SOURCE: PCS Edventures!

June 29, 2005 08:00 ET

PCS Edventures! Announces Expanding Retail and Home Education Initiative

BOISE, ID -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 29, 2005 -- PCS Edventures! (OTC BB: PCSV) today announced continuing expansion into the retail and home education marketplace. Leveraging partnerships with K'NEX® Education and Megabloks®, PCS Edventures! is now offering expanded home education products that include manipulatives, software, and PCS curriculum offerings customized for the home education and retail market.

BrickLab@Home, a home education version of the well-known BrickLab™ whole school technology education solution, is now available packaged with Megabloks® manipulatives, specialized online support services for registered owners, and a customized home curriculum extracted from the extensive BrickLab™ Survey curriculum. Activities cover topics in applied physics, communications, construction engineering, and mathematics.

Edventures! Online has expanded its course catalog offerings for home users and now includes specialized curriculum offerings utilizing K'NEX manipulatives focusing on technology, engineering, and mathematics. "Blending the effectiveness of hands-on learning with the unique motivational aspects of the PCS Edventures! Merit System creates a powerful learning environment," said Richard Mussler-Wright, Director of Curriculum Development for PCS Edventures! "K'NEX Education products are high quality and versatile, and the support provided from their development group has been excellent. These new curricular offerings are perfect for the home educator, or any family that wants to provide additional motivation and educational advantage to their children."

"The home education market potential is significant, representing millions of dollars of potential revenue annually," said Bill Albert, PCS Edventures! National Sales Manager. "Our curriculum products have already been approved for state and federal funding in numerous states that provide financial support to homeschoolers, and we are now focusing on rolling these programs out to families across the country."

About PCS Edventures!

PCS Edventures! is the recognized leader in design, development and delivery of hands-on, project-based learning labs to the K-14 market worldwide. It has sold and installed more than 2,500 hands-on, Engineering, Robotics & Science labs at public and private schools, pre-schools, Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCAs, and other after-school programs in all 50 states in the U.S., as well as sites in 13 countries Internationally. The Labs are supported by Edventures! OnLine, which is an Internet-based and accessed program available in multiple languages, through its rich curriculum, communication, assessment capabilities, and online community features. This site can be accessed from the Labs or from the home at www.edventures.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:

    Financial Contact:
    Christina M. Vaughn
    1.800.429.3110 X 101

    Investor Contact:
    Anthony A. Maher
    1.800.429.3110 X 102
    Email Contact

    Web Site: www.edventures.com