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Summer Reading

Our library has a summer reading program in which children can earn prizes for reading a certain number of books. My children like to win the prizes as quickly as they can, so I’ve been checking out a lot of picture books lately for my younger two. Some of them I’m familiar with, and some of them I’ve never seen before. It’s been fun

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SmartTutor Wins 2009 BESSIE Awards for Reading and Math Software

We are thrilled to let you know that Smart Tutor won the 2009 BESSIE Award (Best Educational Software) in two categories: Early Elementary Reading and Upper Elementary Math. The BESSIE Awards target original, content-rich programs and websites that provide educators and parents with the technology to promote educational excellence.  Winners are selected from software titles and websites submitted by publishers around the globe. Read

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Mobile Learning & Smart Tutor

(image courtesy of wstryder) Last week I attended a conference on mobile learning in DC.  The experience was a real eye-opener to say the least. There are tons of really cool ‘stuff’ going on in the world of Mobile Learning. Carly Shuler, from the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop presented some very interesting research on children and mobile learning. You can read

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