Beaverton, OR
Membean provides teachers with innovative tools that helps their students build their English vocabulary, and refine their study skills.
Education, EdTech, Analytics, Big Data, Test and Measurement

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Membean delivers "durable learning" products for schools and life learners that arrests forgetting of learned material. Using techniques from memory research, Membean's material encourages building knowledge networks in the brain and allowing for multiple recall pathways. The Adaptive Reinforcement Engine refreshes learned material as it's about to be forgotten.

Used by students in over 30 countries, Membean's first product - a web-based vocabulary learning tool for students preparing for the GRE and SAT - teaches thousands of words in a multimodal environment. An example word page: http://membean.com/exemplars/plethora

Built upon the SAT/GRE products, Membean's Educator product for high school and middle school is now used in schools in 47 US states, and in 10 countries around the world. It provides teachers easy to use management capabilities that lets them monitor and assess student progress towards learning targets. Teachers and students in over 150 countries leverages Membean published free resources such as http://membean.com/wordroots

Traditional instruction focuses exclusively on "learning" with little regard for keeping knowledge in memory. Membean turns the paradigm around by focusing on retention. The result is a uniquely engaging and rich learning environment.

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Jun 18, 2014PRWeb Sitemap - Membean at the AP Annual Conference
Dec 9, 2011madeinportland.org - Membean is a featured "Made In Portland" company
Dec 9, 2011grammar.quickanddirtytips.com - Membean featured on Grammar Girl
Oct 17, 2011blog.evernote.com - Membean is "most downloaded" Evernote Peek App
Oct 17, 2011testprep.about.com - Membean: Astounding New Vocabulary Site
Oct 17, 2011talk.collegeconfidential.com - Membean: The best program for learning vocabulary

Competitors (4)

  • Dictionary.com is an online dictionary that provides definitions, synonyms, antonyms, origins, audio pronunciations and example sentences.
  • Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, is a premier provider of educational services for individuals.
  • Lumosity is a neuroscience research company that provides online brain training programs.
  • Princeton Review offers classroom-based print and online products and services to students, educators and educational institutions.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Membean Corporate Offices

    4900 SW Griffith Drive

    Suite 216

    Beaverton, OR 97005


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