Author: FarFaria Staff
FarFaria is on a mission to keep kids active and engaged this summer. As part of this mission we are announcing the launch of two brand new apps: Fidget and SnapQuest. Check out below for more information on these two new apps, as well as the FarFaria app, and a special code for 20% off a subscription purchase!
Author: Codespiration Staff
Codespiration is a new initiative to get elementary school kids exposed to the basics of computer coding. But instead of the usual online ‘move the sprite’ game, it wants kids to minimise on-screen time and learn via more traditional methods. The codespiration set is an illustrated storybook, a workbook, and a parent’s coding guide. The illustrated book tells the story of Jonny, Jackie and Joy and how they sort out the mess at the zoo.
Along the way, and without even realising it, kids are introduced to common coding principles and vocabulary. These are carried over into the workbook, which is full of exercises, activities, crafts and board games that all reinforce coding concepts and commands in a way that young kids can easily understand.
Can you put your socks on over your shoes and still walk properly?
If the monkey is awake, THEN she needs a banana, ELSE let her sleep.
And if parents want their kids to do some real coding, that’s covered too. codespiration includes a step-by-step parent’s guide that will enable children to write their own small, easy-to-code programs that put into practice what they’ve learned in the books.
More details about the codespiration campaign can be found here.
Author: Flashcard Monkey Staff
Flashcard Monkey is a Cartoon Flashcard Website that lets students study SAT vocabulary. You can get 100 of the most commonly tested SAT vocab flashcards for free on the website. You can pay to get all 500 SAT vocabulary words. The flashcards are designed in a fun, easy to remember style, with cartoon characters and quotes to help learners quickly remember new and challenging words.
The new IW2 provides educators with highly versatile, wireless interactive
whiteboard that’s also incredibly affordable
Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 4, 2015 – IPEVO, the leading provider of affordable education technology, today announced the launch of the IW2, a versatile and wireless interactive whiteboard system that enhances digital learning methods and priced at only $169—hundreds and even thousands of dollars less than alternatives on the market.
With advanced wireless technology, the IW2 transforms flat surfaces into an interactive whiteboard, allowing teachers and students to draw and annotate in real time.
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