Championing learning by doing
Educators recognize the true spark of discovery when a student "gets it." This is the proven essence of hands-on learning—that we learn best by doing, achieving understanding through exploration and experience.
Inspiring discovery with
Our proven learning solutions offer a differentiated approach to learning that engages students and reaches each child in his or her own way. Digital versions of popular and effective learning tools combine online flexibility with hands-on effectiveness.
We help educators improve student learning by working together to identify standards-aligned curriculum support tools. Easy-to-use solutions integrate seamlessly and are endorsed by teachers for their proven effectiveness.
Teachers who continue their own professional growth boost their students' achievement. We offer teacher-focused courses with student-centered hands-on learning strategies that can be used immediately in the classroom to achieve measurable results.
Supporting parental engagement
Children learn better when education continues at home. We help parents extend their children's education beyond the classroom with take-home hands-on learning activities that are easy to use and designed for family enjoyment.
Partnering with the best
To ensure educators have fresh, relevant material, we partner with educational publishers, digital content providers, educational institutions, and not-for-profit organizations
to reimagine content into engaging
hands-on learning tools.
Who we are
At ETA hand2mind, we believe students learn best by doing. As the leader in innovative hands-on learning since 1966,
we design solutions that help students and teachers unlock deeper understanding from the first day of preschool to high school graduation and beyond. We offer over 8,000 educational and supplemental materials for math, science, reading/language arts, and STEM, including popular brands such as Hands-On Standards®, VersaTiles®, and Cuisenaire® Rods. Our instructional content, custom-kit options for content providers, manipulatives, interactive digital applications, and teacher coaching and development empower teachers and engage students.