[prMac.com] Baltimore, Maryland – WeLearn Educational Software Founder and CEO Kevin Giffhorn is speaking at the September 27th Baltimore Tech Breakfast, which is held in conjunction with Baltimore Innovation Week 2012.
Mr. Giffhorn will discuss the company’s eNotebook note taking app, which has sold in over 75 countries and ranked in the top 100 productivity apps on the iTunes app store – as well as demonstrating the redesigned and expanded version of eNotebook scheduled to be released in late 2012.
He will also share the challenges of launching an app in today’s competitive marketplace and of founding a startup while teaching full-time.
Mr. Giffhorn brings over 15 years of teaching experience, as well as engineering sales experience, to his role as Founder and CEO of WeLearn. “For too long, technology companies have told educators how they should change the way they should teach to fit the technology. We have developed technology that fits the way that educators teach and students learn.”
The eNotebook app sets itself apart from the competition by using a single-page approach to notes instead of the “scroll” approach. The single-page approach allows user to create electronic notebooks consisting of blank pages, notes from multiple files, and files from a variety of formats; the scroll approach only allows users to take notes on PDF files and does not allow them to insert blank pages or multiple source materials into their notes.
About Kevin Giffhorn:
Kevin Giffhorn, M.S., a National Board Certified Teacher, brings over 15 years educational experience as a high-school Mathematics teacher, Department Chairperson and Adjunct College Professor, as well as previous experience running large-scale technology pilot programs. In addition to being named a finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year in 2004, Mr. Giffhorn was awarded the Carroll County Outstanding Educator with Technology in 2007 and the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics High School Teacher of the Year in 2011.
He is currently a Math teacher at Liberty High School in Sykesville, Maryland, and an adjunct professor at McDaniel College. Mr. Giffhorn holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Millersville University and an M.S. in Mathematics Education from Hood College. He was also awarded the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholarship and spent three weeks in Japan collaborating with leaders in all levels of education.eNotebook app
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Located in Baltimore, Maryland, WeLearn Educational Software was founded in May 2011 with the mission of helping people to learn more effectively through the use of appropriate technology. The company’s first product, eNotebook for the iPad, was launched in February 2011, and additional products are currently in development. Copyright (C) 2012 WeLearn Educational Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.
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