was founded in 1965 as a privately owned
company to provide elementary school
educators with manipulative products
for teaching perception, discrimination,
and eye-hand coordination.
In April 2000, ETA acquired Cuisenaire
Company of America, formerly
part of Pearson Education, and became
Cuisenaire Company of America, founded
in 1958, was one of the first companies
in the United States to focus on math
manipulative products. Widely recognized
in the educational community for high-quality
products and educational content, Cuisenaire
was best known for its pioneering
which are used to help children master
concepts through hands-on explorations.
Other well-known and respected Cuisenaire
include the Super Source® books,
Snap® Cubes, Link-Its® Links,
The Cuisenaire acquisition expanded ETA's
in manipulative-based mathematics education
and widened the scope of instructional
support materials ETA/Cuisenaire offers
in math and science.
Today, ETA/Cuisenaire is widely recognized as one of the pioneers in manipulative-based
education and supplemental materials. ETA/Cuisenaire currently offers
more than 7,000 products. Many of these materials, like the self-correcting VersaTiles® learning
system, are developed by and manufactured exclusively by ETA/Cuisenaire. Our
materials cover the areas of mathematics and science in grades K–12 and
reading/language arts in grades K–6.
With the help of respected professionals, ETA/Cuisenaire develops products
that meet the needs of educators for innovative instructional support materials.
ETA/Cuisenaire materials in each curriculum area are aligned to the latest
state and national instructional standards.
To learn more about our math, reading/language arts,
and science products, or to inquire about our professional
development services, visit us online at www.etacuisenaire.com or phone us toll-free