Emily Starr started integrating online interactive content in her classroom instruction six years ago, and teaching with technology has been her passion ever since.
Emily left her fourth grade teaching position in 2005 to found StarrMatica Learning Systems. With Emily as company President, StarrMatica has grown to be a leading provider of interactive reading and math content and professional development for schools implementing interactive whiteboard technologies.
StarrMatica is one of District Administration's Top 100 Products of the Year for 2010.
Emily has been awarded Iowa’s Spotlight on Technology in Education Award, The Prometheus Award for Innovation in Education, and the Neal Smith Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Emily shares her interactive content integration expertise with fellow educators at state ed-tech conferences and workshops, through online articles, and via two blogs.