Computer Explorers: Companies Merge Their Talents to Provide a Superb Educational Experience


HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2013) -  Computer Explorers is excited to announce its new partnership with Playrific, a leading digital media provider for children. Through a joint effort, Playrific will support Computer Explorers' nearly 33,000 students worldwide via a customized web app launched March 21.

Computer Explorers offers fun, exciting technology courses and activities for children, reinforcing core academic learning through their technology resources. Using the unique TechStars™ curriculum written by and for educators, teachers have the ability to prepare students of today for the academic and technology worlds of tomorrow. As the curriculum meets and exceeds the National Educational Technology Standards (NETS), the classroom experience provides everything necessary for teachers to surpass all expectations and guidelines.

The new partnership is expected to benefit not only both companies, but most importantly children and educators. "By syncing our classroom expertise and learning methodology with their technology, we're able to provide an unparalleled user experience," said Carol Hadley, president of Computer Explorers. "As classroom technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, we are now positioned to offer solutions unlike anyone else as we launch our eStars program in partnership with Playrific."

The eStars site provides children in TechStars classes the ability to continue the fun and engaging educational process in a safe and developmentally appropriate venue. The children share this experience with their families via a password-protected portal.

In 1984, Computer Explorers was founded by educators to give all children access to quality technology education. Today, Computer Explorers is one of the fastest growing children's educational franchises in the United States, reaching more than 33,000 children per week in nearly 1,000 locations across the United States, the United Kingdom, China and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

Carol Hadley
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