MOSCOW, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DYMO™/Mimio®, a leading provider of interactive teaching technologies, joined Russian ministries of education, leading education decision makers and businesses for a meeting of minds at "The Formation of Innovative Learning Environment within the Requirements of New Federal Education Standard" forum. The conference, which took place in Kaluga, Russia in February, was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, and the Peace and Harmony Charity Foundation, in collaboration with the region of Kaluga. The event brought together more than 200 attendees from Ministers of Education of the Central Federal District covering more than 18 regions, as well as their deputies and school directors -- all focused on the mutual goal of adopting a new federal education standard for Russia.
At the conference, DYMO/Mimio joined education leaders to bring light to key issues facing Russia's education landscape, and modern solutions for primary school educators and students, in line with the new federal education standards in primary schools. Through an interactive exhibition, DYMO/Mimio showcased its award-winning instructional platform, providing educators with the best educational technology solutions for hardware, software, content and training.
DYMO/Mimio's comprehensive suite of integrated, easy-to-use interactive teaching tools and services include:
"It has been our distinct honor to participate in this momentous event by sharing our innovative education resources for Russian schools," says Konstanti Izmaylov, DYMO/Mimio, Market Development Manager for Russia. "We were all here seeking more opportunities to do what DYMO/Mimio has long been working toward -- empowering teachers to simply teach, and creating a better way for students to actively learn."
In addition to interactive exhibitions, attendees participated in roundtables focused on key education topics, including: "2012 -- Year of the Digital School in Russia," "Standard of New Generation: Requirements for Conditions and Results of Primary Education," and "New Teacher of the New School." A separate session focused on the communicative activity approach to teaching primary school children through integrated lessons of literature, technology and fine arts.
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Download lesson plans and connect with other educators at www.mimioconnect.com and view helpful how-to videos by Mimio Masters on the DYMO/Mimio YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/dymomimio.
DYMO/Mimio ITT was named the 2011 "Best Educational Use of a Device-Specific Application" in the CODiE Awards, a 2011 red dot Award winner for product design, a 2011 IDEA Awards finalist, Scholastic Administrator's "Best in Tech 2009 & 2010," one of District Administration's "Top 100 products of 2010," Scholastic Instructor's Teacher's Pick "Best of 2009," and the 2009 ECOO Vendor Excellence Award winner in both "Best Education Solution" and "Best Technology Product."
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