Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 22 October 2018 – NUITEQ®, the developer of award-winning collaborative software solutions, announced today that it has appointed Teachers, Marial Valenzuela and Odile López-Penha, as Education Technology Specialists.
In their roles, Marial and Odile will focus on developing the content offering of Snowflake MultiTeach®. In particular, they will be responsible for creating new curriculum-aligned lessons in Spanish and English. Furthermore, they will also be creating Spanish training and communication material for partners, customers, and teachers. This will ensure that NUITEQ is able to quickly respond to the needs of the Latin America education market and further strengthen its position as the pioneer of interactive multitouch solutions for schools.
Marial and Odile will also collaborate with Snowflake MultiTeach users and relay their feedback to the NUITEQ development team.
“Joining NUITEQ for me is a great opportunity to integrate and collaborate with teachers from all over the world, to create engaging classroom environments and successful learning experiences with a fun and interactive twist. It’s about speaking to kids in their own language, connecting them to the world, and preparing them for the jobs of the future.”, says Marial Valenzuela.
Marial has over 15 years experience as an Elementary Teacher, 7 of them at MCSchool Santo Domingo. She also has 6 years experience as a College Professor. Marial continues to practice teaching at the MCSchool in parallel to working at NUITEQ.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Masters in College Education and Administration from the Universidad Catolica Santo Domingo (UCSD) in the Dominican Republic.
“I am committed to promoting active learning to help students realize their potential and support their needs. NUITEQ gives me the chance to do just that!”, says Odile López-Penha.
Odile is licensed in Early Childhood Education, with more than 15 years of experience in the area.
For the past 5 years, she’s been working as President and Editor for a family magazine, Kids Talk and as a Mentor for public teachers in the Dominican Republic.
Besides her role at NUITEQ, she’s an Elementary Teacher at the American School of Santo Domingo.
“We’re delighted to have more passionate teachers joining the global NUITEQ team. It is exciting to expand our operations in the Latin American market, beyond our Brazilian operations.”, says NUITEQ’s CEO and co-founder Harry van der Veen. He continues: “We believe that there is tremendous potential in Spanish speaking regions, so we are excited to have Marial and Odile join our team to create curriculum specific content for Spanish speaking markets.”
NUITEQ is the pioneer of multitouch software solutions for education, enterprise, and entertainment. NUITEQ maximizes the use of any multitouch touchscreen with fully independent zones that can be used simultaneously. Its educational software empowers expressive learning through memorable digital storytelling. NUITEQ provides a safe environment for providing authentic feedback in collaborative settings. Its award-winning Snowflake software is used in over 70 countries.
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