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VariQuest Launches New Educational Tools – the Perfecta® 2400STP Poster Design System and Motiva™ 400 Specialty Printing System for the K–12 Market

By: VariQuest Visual & Kinesthetic Learning Tools
March 26th, 2018

The newest additions to the VariQuest suite of solutions provide endless options for creating on-the-spot school-wide communication, recognition, and student engagement materials. (Brooklyn Park, MN) March 23, 2018 — Varitronics, creator of the VariQuest® suite of solutions and leading provider of visual and kinesthetic learning tools for the K-12 market, is pleased to introduce two new products to its robust line of educational offerings to promote student achievement, student engagement, and further schools in their pursuit of STEM and CTE development – the Perfecta® 2400STP and Motiva™ 400.

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Perfecta™ 2400 Awarded DA’s Top 100 Products of 2016

By: Heidi Glasow
March 9th, 2017

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How to Write a Grant eBook

How to Write a Grant eBook

This helpful guide includes an explanation of the grant process, including a checklist (with samples!), and useful links and resources to find funding!

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Perfecta | Professional Development | Student Engagement | Poster Maker 3600 | STEM | Maker Movement | Featured Topics: Professional Development

What Happens in the Brain When Students Collaborate?

By: Melissa Hughes, Ph.D.
July 22nd, 2016

This post has been republished with permission from Dr. Melissa Hughes, a curriculum and instruction expert. In partnership with Dr. Hughes, VariQuest delivers professional development webinars to valued educators. To learn more about this offer, visit our professional development page. The Maker Movement, as it’s called, is finding its way to more and more classrooms today.  STEM and STEAM initiatives have promoted a learning culture that flips the priority from the consumption of information to the production of innovative and creative meaning. According to some educational experts, the Maker Movement could actually be the impetus for the next industrial revolution.

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Last Year's Perfecta Winner at ISTE: Maggie Helck

By: Geena Maharaj
June 24th, 2016

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) boasts one of the largest ed tech conferences in the nation, drawing from 16,000 educators across the globe for professional learning, collaborative networking opportunities, and of course, some big prizes.

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Perfecta | VariQuest Tools: Perfecta 2400

Perfecta™ 2400 Awarded DA’s Top 100 Products of 2015

By: Geena Maharaj
December 3rd, 2015

PRESS RELEASE

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Perfecta | Poster Maker 3600

Make Your School Life Easier with VariQuest™ Repositionable Paper

By: Geena Maharaj
September 18th, 2015

   Easily display activities, diagrams, infographics, instructional signage and more with our new Repositionable Paper for Perfecta™ 2400, Poster Maker 3600, and ProImage® Poster Printer!

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Perfecta | Student Engagement | Poster Maker 3600 | VariQuest Tools: Perfecta 2400 | VariQuest Tools: Poster Maker 3600

How to Promote Anti-Bullying Behavior

By: Geena Maharaj
August 21st, 2015

Fill in the blank. Students who are ______ are more likely to bring a weapon to school. One in eight children who are ______ fear being attacked at school. Over half of teens have been ______, and nearly the same number of teens has ______ a peer.

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Last Year's Perfecta Winner at ISTE: Kitty Herbel

By: Geena Maharaj
June 25th, 2015

“OMG, OMG, OMG…I WON!” If you overheard this public outburst back at ISTE in 2014, you witnessed Kitty Herbel realizing she had won—big time. The Waller Middle School educator won the one and only VariQuest™ Perfecta™ Poster Design System, and she couldn’t have been happier.

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