The education technology firm founded in 2011 by three graduate students Dana Pagar, Kara Carpenter and Rachael Labrecque, is receiving accolades for a new iPad application to help young children learn addition. The app, called “Addimal Adventure”, uses different games to teach learning strategies for solving addition problems. With the success of their first app, Teachley recently launched its newest math app called “Mt. Multiplis” designed to help struggling students master multiplication skills.
“Kara, Dana and I were graduate students at Teachers College at Columbia University. We were working on a research grant to develop math software, which was still a relatively new concept. As we worked, we saw a disconnect with commercial products and apps not coinciding with what research shows about young learners,” said Teachley co-founder Rachael Labrecque. “We decided to develop our own math apps for kids based upon cognitive research.”
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