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Using Screen Time to Motivate Reading: An Interview with Susan B. Neuman
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Speakaboos caught up with Susan B. Neuman, Professor and Chair of the Teaching and Learning Department at the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University and early literacy specialist. As a leader in children’s literacy, we wanted to understand her perspective on using digital devices as a way to improve literacy and how an app, like Speakaboos, can help motivate children to love reading. She speaks to the evolution of children’s educational content, why books and screens actually go hand-in-hand, and how one’s earliest learning experience often shapes the kind of learner they’ll become.
Top 10 Ways to Use Speakaboos in the Classroom
Tuesday, July 22, 2016
See the ten best ways to use Speakaboos in your PreK-3 classroom.
1. Foster Independent Reading: Child-directed interface allows students to choose stories around their favorite characters and explore multiple reading models.
Get Cross-Curricular with Speakaboos
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
First grade teacher and Speakaboos Teacher Ambassador Julie DiBenedetto recently shared her experiences teaching cross-curricular lessons using Speakaboos. Read on for Julie's advice to instructors wishing to integrate reading into school subject.
Sunburst Digital Partners with Speakaboos to Bring the Award-Winning Reading Motivation and Literacy Platform to Elementary Schools Nationwide
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Today, Sunburst announced Speakaboos for School, a new initiative bringing the award-winning digital reading motivation platform to elementary schools across the country through the Sunburst network. The Speakaboos platform motivates children of all reading levels, helping them become self-confident, independent readers through a library categorized by children's interests and featuring engaging stories that leverage interactive technology and active learning.