on Jul 1, 2015 6:21:37 AM

Grant will support development of the Martha Madison Serious Game Suite for Physical Science


Second Avenue Learning Celebrates the International Year of Light!

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by Second Avenue Learning on Feb 3, 2015 11:33:05 AM

If you drive around Rochester, New York long enough, you are bound to run into an optics or imaging corporation. There are the giants, of course: Xerox Corp., Bausch & Lomb, Inc., and Eastman Kodak. Rochester is also home to around 50 small and midsized optics companies, which produce everything from optic technologies for motor vehicle sensor systems to the lenses of the Hubble telescope. The study of light, and all its many applications, has been a part of Rochester’s history for over 150 years.

2014 Frontiers in Education Conference

Victoria Van Voorhis

by Victoria Van Voorhis on Oct 20, 2014 9:14:47 AM

Second Avenue Learning is pleased to announce that Professor David Simkins, our colleague from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), will be presenting a joint paper on the Martha Madison project at the 2014 Frontiers in Education Conference. The conference, held this year in Madrid, draws together professionals from a wide variety of fields, for the purpose of furthering innovations in STEM, with a special focus on engineering education.

Back to School Apps: Quacktions!

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by Second Avenue Learning on Aug 26, 2014 10:58:23 AM

Now that it's officially back-to-school season, we are excited to announce that we have a brand new math app to share: Quacktions!

Announcing The Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning

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by Second Avenue Learning on Apr 25, 2014 10:42:51 AM

To celebrate the launch of The Center for Game and Simulation-Based Learning, Excelsior College is hosting a celebratory event Friday, May 16th at 1 PM on Capitol Hill. Join fellow education thought leaders, legislators, and policy makers to learn about fresh approaches to game-based learning. Presentations will focus on the importance of disruptive innovation, and the future of education.

Join us at the House STEM App Challenge Workshop!

Second Avenue Learning

by Second Avenue Learning on Mar 28, 2014 10:45:41 AM

Local high school students: we have an exciting opportunity to share with you!

Victoria Van Voorhis Speaks at TEDxRochester

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by Second Avenue Learning on Aug 9, 2013 1:14:35 PM

"You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation." -Plato

Second Avenue CEO speaking at SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit


by admin on May 6, 2013 8:29:07 AM

Are you at the 2013 SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit in San Francisco this week? One of the hottest conferences in the edtech space for the K-16 marketplace, the Ed Tech Industry Summit celebrates its tenth year with the theme Navigating "Next". Conference programming will focus on the future of teaching and learning, emerging trends and best practices.

Second Avenue at TEDxRochester


by admin on Nov 5, 2012 8:02:25 AM

Today we're at TEDxRochester, an independently organized TED event devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

Voters Ed in the Classroom


by admin on Oct 26, 2012 7:51:30 AM

Last night the Rochester, NY affiliate of News 10 NBC featured Voters Ed in use in a local 8th grade social studies classroom.

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