Category: Pre-K

Motion Math: Hungry Guppy

Motion Math: Hungry Guppy

August 20, 2012

One of our favorite teams from a Startl Design Boost, MotionMath, has just introduced a new math game that lets 3- to 7-year-olds play with numbers: Hungry Guppy! With a mix of dots and numbers, this “prequel” to their hit game Hungry Fish helps preschool and early elementary school children understand basic addition and numbers. You can now download Hungry Guppy for your [...]

Kindertown – The Education App Store

Kindertown – The Education App Store

August 10, 2012

Busy parents and teachers take note – Kindertown offers a fast and easy way to find apps for kids 3-8. Not just any educational app, but apps that have been tested by parents, educators and of course – kids!

August is “Connected Educator Month”

August is “Connected Educator Month”

August 1, 2012

The US Department of Education has declared August Connected Educator Month.  Educators of all levels are invited to participate in a month of events such as webinars, forums, tours/expos and contests. Sign-up to learn, network, collaborate and innovate Webinars and other real-­‐time events—many headlined by education, technology, and community leaders—that you can register to attend. [...]

A World Without Textbooks?

A World Without Textbooks?

February 22, 2011

Which apps and content libraries do you see pushing the envelope and gaining traction in classrooms?

New Report on Digital Media and Learning

New Report on Digital Media and Learning

January 31, 2011

A new report out examines the ways in which afterschool programs, libraries and museums use digital media to support extracurricular learning.

In NYC? Digital Learning: Demos and Discussion on December 16

In NYC? Digital Learning: Demos and Discussion on December 16

December 2, 2010

Join us on December 16, 2010 at 7pm in NYC for a night of Demos and Discussion from NY Education Technologists!

The Day After – Recap of Startl’s Mobile Design Boost

The Day After – Recap of Startl’s Mobile Design Boost

November 16, 2010

A recap of our 4-day, intense Mobile Design Boost – lots of learning, laughing, sweat, anxiety and prizes at the end!

Startl Announces 10 Teams for November 2010 Mobile Design Boost

Startl Announces 10 Teams for November 2010 Mobile Design Boost

October 15, 2010

Startl is pleased to announce the ten teams selected to participated in our November Mobile Design Boost to be held in San Francisco November 11-14, 2010.

National STEM Video Game Challenge

National STEM Video Game Challenge

September 27, 2010

From the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and inspired by the “Educate to Innovate” campaign, the National STEM Video Game Challenge aims to motivate interest in STEM learning among America’s youth by tapping into students’ natural passions for playing and making video games.

What Do Teachers Want in Apps for Education?

What Do Teachers Want in Apps for Education?

August 15, 2010

In the area of digital learning, what is it that teachers want in apps? What functionality would teachers find useful? The team at IEAR.org (I Education Apps Review) summarized the thoughts from their community and narrowed down the wants and needs of teachers to eight key items.

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