CHICAGO, March 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In coordination with its participation at the 2021 SXSW EDU conference, Discov3ry Group, LLC today launched their first product, a 58-page activity book called Squixy and the Battle for All Time(s)!.
The Squixy platform has reimagined traditional educational workbooks, combining a graphic novel layout and content approach with a full curriculum of educational material, all aligned with Common Core Standards.
Greg Stallkamp, CEO of Discov3ry Group, said of Squixy’s innovative approach to teaching, “Squixy pairs exciting, character-driven storytelling and proven pedagogy with the technological marvel of augmented reality. Expanding on the tactile experience of an illustrated, printed activity book, the Squixy augmented reality experience allows children to really live inside this new world.”
Squixy and the Battle for All Time(s)! is the first in a series of educational tools focused on the concept of Learn Fast, Learn Fun. Stephanie Pedersen, Chief Learning Office of Discov3ry Group, explains further, “Studies show that children can learn up to 20 times faster when they are at play. We ran with this idea and worked with a diverse Advisory Board comprised of educators, developers, and parents to create this new galaxy of educational opportunities.” Ms. Pedersen continued, “We chose multiplication as our first topic as it’s a particularly difficult set of skills for kids to master. Young students learn in different ways, too, so we…