In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, social-distancing and self-isolation has been promoted all over media. As the number of infected cases rise, along with school and business closures, it is difficult to see the silver lining in the middle of all of this uncertainty.
Despite these tough times, many businesses are shifting their models to support the local community in new ways. Our TU Incubator members are no different.
In the past few days, some of our member companies have develop resources such as online webinars and offering their services at a discounted rate or sometimes for free. Working hard is nothing new to these member companies, but the resources they created is just above and beyond their call of duty.
Happy Teacher Revolution is a Baltimore-born, international movement with the mission to support the mental health and wellness of teachers. CEO/Founder Danna Thomas recently launched her starter pack and any educators looking to improve their mental health are free to sign up! Register here.
Induck helps prospective college students find the school that fits them best by showing them current student’s experiences through phone interviews with college students. CEO/Founder Tucker Glotzbach is offering extended 3-week free trials for families who need to research colleges from home now that campus visits are canceled. Sign up here. Be sure to read Induck’s blog post to get some tips on how to research colleges remotely.
CourseArc is a digital content creation tool and course management system that enables easy creation of engaging, interactive, accessible, and affordable online courses. The team is currently offering free/open webinars on topics about transitioning live courses to online formats. Register here.
SimplifyMath is a math engagement center located in uptown Towson that focuses on beyond math and how it can relate to everyday life. This engages students in the subject matter and makes it more fun and interactive. SimplifyMath is currently offering free virtual study sessions. Click here to sign up.
Nepris’s mission is to make industry relations a strong part of the everyday classroom by empowering teachers to engage students in STEAM. Nepris is providing a free parent resource to families to keep children engaged and learning while sheltering in place.